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The Post-World Series/Pre-GM Meetings Dreamcast

The Post-World Series/Pre-GM Meetings Dreamcast
We’re a couple weeks removed from the World Series and real Major League Baseball action, so now we’re a bit bored awaiting some offseason transactions that hopefully benefit the Cubs now and later.  We decided to record a podcast (yes, those are still happening!) that you can access via our mother ship where we store all that... Read more »

Dreamcast 28 - Drunken Mailbag Edition

Dreamcast 28 - Drunken Mailbag Edition
In this week’s Dreamcast we answer a ton of your emails about a wide range of topics. We had some questions about potential extensions for Mike Trout and Bryce Harper which are always fun to think about. We had a question about what the meaning of life is. We answered the all time great “boxers... Read more »

Dreamcast 27 - Mouth full of meat

Dreamcast 27 - Mouth full of meat
For this Dreamcast we had Craig Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus join us since Rice was dying of Ebola. We answered some emails and talked to Brad Cook of OOTP Baseball about his companies baseball simulation game. We then talked about regression to the mean and how it pertains to some young talent like Yasiel Puig, Starlin... Read more »
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Dreamcast 26: The Billy (Dee or Otherwise) Williams Edition

Hello, and welcome to Dreamcast 26 which is brought to you by One – P Apparel! Check them out and spread the word about their kickstarter campaign. For this week’s podcast, we had no e-mails (BOO!) so we ask that you please contact us using our contact form and just send in questions or comments, interact... Read more »

Dreamcast 25 - The Derrek Lee Edition

Dreamcast 25 - The Derrek Lee Edition
For this edition of The Dreamcast we talked about the Matt Garza trade that netted Mike Olt, CJ Edwards, Justin Grimm and a PTBNL. We discussed Dale Sveum and whether he is going to last as Cubs manager. We waxed poetic about Junior Lake and how magical his small sample size has been thus far.... Read more »

Dreamcast 24.2 - Prospecting with Cubs Den

Dreamcast 24.2 - Prospecting with Cubs Den
This is side two to the Dreamcast experience. Here’s side one. We talked to John Arguello of Cubs Den. We talked about Kris Bryant as a prospect and what the Cubs draft strategy was like. We also touched on holding out for more money in the draft and whether that’s something that should be looked... Read more »
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Dreamcast 22.1 - Shattered Mark Prior Dreams

Dreamcast 22.1 - Shattered Mark Prior Dreams
MUSIC BY: Lath and Plaster and DJ Krav https://soundcloud.com/lathandplaster Twitter: @IanMiller ALSO @ProductiveOuts EMAILZ: worldseriesdreaming@gmail.com iTunes Twitterz: @WSDreaming_Cubs @CubicSnarkonia @MRubio52 Guest Twitterz: @harrypav websites: http://www.brooksbaseball.net/ and http://www.baseballprospectus.com/ For this week’s Dreamcast we talk about trades and player acquisition. Cubs made a lot of moves in a day by trading away Scott Feldman, Carlos Marmol and Steve Clevenger to various places (Marmol to the Dodgers, Feldman and... Read more »

Dreamcast 21.1 - Hold on I can't find the hole

Dreamcast 21.1 - Hold on I can't find the hole
For this week’s Dreamcast we talked about Carlos Marmol being DFA’d and Ian Stewart being released. We can finally say that the Cubs definitely lost the Tyler Colvin trade which is difficult since Colvin is likely being sent down to AAA. We discussed Carlos Marmol’s funky career arc and his complete loss of control. We... Read more »

Dreamcast 20.1 - The elusive dream of happiness in baseball

Dreamcast 20.1 - The elusive dream of happiness in baseball
EMAILZ: worldseriesdreaming@gmail.com Hello, this is side one to Episode 20 because our show was too big. In this episode we answer emails about #want and #rig, we answer questions about top Cubs prospects Javier Baez, Albert Almora and lineup construction on the whole. We dip a little into Kris Bryant and why Mauricio Rubio doesn’t watch... Read more »
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Dreamcast 19.1 - A story of failed beginnings

Hello, we recorded two Podcasts tonight. We had Craig Goldstein (@cdgoldstein) join us to talk about the Chicago Cubs draft, great prospect names in the Cubs system, and he was kind enough to evaluate the talent overall. He also gave us his top 5 prospects in the system. Craig is by far the best Dodgers... Read more »