Why Addison Russell Left the Arizona Fall League

Yesterday it was announced that Addison Russell was being sent home from the Arizona Fall League (AFL), after just 10 games. Immediately, fans everywhere worry about an injury that derails everything and causes the whole rebuild process to fly wildly off the track.

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Off-Season Posting – You Make the Call

As we’re nearing free agency and the close of the World Series, I’m calling on you to know about what content you want to see this off-season on the site.

Could the Cubs Be Chicago’s Premier Sports Team?

If there’s one accepted sports truth in Chicago, it’s that the city of broad shoulders is, first and foremost, a Bears town. That statement, however, wasn’t true as recently as the 1990s. With the Bears mired in Jay Cutler led mediocrity and the Cubs appearing on the verge of competitiveness, could the North Siders become Chicago’s team?

Jake Peavy Headed to Chicago?

I bet you all thought I died. Admit it, you know you did. I just get frustrated with losing and took a break, but I’m back now and ready for the off-season. Let’s get it going with some news and notes.

World Series Matchup Carved Out, Ishikawa A Hero & More!

We’ve nearly reached the end of the line. With the League Championship Series’ behind us and the World Series set to commence, let’s take a look at what happened in the last week to get here.

GirlieView (10/16/2014)

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!

The Post-Season Concoction

The Cubs are close to competing, but after watching this post-season, how close are they to winning it all? Competing and making the post-season are two different things. What do you feel is the right concoction or key ingredient to post-season success?

Royals Keep Rolling, Big Name Retires and More!

Wow! What a week of baseball. For those that say, “baseball is boring” I would instruct you to watch any game from this postseason and see if that argument holds up. We’re in the middle of LCS’s, but let’s take a look at the past week.

Cubs Claim LHP, Joseph Ortiz, Off Waivers From Texas

The Chicago Cubs today claimed left-handed pitcher Joseph Ortiz off waivers from the Texas Rangers. The club’s 40-man roster now stands at 40 players.