Welcome to First Place July 26, 2009, by Brett Taylor Chicago Cubs News A simple post to note that on July 26, the Chicago Cubs moved into first place. May they not relinquish it until 2097. Chicago CubsHEAD DOWN TO THE COMMENTS OR SHARE THIS SWELL POST WITH YOUR FRIENDS: Post navigationPrevious PostPrevious post:The Cubs Might Pursue a Starting PitcherNext Post Next post:Enhanced Box Score: Reds 2, Cubs 5 – July 26, 2009More From Bleacher NationWhoa! Indians to Acquire Padres Ace Reliever Brad Hand (Together with Adam Cimber for Francisco Mejia)How Much Would a Jacob deGrom Trade Actually Cost the Cubs? And Would You Pay It?Resuming the Rivalry, Trout Claps Back(?), Alzolay’s Recovery, and Other BulletsCubs Minor League Daily: Velazquez’s 5th HR, Could Cubs Have Matched Machado Deal, MoreBrewers Reportedly Could Turn to Brian Dozier After Missing Out on Manny MachadoIt’s Done: Manny Machado to the Dodgers for Five ProspectsAngels Take a Shot at Commissioner Manfred After He Comments on Mike Trout’s Marketing EffortsWell, It Wouldn’t Be An Orioles Trade Without a Reported Medical Snag … (UPDATES)Cubs and Cardinals Announce Rotations for the Second-Half Kick-Off!Commissioner Manfred Hints at Potential Expansion Cities, Including Montreal, Las Vegas, and Nashville Author: Brett Taylor Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.