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.
It doesn’t sound like Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts will be handing a blank check to Theo Epstein and his baseball-operations department this winter.
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.