Does it Count as Opening Day if the Cubs Aren’t Playing? March 31, 2011, by Brett Taylor Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors Depending on your bent, today is Opening Day. But, of course, it’s hard to feel that normal level of excitement when the Chicago Cubs aren’t in action. Stil, it’s technically the day, so let’s get the 2011 season underway. Let’s rock. HEAD DOWN TO THE COMMENTS OR SHARE THIS SWELL POST WITH YOUR FRIENDS: Post navigation Previous PostPrevious post:Max Ramirez Cleared WaiversNext Post Next post:Mike Quade Offers a Few Words on the Back-Up Catcher Decision More From Bleacher Nation Diamondbacks Move on Quickly from J.D. Martinez, Sign Jarrod Dyson to Two-Year Deal Red Sox (FINALLY) Reportedly Getting Close to a Deal with JD Martinez (UPDATE: Five Years/$110M, Two Opt-Outs) BIF: New York Mets GM Thinks Tim Tebow “Will Play in the Major Leagues” Haha: Jon Lester Disputes Willson Contreras’s Famous and Hilarious Pick-Off Story Sponsored Heads Up! President’s Day Deal at the Cubs Shop: 20% Off All Orders! Schwarber and Heyward May Be Chili Davis’ Biggest Projects This Year – So Far, So Good Bryce Harper Will Not Talk About 2019 or Anything Other Than Winning This Season MLB Announces Pace-of-Play Changes: Mound Visit Limit, Inning Breaks, *NO* Pitch Clock BIF: Would You Like to See Something like the KBO’s “Bunt Contest” During All-Star Week? Anthony Rizzo Returns to Camp, Supports His Community, is Not Going to Take a Political Stand 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.