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.
Stories of the Day:
- The Cubs won their NLCS opening game to the Dodgers, 8-4.
- In case you missed the Cubs’ NLCS roster.
- NLCS series preview.
- Joe Maddon on the playoff roster casualties.
- Manager matchup: Joe Maddon vs. Dave Roberts.
- Anxious about the Cubs in October? Feeling nervous about the same old letdown? Don’t be.
- Javier Baez and Willson Contreras are embracing the playoff spotlight.
- Before Miguel Montero’s grand slam to take the lead in the bottom of the 8th, Javier Baez had perhaps the most exciting play of the pstseason
- Addison Russell didn’t do much late in the regular season or in the NLDS, but watch out if he starts hitting.
- Game recap.
- The Cubs lead the Dodgers, 1-0, in their NLCS series. Game 2 begins tonight at 8:00pm ET.