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 NationShameful: Benches Clear After Marlins Drill Ronald Acuña Jr. With Their Very First PitchWATCH: Ian Happ Helps Close Down the Win Today with a Ridiculous Catch Into the IvyEnhanced Box Score: Cubs 8, Brewers 4 – August 15, 2018El Bote Scores on a Not Very Wild PitchDavid Bote Does Amazing Things on Defense, Too! (VIDEO)The World’s Greatest Cleanup Hitter, Anthony Rizzo, Goes Deep for the 18th Time (VIDEO)!Pre-Gamin’: Brewers at Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game ThreadMLBits: SF-LAD Rumble, PIT Sends Top Prospect to TB, Nelson Not Coming Back, STL Hot, Acuña, MoreNow is Not the Time for Contract Talks with Joe Maddon, But When Is?The BN Mid-Season Top 40 Cubs Prospects: One Big List Plus One Missing Prospect 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.