Organizational Recap: A Disappointing Week

Published on June 27th, 201621 comment

I didn’t get to see this game. I was sleepy and decided to take a nap. When I woke up and checked the score, I was glad I made that decision. So, a few quick takes from the box score.

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Organizational Recap: Why I Like Joe Maddon

Published on June 26th, 201618 comment

It was a tough day for John Lackey and a tough day for guys I pull hard for (Gerardo Concepcion, Spencer Patton and Jeremy Null), but I still love Joe Maddon.

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Organizational Recap: Willson Contreras…Future Star?

Published on June 25th, 201628 comment

The Cubs broke their losing streak thanks to Willson Contreras continuing to be a future star, VFTB is going to San Diego, and we take a look at the Minor League results in this version of the Organizational Recap.

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Organizational Recaps: Losing Streaks…Make It Stop

Published on June 24th, 201618 comment

Losing streaks are no fun, especially when they come at the hands of your rivals and then increase beyond that. We discuss three topics and look at what went down on the farm.

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GirlieView (06/23/2016)

Published on June 23rd, 20164 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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Organizational Recap: A Wake Up Call

Published on June 23rd, 201613 comment

It was a wakeup call to get swept by the Cards this week…at home, but the fact is that this Cubs team is still a better team. If anything, this just serves as a reminder that we can’t beat everyone every day. Teams are capable of slumping and streaking, which means when we get to October, we have to be ready. Simple as that.

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Organizational Recap: Roster Moves

Published on June 22nd, 201621 comment

Yes it sucks to lose to the Cardinals and it sucks even worse to have it happen two games in a row, both by one run, but maybe it’s better. Maybe it reminds the Cubs that they are not infallible.

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Cubs Add Two Fresh Faces to the Bullpen

Published on June 21st, 20169 comment

The Cubs have made a series of roster moves this afternoon in preparation for tonight’s game and they have Joe brimming with excitement.

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Organizational Recap: To Curb Aggressiveness Or Not?

Published on June 21st, 201618 comment

If you watched the game, particularly the 9th inning, you know exactly what play I am referring to. Let’s talk about in today’s organizational recap.

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