The Cubs will soon find out if their sales pitch worked on Masahiro Tanaka, the Japanese pitcher who could give the entire franchise an image makeover, at least for a few minutes on Twitter.
It could be game over for the superstation that made the Cubs a national team and turned Wrigley Field into a huge tourist destination.
One year ago, they made a Cubs Convention splash, unveiling all those cool futuristic drawings of a Wrigley Field tricked out with party decks, luxury suites and a Jumbotron.
The Cubs stirred up some buzz earlier this week when they announced a new member of the franchise.
All that buzz about Masahiro Tanaka helps create the illusion for Cubs fans that everything is going to be all right.