State of the Organization is a continuing series of daily updates on the happenings of your favorite Chicago sports teams: Cubs, White Sox, Bulls, Blackhawks and Bears. Each team with its own update space.
This space will provide some of the highlights of what has been going on with your favorite Chicago baseball team, the Chicago Cubs, in the past 24 hours. Acquisitions, injuries, performance updates and storylines will be provided, during the season including the team’s competitive status, both big and minor league.
Stories of the Day:
- During today’s game Comcast SportsNet Chicago will carry the live audio of legendary Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully during the 3rd inning.
- Has the Cubs-Dodgers series been a preview of the playoffs?
- Kris Bryant is on a historic pace.
- And his case for NL MVP keeps growing.
- The Cubs are peaking at the right time.
- Can they win the World Series?
- Jason Hammel is not happy with Joe Maddon at the moment, and Maddon understands his frustration.
- Have the Cubs found another quality LHP out of the bullpen?
- Cubs lost to the Dodgers 3-2. The series concludes this afternoon at 4:10pm ET.
Record and Advanced Stats (provided by FanGraphs):
- Record: 82-46
- Last 10: 7-3
- Games behind division leader: 0
- Probability of winning the division: 100.0%
- Probability of winning NLDS: 61.0%
- Probability of winning NLCS: 33.8%
- Probability of winning the World Series: 19.4%