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Tennessee Smokies Announce Their 2015 Promotional Schedule

Published on February 26th, 20158 comment

The Tennessee Smokies today announced their promotional schedule for the upcoming 2015 season today.

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A working hypothesis about individual W/L stats

Published on February 26th, 201551 comment

Baseball cards have had stats on the back of them since the 1920s but they’ve been doing it wrong for pitches. Jered Wyllys tells you why.

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Five Random Predictions for the 2015 Chicago Cubs

Published on February 25th, 201532 comment

Some weird predictions for 2015, plus a quick rant on rooftops, a bold statement on Rookie of the Year (It won’t be Bryant!), and an occasional daydream I have where Joe Maddon walks a goat into the locker room!

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The Most Overrated Teams in Baseball

Published on February 24th, 201518 comment

With the off season over, predictions of which teams have jumped into contender status have started to appear across the media and fan bases. Unsurprisingly, the teams that reportedly have newly become contenders are the teams that supposedly “won the off season.” But are these teams overrated?

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Early Predictions on the Cubs 1st Round Draft Pick

Published on February 23rd, 201514 comment

Two weekends into the 2015 college baseball season, the stars of the collegiate realm are already separating themselves from the rest of the pack. What better time to start looking at the June Rule 4 draft and who the Cubs may select.

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GirlieView (02/19/2015)

Published on February 19th, 201598 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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Why I Want the Cubs to Keep Travis Wood

Published on February 18th, 201520 comment

Travis Wood has taken a lot of heat this year after a somewhat disastrous 2014 season, but Joe Aiello makes the case for what he believes the issue is and why he wants the Cubs to work on fixing it and making him a part of the rotation.

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Contest: Predict the Cubs Opening Day Roster

Published on February 16th, 201530 comment

With Spring Training about to begin, it’s time for a contest. Predict the Cubs opening day roster for your chance to win a copy of Out of the Park Baseball 15.

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Why Javier Baez Needs to Start 2015 in AAA

Published on February 11th, 2015139 comment

Guest writer, Jarred Wyllys takes on a topic that is sure to be debatable as he makes the case for why Javier Baez should start the season in AAA.

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