The Cubs boast a strong trio of young power bats in Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant, and Kyle Schwarber. This combination led them all the way to the NLCS, and Schwarber, in particular, is coming off a postseason where he set the Cubs all-time record for postseason home runs, and he is now the all-time leader in postseason home runs from a player who is 22 years old or younger. So why would they even consider trading him away?
From die-hard fans to casual ones, the Cubs’ bandwagon is larger than it’s been in years. Even president Obama, a notorious White Sox fan, proclaimed his support following Wednesday's Wild Card Game victory.
In case you missed it, here’s how Wednesday went down:
To be a true team player and a successful athlete is the name of the game. Knowing what your role is and dedicating yourself to be the best as you possibly can is no easy task, yet Starlin Castro excels at it. The Cub’s middle infielder has taken on a new role in his sixth year with the organization. In his previous five seasons in the MLB Castro has experienced much success, making the All-Star game three times and a contender for rookie of the year, but this season contained many challenges for him.