Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thursday Morning Hot Links

Updated list of World Series droughts:
1. Cleveland Indians - 68 years
2. Texas Rangers - 56 years
3. Houston Astros - 55 years

*151 days until Opening Day against the Mariners.

*Jake Kaplan has three offseason storylines: Outfield, Gurriel, and Catching.

*Jon Morosi looks to the Astros, Yankees, and Red Sox as major suitors for Edwin Encarnacion.

*Read the story of the Cubs winning the World Series from the 1908 Chicago Tribune.

*The Cubs and Indians are built to contend for years.

*The Indians revolutionized baseball and still came up short

*Tim Brown: How the Cubs killed the curse

*Anthony Rizzo and the bat that saved his postseason.

*FanGraphs: Maybe the Cubs haven't peaked yet.

*Credit Jason Hayward, the Cubs' very own Carlos Gomez, with saving Game 7.