An Unashamedly Sentimental Ode To Wrigley Field

Opening Night is just a few days away, and although Wrigley resembles the Death Star in Return of the Jedi, it’s a good time to reflect on what makes it special.

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The Opening Day Roster Is Coming Together

Published on March 31st, 201535 comment

With Opening Day less than a week away, the Cubs made a series of moves yesterday that provided some clarity on the players who will likely be on their active roster against the Cardinals on April 5.

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Baseball the World Over

Published on March 30th, 201514 comment

A funny thing happens when you move across the country – your life changes. You leave behind everything you knew for the unknown, for adventure, for… work. In a matter […]

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It Matters Again, and that’s a Good Thing

Published on March 26th, 201550 comment

Retooled team, renovated ballpark and a bright outlook. So why am I still pessimistic?

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Sammy Come Back

Published on March 25th, 201536 comment

The Cubs have too long neglected to make Sammy Sosa a part of their organization again. Here’s why it’s time to welcome him back to Wrigley.

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Prospect Watch: C.J. Edwards and Pierce Johnson

Published on March 24th, 201521 comment

For good reason, the flashy assortment of Cubs’ position player prospects get the vast majority of media and fan love. Yet, while the pitching prospects may not have a Kris Bryant or Addison Russell highlighting the group, the Cubs are not devoid of pitching talent in their farm system, with a couple of near MLB ready arms among those headlining the system’s mound talents.

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How To Reform the Intentional Walk

Published on March 23rd, 201543 comment

The intentional walk has long been a strategy that fans disdain. A simple rule change could end this questionable strategy, while making the game even more intriguing for fans.

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Cubs Spring Training Flashback to 1982 and a Flash-forward Game

Published on March 20th, 201520 comment

Chris Neitzel chimes in with a look into the Cubs archives, spring training style in the latest edition of Northside Archives.

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GirlieView (03/19/2015)

Published on March 19th, 201534 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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