ST. LOUIS – The Cubs experienced the in-your-face intensity of a pennant race, a sellout crowd of 45,148 seeing red.
ST. LOUIS – Javier Baez isn’t just happy to be here. The kid with the big swing and the Major League Baseball logo tattooed onto the back of his neck understands what’s at stake.
ST. LOUIS – There will be buzz for Jorge Soler’s Wrigley Field debut. The $30 million Cuban outfielder did his part, living up to the hype with a red-hot start.
ST. LOUIS – The early edition of Sunday’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch splashed a big headline across the top of the sports section: “CUBS STEAL THUNDER.”