10 Bold Predictions for 2014 – How Did I Do?

At the beginning of the season, I made some predictions for what I thought would potentially happen. Most people just crank these things out and no one usually goes back to see how they did. Today we’re going to do just that.

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GirlieView (09/04/2014)

Published on September 4th, 201452 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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Stat of the Week: Instant Replay

Published on September 3rd, 201430 comment

Before 2014, instant replays in baseball were restricted to disputed home runs, fair vs. foul, fan interference, and wall border calls. This season, the scope of replay expanded greatly with the introduction of a challenge system similar to the one in the NFL.

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4 Reasons Why Teams Do Not Call Up Everyone On September 1st

Published on September 2nd, 201447 comment

On Monday, we saw the addition of Blake Parker to the Cubs roster, putting them at 26. As you know as of September 1st, teams are allowed to recall their full 40 man roster if they would like, but no one does. Why? Let’s talk about that.

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Late Trades, Ice Cream Related Suspensions & More!

Published on September 1st, 20142 comment

Although there weren’t too many big names on the move, they are some players that could definitely impact a game or two down the road. Let’s get to that, and more with “The Week That Was”.

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Potential September Callups

Published on August 28th, 201436 comment

As the calendar continues to grow closer to the end of the “dog days”, the Cubs will not be competing for a playoff spot, obviously. An interesting scenario is about […]

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2008 Cubs: Great team or overachievers?

Published on August 27th, 201447 comment

I decided to take a glance back at the 2008 season. The last time the Cubs could truly be considered a winning team. In reality, I wonder how good they really were? I think it will be different this time around.

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Sox Acquire Another Cuban Outfielder, AL East Star Out For Season & More!

Published on August 25th, 201454 comment

We’re really getting into the nitty-gritty of the MLB playoff races and teams are still adjusting their rosters in order to one-up the competition. With all of this movement, as well as some other big news, there’s more than enough to talk about this week. Let’s get to it!

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The Cubs’ Weird Week

Published on August 22nd, 201418 comment

A lot of strange things happened in Cubland this week. Let’s recap all of them to close out this Friday and get to the weekend.

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GirlieView (08/21/2014)

Published on August 21st, 201414 comment

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