Looking Into the Shadows at Jon Lester

Jake Arrieta is the team’s ace—we know that. But he can’t do it alone, and so far, he doesn’t have to. Jon Lester, off to a excellent start this season, has regained his form and is armed and dangerous.


Three Strikes – Lester, Offense carry Cubs to sweep of Pirates

Published on May 5th, 201621 comment

Get your brooms out, folks. It’s always nice when you can get a road sweep, and even nicer when that sweep comes at the hand of a division rival.

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Three Strikes – Welcome to Pittsburgh!

Published on May 3rd, 201651 comment

The Cubs opened their series in Pittsburgh with a decisive 7-2 win. Next up, Filthy Jake!

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Recap and Look Ahead

Published on May 2nd, 201623 comment

Let’s take a brief look back at the weekend’s baseball, and a quick look toward the week ahead. The Cubs are headed to Pittsburgh then back to Wrigley to host the Nationals.

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Sophomore Slumps? Not with These Guys

Published on April 29th, 201649 comment

Luke debunks the Sophomore Slump! Doesn’t seem to apply in the Cubs’ case!

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Stat of the Week – How Good Are The Cubs?

Published on April 29th, 201624 comment

A look at just how good the Cubs start to the 2016 season has been so far. It’s been a fun ride so far.

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GirlieView (04/28/2016)

Published on April 28th, 201636 comment

GirlieView is a VFTB recap column on alternate Thursdays. We give our readers props for having timely and funny quotes from the past two weeks of VFTB commentary. Join us for a few good laughs!

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Three Strikes – No Fly Zone

Published on April 27th, 2016101 comment

On a cold, windy night at Wrigley field, the Brewers gave the Cubs a scare. The wind stifled a few rallies, but helped give the Cubs the win in the end.

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Three Strikes – Winning the Week

Published on April 24th, 201657 comment

With the Cubs finishing their winning series over the overmatched Reds in dominating fashion with a 9-0 win on Sunday, Chris O’Reilly takes apart what was a winning finale and week.

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