GirlieView (01/22/2015)

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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Brian Rzeppa’s 2015 Hall of Fame Ballot

Published on January 5th, 201517 comment

Happy New Year, everyone! 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame class is set to be announced tomorrow and with a 10-player limit on each writer’s voting card, there could be some big names left off yet again.

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My 2015 Sports Resolutions

Published on January 2nd, 201532 comment

As the 2015 year begins, Joe Aiello shares his sports resolutions for the year. Some are Cub related and some are not. We invite you to share yours as well.

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Catching Up on Cubs News & Notes

Published on January 1st, 201510 comment

As we start up 2015, Joe catches up on some of the recent Cubs news from the last few days of 2014.

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Are Defensive Runs Saved Predictive?

Published on January 1st, 20159 comment

John Dewan starts off our new year with a look at the defensive runs saved stat to see whether or not we can use it in predicting future production.

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Prospect Watch: Albert Almora and Kyle Schwarber

Published on December 30th, 201414 comment

With spring training now less than two months away, it’s time to start looking at some Cubs prospects to watch in 2015. To start off this preseason series, Noah looks at the two first round picks from the current front office who are not on the verge of the Majors, albeit for very different reasons: Albert Almora and Kyle Schwarber.

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3 Players Set For Big Regression In 2015

Published on December 29th, 201411 comment

With the offseason coming to a bit of a lull (although top names like Max Scherzer and James Shields are still available) it’s safe to say that we can start looking towards next season already. Last year, we saw some surprising names jump onto the scene, but we may see some of those fade away as quickly as they came.

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GirlieView (12/25/2014)

Published on December 25th, 201413 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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Cubs / Padres Trade Just Makes Sense

Published on December 23rd, 201422 comment

Would a trade with the Padres cure what ails both teams? We take a look at a potential minor trade that could net nice returns for both the Friars and the Cubs as well as look at some other minor moves to hit the wire today.

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Top Trade Options On The Market

Published on December 22nd, 201430 comment

Free agency is already in full swing, which means many of the top names have already found new homes. There are still a few players that could wind up getting moved prior to the season kicking off.

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