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 navigationPrevious PostPrevious post:Max Ramirez Cleared WaiversNext Post Next post:Mike Quade Offers a Few Words on the Back-Up Catcher DecisionMore From Bleacher NationWATCH: Cubs Win on an Overturned Play at the Plate!Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 9, Rockies 7 – April 22, 2018Albert Almora Makes Incredible Catch, is Shaken Up, But Stays in Game (VIDEO)Kris Bryant Leaves Game After Being Hit in the Head by 96 MPH Fastball (UPDATE)Pre-Gamin’: Cubs at Rockies (2:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game ThreadDarvish Fades Again, Contreras Offers Surprising Explanation, Farrell’s Inning, and Other BulletsChicago Cubs Lineup: Another Reverse-Split Righty is Good News for the CubsCubs Minor League Daily: Another Good Start for Javier AssadEnhanced Box Score: Rockies 5, Cubs 2 – April 21, 2018WATCH: Albert Almora Makes an Incredible Over-the-Shoulder Catch 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.