Under the cover of darkness, team personnel cloaked in black removed all teddy bears and other stuffed animals, as well as security blankets and pacifiers from the players’ hotel rooms and visitors’ clubhouse.
After an illustrious career of being the most successful magician to play the game of baseball, right-handed batter, Javy Baez, who bats right-handed, by the way, will head off into the sunset of baseball retirement with 2,999 hits.
Two of the Cubs' most vital pieces are wisely on the injured list at just the right time.
The Cubs have done the unthinkable and acquired the best player in baseball but at a steep cost: Wrigley Field.
"Everyone keeps saying 'Go out and get arms' so that's what I did," said Epstein. "I screwed up though."