Mr. Cub is gone, leaving this franchise and this city without one of its greatest ambassadors.
Dangling bait in the water would normally attract all kinds of sharks. But the one and only Shark at SoxFest at the Hilton Chicago on Friday wasn’t falling for it.
Anthony Rizzo delivered the line of the weekend before the 30th annual Cubs Convention even kicked off.
A fan stepped to the microphone in the middle of a hotel ballroom and told the Cubs prospects on stage: “We love you like we love our wives and our children.”
Theo Epstein isn’t the star attraction anymore and the Cubs aren’t talking about maybe hoping to surprise some people this summer if they get lucky and everything breaks right.