Junior Lake Debate: Frustration, or Future Star?

It’s too early to tell this season, but there’s a possibility that Junior Lake has made adjustments at the plate that could prevent him from perpetually being back and forth between Des Moines and Chicago.

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GirlieView (04/30/2015)

Published on April 30th, 201535 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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Game 20 Notes – Ending the Month on a Stinker

Published on April 30th, 201514 comment

While last night’s result was less than appealing, the Cubs finish the month four games above .500 and it’s cool to be a Cubs fan again.

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They Told Me It Would Be Better Someday

Published on April 29th, 201511 comment

Probably the best April of baseball I have seen from a Cub team in years. Just like Rizzo and Bryant I can’t wipe this silly smile off my face. I have three thoughts that I want to share. Let’s converse , shall we?

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Game 19 Notes – Junior Lake Returns

Published on April 29th, 201526 comment

Remember when Junior Lake was all the rage? Remember when he was recalled from Iowa and set the Cubs world on fire? Things haven’t gone quite as planned for him in his mind, but last night he was back.

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Minor League Update: The Retreads

Published on April 28th, 201518 comment

Three weeks into the season, we now have a pretty good idea at the players in the Cubs’ minor league system that we might want to pay attention to this season. Before we look at the true prospects, though, we examine the players we’ve already seen with the Cubs that we might see again this season.

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Game 18 Notes – It’s Hammel Time

Published on April 28th, 201535 comment

Jason Hammel channeled his inner Cy Young on Monday and kept the Pirates guessing all night. The heart of the Cubs offense struck early and solidified an important division win.

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Recapping The Top Stories in Week Three of MLB

Published on April 27th, 201517 comment

The Mets continue to defy the odds, and the Royals continue to seek revenge on everyone that may have wronged them. The Cubs are being led by their young stars, and the Cardinals lost their ace.

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Game 17 Notes – Addison Russell Comes Through

Published on April 27th, 201515 comment

When you watched this game, it really was much closer than the 5-2 score would indicate. Joe Aiello checks in this morning with yesterday’s game notes.

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4/25 Postponement Notes

Published on April 25th, 201512 comment

Even without a game today, there is still plenty to talk about with the Cubs, who have already provided a year’s worth of excitement in this very young season. Today it’s the question of Javier Baez’ return and the surplus of catchers.

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