Game 42 Notes – It Had Been A Long Day

This West Coast road trip has been a taxing one on bloggers and ballplayers alike. This post will be short, sweet, and to the point.


Game 36 Notes – Six in a row!

Published on May 17th, 20155 comment

Jon Lester notched is 1,500th strikeout. Travis Wood did something he’s never done before. Addison Russell continues to shine. Schlitter made a brief appearance.

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Game 35 Notes – That Was a Wild One

Published on May 16th, 201525 comment

Nothing like some thrilling free baseball for a Friday afternoon. Cubs win in 12 on a Pirates error. After the 4 game sweep, they’re keeping up the winning.

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Cubs’ First-Round Draft Options

Published on May 15th, 20156 comment

The Major League Baseball draft is rapidly approaching. Let’s discuss who the Cubs might select with the number 9 overall pick.

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Game 34 Notes – A Sweep!!!! Who Would Have Thought?

Published on May 15th, 201521 comment

When this series started, I set a goal for two wins. When the dust settled, in spite of a Travis Wood clunker start, the Cubs pull out a sweep.

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MLB Surprise Money Starters

Published on May 14th, 2015no comments

The MLB season is nearly a month old and already baseball bettors have been treated to some very profitable surprise starting pitchers.

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GirlieView (05/14/2015)

Published on May 14th, 201516 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 33 Notes – Rub Some Dirt on it, and Walk It Off

Published on May 14th, 201521 comment

Jason Hammel contributed another deep outing by a member of the rotation and the pen did what they needed to do to allow the Cubs to walk off a winner.

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Armchair GM Time

Published on May 13th, 20157 comment

Sure, it’s early, but the roster move speculation fun is already beginning. We had a great April, so here’s what needs to happen to turn things around in May.

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Game 32 Notes – Jake Arrieta is Good and Noah Syndergaad is Gonna Be Too

Published on May 13th, 201520 comment

For the second straight night, the Cubs starting pitching has been great and the pen has been able to do their job the way it was meant to be done. Throw in a little power by a future star and you have the recipe for a nice evening at Wrigley Field.

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