How Would You Improve the Cubs Before July 31?

I want to hear what you would suggest to Theo and Jed to improve this team. Be realistic and specific. Don’t just say “get another starting pitcher”. If you were hired as a consultant, make a few recommendations. Perhaps they don’t even involve bringing in someone from outside the organization. Be creative and make some suggestions.


Looking Back at Week 10 of MLB

Published on June 15th, 201513 comment

Rodriguez reaches milestones, Chris Heston throws his first no-hitter and the Cubs walk off in two straight games.

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Yesterday’s News: Back to back Castro walk-offs

Published on June 15th, 201516 comment

The Jon Lester narratives are getting a bit stale, but in spite of his lack of plate and pickoff prowess, he turned out a very nice start in last night’s series finale.

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Sometimes Rain Is a Good Thing

Published on June 14th, 201510 comment

It was a rainy evening in Chicago. The Cubs took an early lead which could have ultimately sealed their fate, depending on the rain…

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Yesterday’s News: RF Bleachers are open, bullpen looking solid

Published on June 13th, 20155 comment

The right field bleachers are finally open, completing the renovation process for the bleachers and making the stadium (the inside, at least) finally looking whole.

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Morning News: Papelbon, Soriano, Wada Concerns?

Published on June 12th, 201511 comment

The Papelbon trade rumor mill is really heating up, and the Cubs are still in the conversation, and after his last two outings, Tsuyoshi Wada is raising some concerns.

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GirlieView (06/11/2015)

Published on June 11th, 201531 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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The Cubs Are Kicking Papelbon’s Tires

Published on June 11th, 201531 comment

After a lot of debate, I’ve decided to scrap the game recap concept in favor of a Morning News roundup each morning.

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Hottest MLB bets on the board

Published on June 11th, 2015no comments

Baseball is nearly two months into the schedule and sports handicappers have a much clearer picture of who the contenders – and pretenders – are going to be. But for […]

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Cubs sign Soriano, pick Happ first in the draft

Published on June 10th, 201538 comment

The 2015 MLB Draft has changed the face of the farm system slightly, but the Cubs made an important bullpen addition yesterday as well.

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