State of the Organization: Cubs, 9/17


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 beat the Brewers, 5-4, in the 10th inning on a walk-off home run from Miguel Montero. The series continues this afternoon at 4:05pm ET.

  • The Cubs saluted the fans prior to Friday’s game.
  • Theo Epstein took in Friday’s game from the bleachers.

  • There was some celebrating in the clubhouse after the game.

  • Tom Ricketts awkwardly celebrated after the game.

  • And the Cubs came back out onto the field to celebrate.

  • Let’s finish this!

Record and Advanced Stats (provided by FanGraphs):

  • Record: 94-53
  • Last 10: 5-5
  • Games behind division leader: Winner!
  • Probability of winning the division: Winner!
  • Probability of winning NLDS: 59.9%
  • Probability of winning NLCS: 31.1%
  • Probability of winning the World Series: 17.3%

Minor Leagues:


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