The Chicago Cubs fail to enter the postseason for the first time in five seasons. Whammy. The Cubs part ways and do not re-sign manager Joe Maddon. Double whammy. How did we get here?
A fulfilling Major League Baseball season has come to a conclusion, and we are now through the best part of fall: October baseball. 162 games and two Championship Series later, and we finally have the chance to experience the 2019 World Series.