What I want to avoid is the middle ground,” Epstein said. “It’d be nice to make the playoffs or get a protected draft pick (awarded the bottom nine teams). We’re not hiding that. There’s no glory in 78 wins instead of 73. Who cares?
Raising a Cubs fan: Cubs win cactus league opener
This morning my 5 year old ate his breakfast with my iPhone in hand looking at yesterday’s spring training scores on the MLB At Bat App. When he saw the Cubs score an 11-2 win over the Angels his face lit up, and out of his mouth rolled these encouraging words:
“Daddy…the Cubs are going to be better this year! They beat the Angels 11-2.”
Hope springs eternal! Even at 5.