Banning The Shift? Not Necessary, Rob Manfred

On just his first day as Commissioner of Major League Baseball, Rob Manfred is already making waves. In a sit down interview with Karl Ravech of ESPN, Manfred proposed some changes that the league could potentially consider over the next couple of years.


Top Trade Options On The Market

Published on December 22nd, 201430 comment

Free agency is already in full swing, which means many of the top names have already found new homes. There are still a few players that could wind up getting moved prior to the season kicking off.

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Cubs Acquire Matt Brazis from Seattle for Justin Ruggiano

Published on December 18th, 201442 comment

The Cubs made a trade yesterday that seems to indicate that a corresponding move to bring in a new outfielder is close.

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What Other Moves Will the Cubs Make This Offseason?

Published on December 16th, 201440 comment

The Cubs were one one of the most active teams at this year’s winter meeting, signing starting pitchers Jon Lester and Jason Hammel, and trading for catcher Miguel Montero. While the Cubs’ most expensive moves of the offseason are probably behind them, most think changes to the roster will continue before Opening Day. These are the signings and trades that Noah thinks the Cubs are most likely to make.

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What Jason Motte Means For The Cubs Bullpen

Published on December 16th, 20146 comment

With the Cubs signing Jason Motte to a one year deal, what does the bullpen look like heading into the 2015 season?

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Under The Radar Free Agent Position Players

Published on December 15th, 201413 comment

We’re in the middle of December, which means we’ve already passed the Winter Meetings. There was quite a bit of movement going on (Jon Lester signing with the Cubs, Jeff Samardzija heading to the White Sox, Yoenis Cespedes being shipped to Detroit) which will only get the ball rolling for the rest of the offseason.

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What Does Your Opening Day Roster Look Like?

Published on December 12th, 201421 comment

On this lazy Friday morning, with the winter meetings now complete, I want to pose a question to you. I’d like you to post your opening day roster as the team stands right now.

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GirlieView (12/11/2014)

Published on December 11th, 201432 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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Reactions to Tuesday’s Mass Cubs Hysteria at the Winter Meetings

Published on December 10th, 201445 comment

Tuesday brought craziness for Cubs fans from the start of the day to the late hours of the night. When the dust settled, we acquired our target.

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Happy Jon Lester Day?

Published on December 9th, 201454 comment

There are a lot of rumors right now for the Cubs. Since nothing is official, we’ll just wait till they are. Let’s discuss them in the meantime.

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