Why Jake Arrieta and Jon Lester are the Best 1/2 Punch in MLB

Published on June 30th, 201619 comment

The Cubs have had dominant starting pitching all season, and that has fueled their success. Jake Arrieta and Jon Lester have been dominant atop the rotation which leads me to ask: Is there a better 1-2 punch in baseball? Elijah Knepper shares his thoughts.

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Come Back Jake, Wherever You Are

Published on June 29th, 201614 comment

Jake Arrieta is still the man on the north side. Lately, however, he has struggled and hasn’t excelled like we know he can. Will he bounce back?

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Organizational Recap: Another Crazy Night in Cincy

Published on June 29th, 201658 comment

When was the last time you took a look at a box score and saw a pitcher listed twice in the pitching totals? Now think about the last time you saw two pitchers listed twice. There were some crazy things going on last night and we’ve got you covered.

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June Swoon Got Ya Down?

Published on June 28th, 201614 comment

A June swoon does not necessarily mean that adjustments are required. Brad discusses that topic in today’s Afternoon Quickie.

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Organizational Recap: The Bryant Game

Published on June 28th, 201641 comment

Last night the Cubs won a semi-meaningless game in June against a team that doesn’t figure to make any noise this season, but it was Kris Bryant who stole the show.

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Organizational Recap: A Disappointing Week

Published on June 27th, 201625 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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Have Fun Playing Games Online

Published on June 26th, 2016no comments

Technological advancements over the last two decades have made life much more comfortable and interesting. The development of high performance mobile devices, such as tablets and smartphones that come with […]

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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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