One day in late February, Logan Watkins became the play-by-play guy for Cubs fans desperate for Arizona sunshine, dreaming about baseball and hoping for an end to a brutal Chicago winter.
We're getting down to the wire in the MLB playoff chase. Can the Royals hold? Will the Tigers and Brewers miss the playoffs altogether? Is Baltimore the only true competition for the Angels?
With an emerging young core and the financial flexibility to make a splash this winter, the Cubs will face expectations next season.
It was the best of times, and it was the worst of times for the Cubs this past week.