Why I Blame Jake Arrieta

Published on June 2nd, 201690 comment

The Cubs pulled out in front of and held on to a 2-1 lead against LA after Kris Bryant went yard deep to centerfield. Jon Lester went the distance, but I blame Jake Arrieta for something. Also, an unlikely hitter posted a triple.

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Unfortunately, This Cubs Player Needs To Go

Published on June 1st, 201629 comment

For the first time since the no hitter pitched by Cole Hamels, the Cubs lost a regular season start by Jake Arrieta. We’ve started to take this for granted, but the bigger story is a head that needs to roll.

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Why The Cubs Option for Full Time 3B is Obvious

Published on May 31st, 201639 comment

Bray Lyerla weighs in with some evidences for why the Cubs have one clear choice for third base, which should put an end to the “controversy”.

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Cubs Had Good Wood Yesterday

Published on May 31st, 201617 comment

Jason Hammel went down early and the Cubs bullpen stepped in to save the day thanks to a great performance by Travis Wood.

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5 Cubs Prospects You Don’t Know About…But Should

Published on May 30th, 201621 comment

Today we take a look at some guys that might otherwise get overlooked since they aren’t on the top prospect lists, but are names that you need to know based on how they have performed so far this season.

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Cubs Sweep the Phillies and Make it Look Easy

Published on May 29th, 201620 comment

A relatively easy win to cap off a series sweep of the Phillies was a nice way to spend an afternoon as we prepare for a big series with the Dodgers.

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Hooray for Grandpa Rossy

Published on May 28th, 201620 comment

I have a co-worker that is a big Philly fan. He loves the Flyers, the Eagles, and the Phillies, so it should be a fun weekend of trash texting this weekend and the Cubs helped me strike first on Friday afternoon.

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Off Day Happenings On The Farm

Published on May 27th, 201626 comment

Off day for the Cubs yesterday means a quiet news day. We take a look at what went down in the Minor Leagues as we head into a matinee series with the Phillies.

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GirlieView (05/26/2016)

Published on May 26th, 201627 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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