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:
- The Cubs record on acrylic canvases:
- John Lackey looks forward to a quick return.
- Cubs must strike a delicate balance between preparing for the playoffs and searching for roster depth.
- Mike Montgomery is auditioning for next year.
- Some Cubs notes.
- The Cubs said goodbye to Vin Scully.
- The Cubs lost 1-0 to the Dodgers. A divisional series against the Pirates starts tonight at 8:05pm ET.
Record and Advanced Stats (provided by FanGraphs):
- Record: 82-47
- Last 10: 6-4
- Games behind division leader: 0
- Probability of winning the division: 100.0%
- Probability of winning NLDS: 60.7%
- Probability of winning NLCS: 34.0%
- Probability of winning the World Series: 19.1%