NO ORDINARY SEASON:The Cubs led the majors and won the NL Central title before coming face-to-face with the Dodgers in the National League Championship Series
Date: Oct 23, 2016
By: AP, CHICAGO
All that is left for the Chicago Cubs to do is make history.
The Cubs returned home to Wrigley Field with a 3-2 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship Series and were yesterday ready for their opportunity to end a more than seven-decade wait to return to the World Series.
“We’re not going to run away from anything,” Cubs manager Joe Maddon said. “It’s within our reach right now. But I do want us to go after it as though it’s, again, hate to say it, but Saturday. Let’s just go play our Saturday game and see how it falls.”
For a franchise defined more by heartbreak and losing, yesterday was to be no ordinary Saturday. Then again, this has been no ordinary baseball season. [FULL STORY]