GirlieView (02/04/2016)

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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My Top 5 Cubs Moments of 2015

Published on December 29th, 201527 comment

I know what you’re thinking. There aren’t enough end-of-the-year “best of” lists. Don’t worry, I’m here to remedy that problem post haste.

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Players to watch in 2016: Willson Contreras

Published on December 28th, 201521 comment

Last week, Jared Wyllys took a look at a pitching prospect for 2016 to keep an eye on, and this week, it’s someone who could end up a regular behind the plate, even as early as the end of the upcoming season.

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December 27th – This Date in History

Published on December 27th, 20154 comment

On this date in history is a daily look at what happened in Cubs history, MLB history, Sports History and World History. In today’s edition, the Cubs sign a crappy reliever. Doesn’t that make you want to dive right in?

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5 Bold Predictions for the 2016 Chicago Cubs Season

Published on December 26th, 201551 comment

The Cubs offseason should be fairly close to over, so let’s begin to take a look forward to the summer of 2016. What can we expect from these new faces? What can we expect from the familiar faces? I would like to take a look into my crystal ball and lay down some bold predictions for the upcoming Cubs baseball season.

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Merry Christmas, Cubs fans

Published on December 25th, 20155 comment

Merry Christmas, VFTB-ers, here’s a look at what Santa brought us this December from Jared Wyllys, complete with some snark aimed right at the Cardinals and their fans. Enjoy, and Merry Christmas.

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GirlieView (12/24/2015)

Published on December 24th, 201540 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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The Sean Marshall Trade: A Look Back

Published on December 23rd, 20152 comment

Four years ago today, the Cubs made a trade with the Cincinnati Reds that saw them trade Sean Marshall at the height of his value. Pundits will talk about a move and dissect it to death, but to fully know who won or lost a trade you have to let it play out. It’s been four years so it’s time to take a look at where we stand.

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Looking ahead at Miguel Montero

Published on December 23rd, 20157 comment

All things considered, Miguel Montero was a disappointment last season. This year will be his second with the team, as the 2x All-Star looks to regain his form within a lineup of stark talent.

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Giving Goes Beyond The Game

Published on December 23rd, 201511 comment

Sue Draper talks about what the phrase ‘giving your all’ means to Cubs players and their fans this holiday season, from a professional down to a personal level.

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