Inside the Box Score – 3/5/15

BASEBALL IS BACK!!!!! If you’ve been around this site for awhile, and we’ve been here since 2003, you know that I hate spring training. I hate the hype and I […]


GirlieView (03/05/2015)

Published on March 5th, 201516 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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The End of the Cubs “Maddon-ing” Lack of Managerial Instability?

Published on March 5th, 201510 comment

Northside Archives returns to View From The Bleachers as Chris Neitzel checks in with the latest edition, looking at what the Cubs history has been compared to the NL when it comes to manager tenure time.

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3 Cubs Prospects to Keep Your Eye On in 2015

Published on March 4th, 201522 comment

We love the big name prospects, but the Cubs’ farm system has a few other guys in the lower levels that you should be giving some attention as well. Here’s a look at three who are worth our attention in 2015.

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Prospect Watch: Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler

Published on March 3rd, 201533 comment

It’s not often that a team is blessed to have two of the top 15 prospects in baseball who have both either made their Major League debut or are on the verge of the Show. In Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler, the Cubs have exactly that.

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Who Will Be The 2015 Statistical Leaders?

Published on February 27th, 201525 comment

John DeWan takes a look at who the projected leaders in various categories for offense and pitching will be.

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Tennessee Smokies Announce Their 2015 Promotional Schedule

Published on February 26th, 20158 comment

The Tennessee Smokies today announced their promotional schedule for the upcoming 2015 season today.

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A working hypothesis about individual W/L stats

Published on February 26th, 201551 comment

Baseball cards have had stats on the back of them since the 1920s but they’ve been doing it wrong for pitches. Jered Wyllys tells you why.

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Five Random Predictions for the 2015 Chicago Cubs

Published on February 25th, 201532 comment

Some weird predictions for 2015, plus a quick rant on rooftops, a bold statement on Rookie of the Year (It won’t be Bryant!), and an occasional daydream I have where Joe Maddon walks a goat into the locker room!

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