Tag: Spring Training

Dreamcast 37: The Chris Carpenter Edition

Dreamcast 37: The Chris Carpenter Edition
In today’s version of the Dreamcast, we salute the not-so-great Chris Carpenter, who went over to the Boston Red Sox in the Theo Epstein trade. We talk briefly about top prospects, depth, and not getting our hopes up too much even though there is plenty to be excited about for the future. We also talked... Read more »

Tomorrow the Cubs Get to Play Ball! Sorta....

Tomorrow the Cubs Get to Play Ball! Sorta....
Tomorrow, the Chicago Cubs will play their very first Spring Training game of the 2014 season. There is good news and there is bad news about that game though. The good news is that the Cubs are guaranteed to come out of the game with a win! That’s right, you can bet the house that... Read more »

I Miss Baseball

I Miss Baseball
As finals wind down for me in my first year as an urban Chicago public charter school teacher, I’ve finally been able to take a breath (still have to grade up a storm to get the semester marks in before Friday though).  It’s been a challenge and a welcome distraction from the fact that there’s... Read more »
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Unusual Spring Training Battle Ahead

Spring training is less than three months away, but a spring training battle for playing time is likely to emerge. The situation can be projected ahead based upon the unusual situation the Cubs have in their roster. The Cubs are flush with infield prospects that are within a year or two of contributing to the... Read more »