No sellout crowds. No buzz. No superstars. The most interesting battle between the Cubs and White Sox won’t happen within the 10 miles separating Wrigley Field and U.S. Cellular Field.
The St. Louis Cardinals copied the Wrigleyville blueprint, building rooftop decks outside Busch Stadium, trying to develop a neighborhood that can feel like a ghost town.
ST. LOUIS — This weekend the Cubs are getting an up-close look at the St. Louis Cardinals and their player-development machine.
Right now, this is the stuff of video-game commercials: Who would the Cubs start in the deciding game of a World Series?