A Look at MLB Realignment

Not long ago MLB commissioner Rob Manfred mentioned the idea of expansion, not as being immediate but more inevitable, as the direction that he sees baseball going. A far cry from 2002 when former commissioner Bud Selig was talking of contraction. I couldn’t help but wonder how it would all unfold. I wanted to share a couple scenarios and see what other ideas people had


GirlieView (02/04/2016)

Published on February 4th, 201681 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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Some quick thanks

Published on February 1st, 201631 comment

A quick note of thanks from Jared Wyllys, who is ending his time as a contributor for View From the Bleachers.

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Dexter Fowler? I think we’re good here

Published on January 29th, 201629 comment

Even as the trade rumblings between the Cubs and Rays spring up, and as the rumors of a Dexter Fowler return have us on alert for another roster move, maybe it’s time for the roster to stand pat.

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My Love Affair With The Cubs

Published on January 28th, 201621 comment

Jared Wylis’ post last week about how he fell in love with baseball was great. This week we get the same from Brad on his story.

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Much Ado About Center Field…..

Published on January 27th, 201648 comment

Is our current outfield situation an issue? Would you mind a trade that causes the departure of a few young guns? I have a want and I have become somewhat obsessed….

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A Quick Look at Duane Underwood

Published on January 25th, 20168 comment

Duane Underwood the next young start to potentially hit the majors. Rob Willer gives a quick profile on the young Cubs starter.

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Just Say NO…To The DH

Published on January 25th, 201662 comment

There are many fans of baseball who insist that it’s time for the National League to adopt the designated hitting rule. This fan counts herself among the diehard dissenters.

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Falling in love with baseball

Published on January 22nd, 201638 comment

During a part of the offseason when the news cycle runs pretty slowly and quietly, here’s a post on that initial spark that fueled a lifelong love of the game of baseball. Read and share your experience with falling in love with the game.

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