Game 9 Notes – Where Was the Kris Bryant Cam?

A Debut that was supposed to cure everything that was wrong in the world today ended in an 0-for-4 with 3 strikeouts. Let’s talk about it.


The Year That Will Be in MLB

Published on April 6th, 20158 comment

Before we look back at the week that was in MLB, it’s important to look at some of the potential story-lines we will be watching this season.

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Game 1 Notes – If You Can’t Hit, You Can’t Score

Published on April 5th, 201539 comment

Tonight I was reminded why the thing I hate most about baseball is also one of the things that I love about baseball.

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2015 Cubs Opening Day Roster Announced

Published on April 5th, 20153 comment

The Cubs finalized their 2015 Opening Day Roster that includes a few names on the DL to start the season.

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10 Bold Predictions for the 2015 Cubs Season

Published on April 4th, 20156 comment

If you were here last year, you remember I ran this before the season and I felt like I did pretty well. That just means things are going downhill this year, so let’s get it over with.

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Catching the Faint Whiff of Optimism in the Air

Published on April 3rd, 201519 comment

I blame my wife. Because of her, I have largely missed—or been spared, depending on how you look at it—the majority of the Cubs’ last two seasons. I haven’t had […]

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GirlieView (04/02/2015)

Published on April 2nd, 201530 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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An Unashamedly Sentimental Ode To Wrigley Field

Published on April 1st, 201532 comment

Opening Night is just a few days away, and although Wrigley resembles the Death Star in Return of the Jedi, it’s a good time to reflect on what makes it special.

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The Opening Day Roster Is Coming Together

Published on March 31st, 201535 comment

With Opening Day less than a week away, the Cubs made a series of moves yesterday that provided some clarity on the players who will likely be on their active roster against the Cardinals on April 5.

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Baseball the World Over

Published on March 30th, 201514 comment

A funny thing happens when you move across the country – your life changes. You leave behind everything you knew for the unknown, for adventure, for… work. In a matter […]

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