Game 25 Notes – Another Night of Frustrating Baseball

Another night and another loss. The Cubs and Cardinals are headed in different directions right now and it’s frustrating, but don’t give up.

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Minor League Update: The Next Great Prospect

Published on May 5th, 20152 comment

With Javier Baez having lost his rookie eligibility and Addison Russell likely to do so soon, I bet you’re thinking the Cubs won’t have a single high ranking middle infield prospect this offseason. Thankfully, you’d be wrong, as 18 year old Venezuelan shortstop Gleyber Torres is tearing up the Midwest League in his first full season professional experience.

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Game 24 Notes – All Those Runs and We Still Lose

Published on May 5th, 20154 comment

Staked to an early five run lead, Travis Wood found a way to give the majority of them back and the Cubs allowed the Cardinals to come all the way back and win it.

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A Look Back at the Top Stories of Week Four in MLB

Published on May 4th, 20153 comment

Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees finally must has out a payment dispute, the Cardinals continue to roll without their ace, and one N.L. Central team is already throwing in the towel. Week four was a doozy.

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Game 23 Notes – We Lost to the Brewers? Really?

Published on May 4th, 201527 comment

Man, this series was frustrating to watch. We managed one run and deserved to have been swept. Absolutely garbage baseball played by the Cubs against one of the least talented teams in all of baseball.

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Game 22 Notes – Lots and Lots of Strikeouts

Published on May 3rd, 20157 comment

At the beginning of the week, I said that I wanted to see a 4-2 week out of the Cubs. I felt like if we could take two from the Pirates and two from the Brewers, it was a realistic goal. A win on Sunday puts us on position to do that, despite the rather ugly loss on Saturday.

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Game 21 Notes – That’s The Lester We Paid For

Published on May 2nd, 201513 comment

Buyer’s remorse was beginning to creep in for many in Cub nation. Yesterday, Jon Lester did a little to curb that anxiousness and show the ace we paid for.

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The Shape of Trades to Come

Published on May 1st, 2015no comments

Cubs GM Jed Hoyer recently expressed that, although it’s still too early to predict, the Cubs hope to be in a position to be buyers later this summer, rather than sellers. How’s that for progress?

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GirlieView (04/30/2015)

Published on April 30th, 201535 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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