On a strange night in Pittsburgh that saw a rain delay to start the game and a medical delay early in the game, the Cubs post a nice victory thanks to Kris Bryant’s bat and Jake Arrieta’s arm.
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.Full Story »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 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 »
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 »