After driving in five runs in Wednesday night's win, Austin Jackson smacked a three-run home run to help the Cubs complete a sweep of the Reds with a 5-3 win Thursday in Cincinnati.
Super-agent Scott Boras will highlight the versatility if – when? – Kris Bryant becomes a free agent after the 2021 season, marketing him as the franchise player who can play almost anywhere.
This is how Dale Sveum pictured it: The city buzzing about the Cubs again, a 90-win team playing in front of 40,000 fans at Wrigley Field and gearing up for a potential World Series run.
Ever want to know why baseball players pick the walk-up songs they do and what goes into picking one?
Now you can.
Seven weeks ago, Starlin Castro was at the lowest point in his career.
Now, 41,000 people and all of his teammates clap along in unison as he steps to the plate.