Game 47 Notes – This series won’t be easy

Hopefully Friday’s game won’t be a benchmark for the rest of the weekend. The Royals are a tough draw for the last weekend in May, but outside of a rough 8th inning, things weren’t all bad.

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In Praise of Inanimate Objects

Published on May 29th, 201511 comment

A strange thing recently happened at Wrigley Field. Something that, quite possibly, had never happened before. On Saturday, May 16, the Cubs were playing the Pirates. . . .

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The Baez Problem

Published on May 29th, 201531 comment

Javier Baez has been doing well at Iowa lately. The question is, what should the Cubs do with him? Is it time for Javy’s return to Chicago?

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GirlieView (05/28/2015)

Published on May 28th, 201534 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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Game 46 Notes – No Offense Whatsoever

Published on May 28th, 201535 comment

A series loss to the Nationals leads to a day off before a big interleague showdown with the Kansas City Royals this weekend.

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Five Burning Questions : The Two Month Mark

Published on May 27th, 20157 comment

Every so often you will hear somebody say, “a manager knows what type of team he has by the end of May.” I, for one, would love to hear a […]

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Game 45 Notes – That Was Delightful

Published on May 27th, 201524 comment

It was a really nice way to win last night, especially after a frustrating close loss on Monday and there continues to be plenty to be excited about on this very young roster.

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Minor League Update: Not Long for the Minors

Published on May 26th, 201510 comment

There are at least two players in the Cubs system who are likely not long for the minor leagues, one of whom we have already seen at the major league level. Here’s a closer look at why those two could be at Wrigley (or elsewhere) soon.

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Game 44 Notes – Lack of Offense Can’t Help Wada

Published on May 26th, 201514 comment

Another loss resulting from a lack of offense. Tsuyoshi Wada looked good in his second start of the game, but when you score just one run, you can’t expect to win many ballgames.

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