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

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!


“We Spit Out A Bad Ballgame”

The day after a blockbuster deal to remove 40% of the starting rotation, the Cubs “spit out a bad ballgame” and got crushed 13-0. We talk about that and catch up on some misc. nuggets.

Why You Should Be In Favor of the Cubs Weekend Trade

Have you ever woke up the next morning and wondered how you could have possibly done something so foolish the night before? Last night we saw a huge trade. Should Cubs fans be waking up questioning what went down?

Cubs Send Jeff Samardzija AND Jason Hammel to Oakland

Your local park district wasn’t the only people setting off fireworks tonight. Theo and Jed went on a quest to break Twitter by dealing not one, but two of their trade pieces and getting a top 10 talent in return.

Cubs Win Streak Hits Four and Jason Hammel is Not Happy.

Today I had a choice. I could watch the Cubs on WGN face the Nationals, a game I thought seriously about going to, or I could watch the Hot Dog Eating contest. I made the right choice and was rewarded for my efforts with a win that pushed the winning streak to four games.

Buried By the 4th of July

Cubs’ fans are used to having their seasons…ahem…”over” by America’s Day of Independence…but the historical numbers are even more disparaging than one could imagine.

Cubs 2, Red Sox 0 – Game Notes

Jake Arrieta got me very close to a personal bucket list item as the Cubs take game one of the series vs the Red Sox. We also discuss Cubs notes, including trade rumors and look at the night down on the farm.

Lincecum Blanks Padres Again, $9 Billion Lawsuit Coming & More!

After a couple of the weeks out of this month featured some big names passing on, we get to open up this week’s article with some great news regarding a retired pitching legend.

Rebuilding the Cubs: Journey to a Championship – April 2014 Report

Think you could build a Cubs world Series? Joe Aiello continues his quest for a ring as he attempts to lead the Cubs to a title using Out of the Park Baseball. This week we look at the results of April 2014.

GirlieView (06/26/2014)

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!