Cubs Acquire Matt Brazis from Seattle for Justin Ruggiano

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


Cubs Claim LHP, Joseph Ortiz, Off Waivers From Texas

Published on October 6th, 201471 comment

The Chicago Cubs today claimed left-handed pitcher Joseph Ortiz off waivers from the Texas Rangers. The club’s 40-man roster now stands at 40 players.

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Playoffs Are Underway, Coaches Get Axed & More!

Published on October 6th, 201416 comment

We’re now into October, believe it or not. All of the regular season records can get thrown out the window because postseason baseball is its own animal (Clayton Kershaw can attest to that fact). Let’s see what the last week has brought us!

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GirlieView (10/02/2014)

Published on October 2nd, 201469 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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Revisiting My Terrible 2014 Cubs’ “Award” Winner Predictions

Published on September 30th, 201439 comment

At the beginning of the season, I made a set of predictions regarding which Cubs would earn certain fictional awards. Even with fictional rewards, my predictions were really, really awful. Here, we examine my terrible predictions, and look at the players who I SHOULD have picked.

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Playoffs Set, Jeter Finishes Career & More!

Published on September 29th, 201426 comment

It feels like just yesterday I was writing this article to recap the first week of the season, but somehow we’ve already reached the end of the regular season road. This week was one of the most action-packed, emotion-filled weeks of the year, so let’s get right to it!

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Cubs Done on WGN? Can Games Get Shorter? Who Cares!!!

Published on September 23rd, 201471 comment

Three quick news nuggets today that should spark some discussion and potential anger toward Joe.

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AL Central Battle, Ron Washington Update & More!

Published on September 22nd, 201410 comment

Somehow we’ve almost reached the MLB Postseason. It’s been a long ride to get here and there’s still quite a bit of entertaining baseball yet to be played. Let’s get caught up with the biggest headlines from this past week.

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Joe Answers the Questions You Asked

Published on September 21st, 20149 comment

Last week, Joe asked for your questions. Now, after much waiting, he brings his answers. Enjoy!!!

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Pitchers with the Best and Worst Run Support

Published on September 19th, 201418 comment

Thankfully, the baseball community has moved beyond judging pitchers solely by their won-lost record. Last season, Clayton Kershaw took home the NL Cy Young despite having three fewer wins than […]

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