Pop the champagne, spray the beer! The Chicago Cubs have won the National League Central for the second time in as many years, and will head to the postseason for the third straight season for the first time since 1908.
Although this may have seemed ordained since Spring Training, the Cubs really had to battle for the Central this year. It’s rare that World Series champions come back the next season and make a run, so the mere fact that the Cubs have locked down the Central is special.
More than that, this is just the second time the Cubs have taken the Central since 2008, and just the fifth since 1989.
THIS DOESN’T HAPPEN ALL THAT OFTEN SO I’M PRETTY PUMPED!!!
Now it begins. The quest to repeat. Let’s win two: