"Look, we'd love to start the series right away, we really would," said a champagne-soaked Joe Maddon, "but at this point we've got to get our guys fully rested if we want to compete with the Dodgers."
The Cubs' path to the NLCS just got a bit easier after Nationals' superstar, Bryce Harper, was scratched from the lineup for game 4 Tuesday after sustaining a shower-related injury in which he used shampoo that didn't contain conditioner.
In a stunning announcement by the Cubs today, the Ricketts family extended a 2016 World Series championship ring to exiled super fan Steve Bartman. But lost in the fine print were details on the other commemorative rings the team discretely opted to issue.
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"It's a fire sale. Everything must go," said Epstein, while on a phone call with another team's GM. "Rizzo for three 17-year-old prospects? Done! Bryant for a No. 5 starter and a cooler mascot than ours? Send me the paperwork!"
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The Cubs were less than two innings into the defense of their world championship when one lifelong fan unleashed his first complaint about the team.