The Cubs can’t come out and say: We have no idea what we’ll get out of Starlin Castro from one year to the next.
The Cubs essentially viewed Addison Russell as untouchable heading into this season, and winning two playoff rounds with him as their shortstop only reinforced that idea.
This might have been the best chance for the Cubs to win a World Series in your lifetime. Or it could have been the opening scene for a dynasty. The point is you never know.
Kyle Schwarber has already become a playoff legend in Wrigleyville, and it’s still almost time to turn out the lights at Clark and Addison.
Surrounded by reporters, Theo Epstein stopped the interview for a moment to jump up and down to “Ando En La Versace,” Starlin Castro’s walk-up song that gets the 40,000-plus at Wrigley Field rhyth