In Praise of Inanimate Objects

A strange thing recently happened at Wrigley Field. Something that, quite possibly, had never happened before. On Saturday, May 16, the Cubs were playing the Pirates. . . .

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Game 37 Notes – Bad Baseball Fest

Published on May 18th, 20159 comment

While we end the week with a 3-0 loss to the Pirates that featured some bad baseball, it was a very good week. Now it’s time to keep the momentum rolling.

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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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