If a baseball team is a family, then would that make a manager the patriarch?
If that's the case, the Cubs should feel even better about new skipper Rick Renteria.
Anthony Rizzo isn't Steve Francis, but his nickname might as well be "The Franchise," just like the former NBA player.
The Cubs will have to find their way through a complicated maze if they are going to capitalize on the media assets they believe will be franchise game-changers.
As a player, Bill Mueller showed the qualities Cubs executives want to see in their young hitters – patience, the ability to grind out at-bats and get on base.
On the same day the Cubs put a mock-up sign over the right-field bleachers, the Boston Red Sox celebrated their third World Series title in the last 10 seasons.