A Look Back At The Top Stories in Week 2 of MLB

Drama was in the air over the last seven days, and much of it was extracurricular. Beanball wars, organizational threats and prospect debuts headlined this week in review.

  1

Game 11 Notes – Lester Threw to First!

Published on April 20th, 201530 comment

On Sunday the Cubs lost the weekend series to the Padres and Jon Lester dropped to 0-2. On the positive side, he provided a most entertaining moment in his toss to first base.

Full Story »

Game 10 Notes – Kyle Hendricks Can Miss Bats After All

Published on April 19th, 20159 comment

After all the hype and “disappointment” around the debut of Kris Bryant, I wonder how many tuned in for game number two. Had they done so, they would have liked the result much better.

Full Story »

Game 9 Notes – Where Was the Kris Bryant Cam?

Published on April 18th, 20156 comment

A Debut that was supposed to cure everything that was wrong in the world today ended in an 0-for-4 with 3 strikeouts. Let’s talk about it.

Full Story »

Happy Kris Bryant Day

Published on April 17th, 201519 comment

It’s the official arrival of Kris Bryant to the Major Leagues today. Where will you be at game time to witness this historic event?

Full Story »

GirlieView (04/16/2015)

Published on April 16th, 201513 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!

Full Story »

Game 8 Notes – Rizzo Has Crazy Power

Published on April 16th, 20158 comment

This was a tough night to be a Chicago sports fan, not because the teams played poorly, but because the Cubs, Bulls, and Blackhawks all were engaged in meaningful games at the same time. Pure craziness, but a wonderful sports night overall.

Full Story »

Minor League Update

Published on April 15th, 20154 comment

The first week of the minor league season is in the books, and each level of the Cubs’ farm system has players who have performed well already. Here’s a recap of the week in the number one minor league system in baseball.

Full Story »

Game 7 Notes – Third Time Is NOT the Charm

Published on April 15th, 201524 comment

If you went into last nights game with the hope that you would see a No Hitter from Jake Arrieta (looking at myself, here), you were disappointed. If you went into the 8th and 9th inning thinking you would see the 3rd installment of the comeback kids, you were disappointed. Let’s talk about it.

Full Story »