Can You Name the 7 Cubs with 75 HR and 75 SB as a Cub?

Today’s trivia question is a combination of speed and power. In the Cubs history, only seven players have ever amassed at least 75 HR and 75 SB while playing for the Cubs. Can you name them all?


Cubs pitching options for 2016

Published on November 2nd, 201531 comment

Starting pitching is shaping up to be the primary offseason target for the Cubs, and here’s a look at some possibilities for what we might see once trading and free agency get started.

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Cubs updates: Arizona report, winter meetings, Arrieta’s beard

Published on October 31st, 201514 comment

Several updates from the Arizona Fall League as well as a look ahead to the Winter Meetings – but the biggest news may have been a beard that was shaved off yesterday.

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GirlieView (10/29/2015)

Published on October 29th, 201523 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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Afternoon update: Trade/Free agent rumors, AFL news

Published on October 28th, 2015one comment

The hot stove is heating up early, so here’s a look at some of the trade and free agent rumors already being connected to the Cubs, as well as an update from Arizona.

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Out of the Archives: Success Rate of MLB Draft Picks by Slot

Published on October 27th, 201523 comment

This week we are taking an in depth look at the success rates of first-round draft picks from 1990-2006. Buckle up because we’re going to wow you with info.

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Catching up with the Arizona Fall League

Published on October 26th, 201510 comment

While we were preoccupied with the postseason run that the parent club was on, many of us probably missed the start of the Arizona Fall League. Here’s a look at who’s there and what they have done so far.

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2015 Cubs in Review – There Art Thou Happy

Published on October 22nd, 201542 comment

The 2015 Cubs season is over and while it might have ended on a sour note, there are a lot of reasons to be happy. Here’s a look back on what was a very surprising year.

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NLCS Game 3 Notes – Mets 5 @ Cubs 2

Published on October 21st, 201571 comment

Game 3 was a bit disappointing, but Joe has a message for all the Cubs fans as you head into tonight’s must win game 4.

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NLCS Game 2 Notes – Cubs 1 @ Mets 4

Published on October 18th, 201544 comment

This is certainly a very frustrating way to start things off, but these series run 7 games for a reason. We likely have 3 games at Wrigley to look forward to, and still reason to hope.

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