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!
If you missed the news yesterday, the Cubs made a trade to acquire the services of Dexter Fowler, sending Luis Valbuena and Dan Straily to the Astros in return.Full Story »
Amidst the big-name free agent signings that have filled this offseason, the Chicago Cubs have made a move that somehow seemed to go unnoticed to the majority of fans and analysts alike. Last weekend, the team came to terms with former Boston Red Sox flamethrower Daniel Bard on a minor-league deal with an invite to Spring Training.Full Story »
It took writing a book about the Cubs for me to attend my first Cubs’ Convention; it was a weekend of fun, weirdness, grace and humility.Full Story »
The Cubs’ vastly improved bullpen from the second half of last season is one of the most underrated in baseball, and was a huge reason the Cubs went from awful over the first quarter of 2014 to respectable by the end of the season. Over the first half of 2015, the Cubs will likely lean heavily on it.Full Story »
With the offseason in a bit of a down period (aside from the Ben Zobrist to Oakland trade and Max Scherzer/James Shields’ 2015 landing spots still up in the air), many fans have turned their attention to football. While my Detroit Lions were eliminated in the first round, I have still tuned in to see the action. With the conference championships upon us, each of the four remaining teams quarterbacks all have ties to baseball in one form or another.Full Story »
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 »
I always look forward to baseball in general, but its been a while since I could say I was looking forward to Cubs baseball.Full Story »