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.
A week after Cubs owner Tom Ricketts fired a shot at the White Sox, Jerry Reinsdorf returned the favor.
The Cubs see Jake Arrieta as a big part of their future, and he could get paid like a frontline starter at some point.
A trip to New York reminded Joe Maddon of the nowhere-to-hide scrutiny that comes with this job. But having no OFF switch must sound ideal to someone who loves the bright lights.
It's been a whirlwind 24 hours for the Cubs organization.