Looking Back at Week 12 of MLB

The Cubs win five of seven, the Cardinals are in legal trouble and some big names sign in International Free Agency.


My Quick Thoughts on Pete Rose

Published on June 26th, 201543 comment

I’ve got a lot of things on my mind to write about, but neither the time or the focus to try to organize them into some sort of logic post. So, you get a hodge podge of thoughts banged out this morning to read and react to.

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GirlieView (06/25/2015)

Published on June 25th, 201514 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: Turner shut down, winning streak ends

Published on June 25th, 201520 comment

Early long balls ended a 4 game winning streak, and Wada’s status for Saturday’s very important start against the Cardinals is looking uncertain.

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Yesterday’s News: Denorfia saves the day, Fowler is back

Published on June 24th, 201532 comment

We’re all enjoying the walk offs, and beating the Dodgers always brings a little extra satisfaction. Chris Denorfia played the hero last night after Jason Hammel’s quality start.

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Minor League Update: Olt and Ramirez rehabbing, Soler soon

Published on June 23rd, 201520 comment

Several players are in AAA rehabbing, and another is expected to join them within the week. After his week in the majors, Kyle Schwarber heads to Des Moines, and the Eugene Emeralds might be my favorite team right now.

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Yesterday’s News: Scary weather, Wada leaves game

Published on June 23rd, 201535 comment

In all, it was a strange night at Wrigley last night, but one that ended the way we wanted it to, with a win on the back of Kris Bryant and his pair of homeruns.

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Looking Back at Week 10 of MLB

Published on June 22nd, 20158 comment

Kyle Schwarber dominates in debut, Max Scherzer makes the Nationals front office look very intelligent and Alex Rodriguez eclipses the 3,000 hit mark.

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Yesterday’s News: Maddon is tech savvy, errors costly in Minnesota

Published on June 20th, 20159 comment

It was a rough one in Minnesota last night, but a 2 HR performance from Anthony Rizzo and the surprisingly good Edwin Jackson give reason for some optimism for the rest of this series.

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Back In Time to 2015

Published on June 18th, 20159 comment

I apologize upfront…I am going to sound a bit like an ogre…or at least an angry old man in this post. This column may also seem irreverent to those of you looking for the usual nuggets of Cubs’ history that I typically write about…but this week I am hopping on a (very sarcastic) soap box.

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