Building a Bullpen

Josh kindly takes on the bizarre task of building a major league bullpen, a difficult and underrated part of the front-office experience.

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American League Gets Home Field, Home Run Derby Flops & More!

With the MLB All-Star game taking place this week, there was a bit of a shortage of baseball news. Fortunately for us, there was more than enough storylines to hold us over until real games started back up.

How the Astros are falling, and the Cubs thriving

Fast-forward to the 2017 World Series, as Sports Illustrated did. They predicted that the Astros would win the World Series over the Cubs. Now, obviously, a ton has to go […]

Grading the Cubs at the All-Star Break

There are a few players at the top of the class, yet the majority of Cubs’ receive grades you would hide from your parents.

What to do with Edwin Jackson?

To date, the the current front office’s biggest signing appears to be their biggest mistake. Edwin Jackson, their sole signing of more than $50 million, was supposed to be a solid mid-rotation innings eater. Unfortunately, he’s been anything but.

All-Star Teams Are Announced, Another Ace Goes Down & More!

It’s hard to believe, but the MLB All-Star break is now upon us. So much has happened in the first half of the season, and this week was no different. Let’s get to it!

Five Things Cub Fans Should Know For Monday

As you start your week, the rest of baseball prepares for a break. Here are the five things you need to know.

Who could be the next Cub moved?

Luke Jett takes a look at some of the names still on the trade market as we inch closer to the July 31 non-waver deadline.

There is no such thing as a shortstop “logjam”

If you are upset that the Cubs’ are stockpiling shortstops; you may want to re-think it. Chris Neitzel takes a look at why.

GirlieView (07/10/2014)

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!