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Dreamcast 85: Unchecked Optimism

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We’re mere hours from Opening Day if you consider anything less than 48 “mere,” so it’s time to do our season preview episode! In this edition: We’ll probably talk about the MLBPA snafus later on after we get a few games that actually count under our belt. You can check out the podcast page or just click on the embedded players below. …

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Dreamcast 69: A Nice Stretch

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As the Cubs continue to chip away at their deficits in both the division and wild card races, RC, SVB, and Berselius hang out to consider how to bridge the rotation until Stroman gets back (and hopefully doesn’t suck), Drew Smyly going to the bullpen, trying to get Seiya Suzuki right, and extending Cody Bellinger. Plus there’s some extended talk …

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Dreamcast 68: Making It Worthwhile

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Glad the Cubs didn’t blow it in the ninth, but they probably should figure out how to find a better lefty reliever. Anyway, RC & Berselius hang out to discuss the happenings around the Trade Deadline now that it’s over, including what the Cubs did. We also hope for a quick fix for Marcus Stroman and Seiya Suzuki while also …

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Dreamcast 64: Stay the Course

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Here’s the latest episode where we talk about a bunch of random stuff: You can check out the¬†podcast page¬†or just click on the embedded players below. You can also use the sidebar to get to our Apple Podcast pages and leave a nice review and rating if it pleases you.

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Taking Stock of the Roster (So Far)

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The Cubs have been riding a win streak since we last blogged that would be impressive if these games actually mattered. They don’t get an official off day until next week, but so far it seems everyone is just taking it easy, and a few have already left camp to participate in WBC play so that will give a few …

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World Baseball Classic 2023

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As spring training arrives next week, there will be a few star (and honestly a bunch of non-star) players reporting a bit earlier than usual (including the Cubs’ Seiya Suzuki, who is already in Arizona) because they’re participating in the World Baseball Classic. Marcus Stroman will also play again, this time representing Team Puerto Rico after having pitched the USA …