WAKE UP: It’s Opening Day

After a particularly long Spring Training, and a seemingly-long offseason – and after a few down years, which only make the offseasons seem longer – the 2013 Chicago Cubs baseball season is finally here.

No, it doesn’t look particularly bright for the on-field product. But, today, if no other day, you can allow yourself to say things like, “Well, you never know,” and “But the A’s and Orioles!” However we quantify the downside – and it is considerable – this is a sport in which, truly, anything can happen. I’ll hope for a win for the Cubs today, and I’ll take tomorrow when tomorrow comes.

Go Cubs. Go baseball. Go Opening Day.

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(Photo via Astros Twitter.)

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Brett Taylor is the Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and on LinkedIn here. Brett is also the founder of Bleacher Nation, which opened up shop in 2008 as an independent blog about the Chicago Cubs. Later growing to incorporate coverage of other Chicago sports, Bleacher Nation is now one of the largest regional sports blogs on the web.

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