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 Whoa for Mid-June Trading: Nationals Pick Up Closer Kelvin Herrera Pre-Gamin’: Dodgers at Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread Cubs Roster Moves: Brian Duensing to the Bereavement List, Rob Zastryzny Called Up Cubs Officially Announce First 10 Draft Signings for 2018 Chicago Cubs Lineup: The World’s Second Greatest Leadoff Hitter Rides Again! The Small Sample Risk in Rental Trades, Machado’s Performance, and Russell’s Value All-Star Game Update: Heyward Rises, Contreras Battles, Still No Cubs in the Lead Jed Hoyer: “Common Sense” Will Guide the Cubs’ Rotation Decisions When Yu Darvish Returns Javy Baez Says “I’m Good”, but He May Still Get the Night Off After the HBP Series Preview: Dogers at Cubs, June 18 – June 20, 2018 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.