Three Strikes – Lester, Offense carry Cubs to sweep of Pirates

Get your brooms out, folks. It’s always nice when you can get a road sweep, and even nicer when that sweep comes at the hand of a division rival.


Three Strikes – Welcome to Pittsburgh!

Published on May 3rd, 201651 comment

The Cubs opened their series in Pittsburgh with a decisive 7-2 win. Next up, Filthy Jake!

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Recap and Look Ahead

Published on May 2nd, 201623 comment

Let’s take a brief look back at the weekend’s baseball, and a quick look toward the week ahead. The Cubs are headed to Pittsburgh then back to Wrigley to host the Nationals.

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Sophomore Slumps? Not with These Guys

Published on April 29th, 201649 comment

Luke debunks the Sophomore Slump! Doesn’t seem to apply in the Cubs’ case!

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Stat of the Week – How Good Are The Cubs?

Published on April 29th, 201624 comment

A look at just how good the Cubs start to the 2016 season has been so far. It’s been a fun ride so far.

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GirlieView (04/28/2016)

Published on April 28th, 201636 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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Three Strikes – No Fly Zone

Published on April 27th, 2016101 comment

On a cold, windy night at Wrigley field, the Brewers gave the Cubs a scare. The wind stifled a few rallies, but helped give the Cubs the win in the end.

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Three Strikes – Winning the Week

Published on April 24th, 201657 comment

With the Cubs finishing their winning series over the overmatched Reds in dominating fashion with a 9-0 win on Sunday, Chris O’Reilly takes apart what was a winning finale and week.

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Three Strikes – Squeeze You Like a Snake

Published on April 23rd, 201630 comment

My favorite baseball play is the squeeze bunt and the Cubs treated me to not one, but two perfectly executed servings.

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