Revisiting My Terrible 2014 Cubs’ “Award” Winner Predictions

At the beginning of the season, I made a set of predictions regarding which Cubs would earn certain fictional awards. Even with fictional rewards, my predictions were really, really awful. Here, we examine my terrible predictions, and look at the players who I SHOULD have picked.

  1

The Cubs’ Weird Week

A lot of strange things happened in Cubland this week. Let’s recap all of them to close out this Friday and get to the weekend.

GirlieView (08/21/2014)

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!

Five Burning Questions : Turning the Page

  In Cubs lore we will look back at the years 2009-2013 as the lost years.  What is also known in baseball circles as the “rebuilding years”.  2014 peddled along at […]

Should the Cubs Pass on Signing an Ace this Off-Season?

As we get closer and closer to the off-season, Joe Aiello wonders if the Cubs should be looking at a non-traditional route when it comes to building their rotation for next season.

It’s Time to Stop Comparing Javier Baez to Gary Sheffield

Since the day Javier Baez was drafted, we’ve heard the comparisons to the last king of bat speed, Gary Sheffield. Those comparisons have only become more prevalent with Baez’s promotion to the Majors. But do they really have anything in common?

Baseball Gets A New Boss, Pair of Aces’ Streaks End & More!

Postseason races are heating up as we’ve now reached the middle of August. There was some big news this week, so let’s get to it!

Random Thoughts from an August Day Game

Jacob Turner makes his Cubs debut and is sharp. Edwin Jackson? Not so much. We also have a new Commish!

Ask Joe Anything

We’re going to try something new here to see if it goes over well. If you are good, you can have nice things, but if not, we’ll take it away. The design here is an open forum for you to ask me anything. Maybe it’s questions to get to know me better.

2015 Free Agent Pitchers: My Quick Take

The Cubs will have plenty of money to spend; but will there be any pitcher worthwhile to spend it on?