A Look at the 2016 Cubs Bullpen

Rob Willer chimes in to take a look at what to expect from the 2016 Chicago Cubs bullpen, which is the key to any potential championship team.


Players to watch in 2016: Kyle Hendricks

Published on January 8th, 201613 comment

In a continuing series of players to watch in 2016, Jared Wyllys focuses on the likely 4th starter in Kyle Hendricks. Take a look at what he projects to do in 2016.

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Understanding the Playoffs and Offseason

Published on January 7th, 20163 comment

Taking a look back at the playoffs and through the off-season as the New Year begins.

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GirlieView (01/07/2016)

Published on January 7th, 201633 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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A (probably too early) look at spring training

Published on January 6th, 201610 comment

We are in the midst of winter, but hope is on the horizon. Spring training is not that far away, and Jared Wyllys has a few notes on things to watch when the time comes.

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The interesting case of Albert Almora and the second wave of prospects

Published on January 4th, 20168 comment

Now that we’ve seen the likes of Kris Bryant, Kyle Schwarber, Addison Russell, Jorge Soler and Javier Baez come up to the Majors, the attention now focuses on the next wave of reinforcements and what that might look like.

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Pearl Jam at Wrigley

Published on January 3rd, 201646 comment

Sue remembers the Pearl Jam concert that she and her daughter attended at Wrigley Field in 2013, and what happened when a severe thunderstorm stopped the show and a very special guest made an appearance.

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The Game We Love

Published on January 2nd, 201612 comment

A reflection on why we are fans. Why baseball fans are the best. And how baseball becomes a way of life.

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Happy New Year: A look at 2016 projections

Published on January 1st, 201615 comment

Happy first day of 2016, VFTB readers! Here’s a look at some of the projections for the upcoming season from Jared Wyllys, and there’s a lot of reason to be excited for what’s to come.

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THE MLB AWAKENS (Star Wars and the Majors)

Published on December 31st, 201515 comment

***Warning…if you are not a baseball fan who also happens to be a Star Wars nerd, this write-up is not for you! It contains only silliness, and has no relevant rumors, news or information.

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