The Backend of the Cubs Rotation Question

The top three in the rotation are locks, but what about the final two spots? Can Kyle Hendricks continue his sneaky good success? Can Jason Hammel bounce back from a […]


What to expect from Jason Heyward?

Published on December 16th, 201538 comment

Now that the Jason Heyward signing has been officially announced, here’s a look at what we might expect from him next season, as well as a debunking of the notion that he might be “overrated.”

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What To Get The Cubs Fan Who Has Everything This Holiday Season

Published on December 15th, 201511 comment

Looking for that last minute holiday gift for the Cubs fan who has everything? Check out the most recent edition of Chris Neitzel’s book.

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Why We Shouldn’t Rush to Judgement on the Off-Season So Far

Published on December 15th, 201548 comment

Joe chimes in with his take on where the Cubs off-season stands to date and why he feels the Cubs are right on track with their moves so far.

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An Outside the Box Approach to the 5th Starter Spot in 2016

Published on December 14th, 201561 comment

Nate Usher makes the case for why the Cubs may not need to go out and get a cost controlled young arm this off-season, but could use what they have in a non-traditional way and be just fine.

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Heyward and Zobrist are Here…What’s Next?

Published on December 13th, 20155 comment

Now that Jason Heyward and Ben Zobrist are in the fold, guest contributor Elijah Knepper takes a look at what the next shoe to drop might be.

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So Long Darlin’ Starlin

Published on December 13th, 201517 comment

Guest contributor, Sue Draper puts her feelings for Starlin Castro and his recent departure to the Yankees out in the open for all to see in an ode to last year’s longest tenured Cub.

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Time Out To Look at the Bullpen

Published on December 12th, 201515 comment

Can we take a deep breath for just a moment in the whirlwind of this week’s roster activity and talk about the bullpen? Guest author Brad Lyerla does just that.

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Moving on from the Winter Meetings

Published on December 11th, 201523 comment

It’s been a busy week for the Cubs, and things are not likely to settle down any time soon. Here’s a look at how the roster has changed so far, and what we might expect going forward.

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GirlieView (12/10/2015)

Published on December 10th, 201523 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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