Why Addison Russell Left the Arizona Fall League

Yesterday it was announced that Addison Russell was being sent home from the Arizona Fall League (AFL), after just 10 games. Immediately, fans everywhere worry about an injury that derails everything and causes the whole rebuild process to fly wildly off the track.


Ask Joe Anything

The design here is an open forum for you to ask me anything. Maybe it’s questions to get to know me better, or maybe it’s questions about the Cubs. Whatever is on your mind, let’s hear it.

Stanton Suffers Devastating Injury, Davis Suspended and More!

After a week spent traveling across the country and back, I’ve returned with another week’s worth of MLB news! Unfortunately, we aren’t going to be able to start off on a good note for this week.

What Is the Future of Mike Olt?

I’d like to get a discussion going this morning about a guy that was projected to be a big part of the future when the trade with Texas was made, but has turned into more of an afterthought this season.

Cubs Announce Tentative 2015 Schedule

Major League Baseball and the Chicago Cubs today announced the tentative 2015 regular season schedule.

GirlieView (09/04/2014)

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!

Stat of the Week: Instant Replay

Before 2014, instant replays in baseball were restricted to disputed home runs, fair vs. foul, fan interference, and wall border calls. This season, the scope of replay expanded greatly with the introduction of a challenge system similar to the one in the NFL.

4 Reasons Why Teams Do Not Call Up Everyone On September 1st

On Monday, we saw the addition of Blake Parker to the Cubs roster, putting them at 26. As you know as of September 1st, teams are allowed to recall their full 40 man roster if they would like, but no one does. Why? Let’s talk about that.

Late Trades, Ice Cream Related Suspensions & More!

Although there weren’t too many big names on the move, they are some players that could definitely impact a game or two down the road. Let’s get to that, and more with “The Week That Was”.

Potential September Callups

As the calendar continues to grow closer to the end of the “dog days”, the Cubs will not be competing for a playoff spot, obviously. An interesting scenario is about […]