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 defeated the Indians in Game 2, 5-1.
- The Cubs scored their first runs and won their first World Series game in 71 years.
- The Indians have announced Corey Kluber will start Game 4 on 3 days rest.
- For most of the season the Cubs have been able to stay patent early in games, just on mistakes and get the bullpen of the opposing team. That formula may not work against the Indians.
- Willson Contreras looks to have a bigger role in the World Series and in 2017.
- Kyle Schwarber has made the Cubs look remarkable for putting him on the World Series roster, and starting him in the first two games, despite only playing two games all season. But what will they do with him in Chicago?
- Comparing Jake Arrieta to Trevor Bauer.
- Kris Bryant was named the NL Hank Aaron award winner as the top offensive performer.
- 140 years of Chicago Cubs history.
- Cubs notes.
- The Cubs and Indians are tied, 1-1, as the series moves to Chicago. Game 3 is Friday at 8:00pm ET.