Ron Santo and Ernie Banks, maybe the two biggest Cubs fans of all time, will not be around if - or when - the Cubs win the World Series.
Derek Jeter's final game at Yankee Stadium was a storybook ending.
The Cubs think Yoan Moncada is a big-time prospect with the chance to become a special player. That is not exactly going out on a limb. This is supposed to be the next great Cuban hitter.
The Cubs hope Jon Lester can become their Andy Pettitte, a durable lefty who has nerves of steel in October and keeps performing at a high level through his mid-to-late 30s.