Three Strikes – Welcome to Pittsburgh!

The Cubs opened their series in Pittsburgh with a decisive 7-2 win. Next up, Filthy Jake!


Bright Lights, Big Inning

Published on April 14th, 20169 comment

Brad went to the game last night. It was a BRIGHT LIGHTS evening, if a little cold. He shares his experience with us today.

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GirlieView (04/14/2016)

Published on April 14th, 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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THREE STRIKES: The North Side Offensive

Published on April 14th, 201615 comment

With the Cubs bats coming alive early, and John Lackey keeping pace, Wednesday’s game proved to be a complete photo negative of the thriller Monday.

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Prospect Spotlight: Oscar De La Cruz

Published on April 13th, 201614 comment

I’m providing a look at the Cubs top prospects, counting down from 10 to 1. Here’s number 9, pitcher Oscar De La Cruz.

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Three Strikes – Addison Comes Up Clutch

Published on April 12th, 201631 comment

If you fell asleep like the Cubs bats in the first six innings, you missed an exciting last three innings of baseball led by a clutch go ahead run by Addison Russell.

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Road Trip Reflections

Published on April 11th, 20162 comment

With the season now officially 3.7% through, and the first of many road trips completed, Chris O’Reilly takes a look at the three most prominent takeaways for a squad still on the rise.

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Three Strikes – Arrieta May Not Be a Cyborg After All

Published on April 11th, 201611 comment

Yesterday we may have gotten a hit that Jake Arrieta was not a cyborg after all. The Cubs still won, but Jake may be a human.

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Three Strikes – Our Last Pitcher is Better Than Your Ace

Published on April 10th, 201614 comment

The Cubs won again, this time defeating the Diamondbacks version of Goliath using their version of David and now sit at 4-1 on the season.

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Three Strikes – A Crushing Blow? Why Schwarber’s Injury Can Be Overcome

Published on April 9th, 201611 comment

Last night was a bit of a hangover night for the offense and it was discouraging to watch, but did we really feel like this team was going to go 162-0? I mean, if I’m honest, I thought they could lose at least five games. #CubsSuperFan #Ditka #Maddon

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