The Cubs have shrunk their magic number down to 10 beyond the cheddar curtain, where this away series has felt a lot like Wrigley north. They’re marching their way toward the best record in baseball as 100 wins appears to be more and more certain. The nice thing about the Cubs is that they’re a deep team, so they can give some of the regulars some rest while they continue to run an excellent starting nine out there every day to win more games. Joe Maddon has lengthened the rotation to six, so that’ll help to keep the arms fresh down the stretch. Now, it’s coming down the the Cubs playing spoiler to those teams are on the fringe of the playoff races.
Len Kasper joins Lin Brehmer (or the occasional Frank E. Lee) on the XRT Morning Show at 8:30am Mondays & Fridays (or the occasional Tuesday following a holiday) as this historic Cubs season wends its way through the dog days of summer. Len & Lin: never letting the pressure exceed the pleasure, on 93XRT.