Yes…but you live in St. Louis

Chris Neitzel checks in with the latest edition of the Northside Archives in preparation for next week’s upcoming series with the St. Louis Cardinals.


Minor League Update: Two to the ‘pen

Published on June 3rd, 20157 comment

The bullpen looks like it could use a little bit of help in the 6th and 7th innings, and it appears as though some help may be on the way.

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Game 49 Notes – Laying the Hammel on the Fish

Published on June 2nd, 201591 comment

Coming into the series, the Cubs had the potential for a sweep if they did three things. On Monday they won game one by doing all of them.

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Looking Back at Week 8 of MLB

Published on June 1st, 20155 comment

Max Scherzer and Paul Goldschmidt dominate, the Cubs struggle against top teams and the Marlins are still doing Marlin things. Find it all here in the Week 8 Recap.

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Game 48 Notes – Ross Plays the Hero

Published on June 1st, 201529 comment

The Cubs got the win on Sunday to split a series with the Royals after rain and cold cancelled game 2, but these one run victories are becoming more and more the norm.

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Could We See Two More Top Prospects on the Cubs Very Soon?

Published on May 31st, 20157 comment

With yesterday’s game being postpone till September due to weather, It’s a great time to catch up on a little news.

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Game 47 Notes – This series won’t be easy

Published on May 30th, 20159 comment

Hopefully Friday’s game won’t be a benchmark for the rest of the weekend. The Royals are a tough draw for the last weekend in May, but outside of a rough 8th inning, things weren’t all bad.

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In Praise of Inanimate Objects

Published on May 29th, 201513 comment

A strange thing recently happened at Wrigley Field. Something that, quite possibly, had never happened before. On Saturday, May 16, the Cubs were playing the Pirates. . . .

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The Baez Problem

Published on May 29th, 201531 comment

Javier Baez has been doing well at Iowa lately. The question is, what should the Cubs do with him? Is it time for Javy’s return to Chicago?

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GirlieView (05/28/2015)

Published on May 28th, 201535 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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