Game 10 Notes – Kyle Hendricks Can Miss Bats After All

After all the hype and “disappointment” around the debut of Kris Bryant, I wonder how many tuned in for game number two. Had they done so, they would have liked the result much better.

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Game 9 Notes – Where Was the Kris Bryant Cam?

Published on April 18th, 20153 comment

A Debut that was supposed to cure everything that was wrong in the world today ended in an 0-for-4 with 3 strikeouts. Let’s talk about it.

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Happy Kris Bryant Day

Published on April 17th, 201519 comment

It’s the official arrival of Kris Bryant to the Major Leagues today. Where will you be at game time to witness this historic event?

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GirlieView (04/16/2015)

Published on April 16th, 201513 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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Game 8 Notes – Rizzo Has Crazy Power

Published on April 16th, 20158 comment

This was a tough night to be a Chicago sports fan, not because the teams played poorly, but because the Cubs, Bulls, and Blackhawks all were engaged in meaningful games at the same time. Pure craziness, but a wonderful sports night overall.

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Minor League Update

Published on April 15th, 20154 comment

The first week of the minor league season is in the books, and each level of the Cubs’ farm system has players who have performed well already. Here’s a recap of the week in the number one minor league system in baseball.

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Game 7 Notes – Third Time Is NOT the Charm

Published on April 15th, 201524 comment

If you went into last nights game with the hope that you would see a No Hitter from Jake Arrieta (looking at myself, here), you were disappointed. If you went into the 8th and 9th inning thinking you would see the 3rd installment of the comeback kids, you were disappointed. Let’s talk about it.

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A Case for the DH in the National League

Published on April 14th, 201530 comment

If for some reason you are looking for a distraction from your first place Chicago Cubs, Jared provides it with the age old debate about using the DH in the NL.

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Game 6 Notes – These Ain’t Your Daddy’s Cubs

Published on April 14th, 201529 comment

We could easily insert a silly pun about “Soler Power”, but instead we’ll just talk about another exciting, dramatic, late inning win for the first place Chicago Cubs.

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