Cubs Sweep the Phillies and Make it Look Easy

Published on May 29th, 20168 comment

A relatively easy win to cap off a series sweep of the Phillies was a nice way to spend an afternoon as we prepare for a big series with the Dodgers.

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Hooray for Grandpa Rossy

Published on May 28th, 201620 comment

I have a co-worker that is a big Philly fan. He loves the Flyers, the Eagles, and the Phillies, so it should be a fun weekend of trash texting this weekend and the Cubs helped me strike first on Friday afternoon.

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Off Day Happenings On The Farm

Published on May 27th, 201626 comment

Off day for the Cubs yesterday means a quiet news day. We take a look at what went down in the Minor Leagues as we head into a matinee series with the Phillies.

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GirlieView (05/26/2016)

Published on May 26th, 201627 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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Even When Jake is Bad…He Wins

Published on May 26th, 201621 comment

Jake Arrieta showed again that he has the potential to be “human” a day after Chris Sale got shelled and the Cubs find a way to win anyway.

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Should the Cubs Add a Villain?

Published on May 25th, 201616 comment

Josh Cornwall discusses a potential name that could be controversial to Cubs fans as a possible addition in this championship run.

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Winning Covers A Lot

Published on May 25th, 201633 comment

If the last few days have got you down, hopefully yesterday’s win with the promise that today is Jake day has you feeling just fine. My guess is the coffee tastes better today than it has been. Down on the farm we have video of longballs from Willson Contreras and Ian Happ and the end of a long losing streak for one team.

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Memory and Perspective

Published on May 24th, 201614 comment

In 2008, I liked our team and thought we had a realistic chance of making it to the World Series. That was only a short time ago, and yet many fans seem to have forgotten the utter joy and hard lesson of that wonderful season.

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#Cardinals Kick the Cubs in the Twig AND the Berries

Published on May 24th, 201613 comment

If you came away from last night’s loss to the Cardinals angry, you have every right to feel that way. It was a game we should have won and we couldn’t close it out. It sucks, especially at the hands of the Cardinals, but take a breath and look at the standings and let’s get them tonight.

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