Yesterday’s News: Dreaming of Fernandez

Published on September 20th, 201646 comment

I decided to not watch the game last night. Between the fact that it was a Jason Hammel start and the fact that the Bears were playing on Monday Night Football, I opted for football. I made the wrong choice.

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4 Things to Watch For in the Final Two Weeks of the Season

Published on September 19th, 201653 comment

We are two weeks from the start of the playoffs. The division is clinched and we’re dangerously close to clinching home field advantage throughout the NL playoffs. We’re not used to this type of season, so I decided it might be helpful if I provided a little bit of a viewers guide to these last two weeks. Here are things you should be watching for.

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Division Championships – Phase One Complete

Published on September 16th, 201664 comment

I watched the game and was excited to watch the end and the celebration. Sometimes, it’s helpful to look back and see what this team has looked like for playoff appearances and really appreciate what is being done.

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GirlieView (09/15/2016)

Published on September 15th, 201644 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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Yesterday’s News – The Clinch Will Have to Wait

Published on September 14th, 201633 comment

Since last post-season, I’ve had an ongoing discussion on Twitter with a Cardinals fan that liked to debate with me. We even went as far as to make a wager. I bet him that the Cubs would win the division by 15+ games. As things have gotten closer to the end of the season, I find him to be more irritating. As his team struggles and finds them on the outside looking in at the postseason, he doesn’t seem as cordial to speak to and you can tell that he’s irritated that it’s the Cubs that are winning. It is what it is, and I hope enjoys watching the playoffs and having no team to cheer for.

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