No matter how many games it entails, a short Chicago Cubs regular season schedule will create chaos and hurt the odds of the team making the postseason.
It surely won’t be 162. It might be 100. It might be none at all. Regardless of how many regular season games the Chicago Cubs play in 2020, having a shorter schedule will decrease the chance that there’s postseason baseball in Wrigleyville this fall.
Here’s some good news though, it’s not just the Cubs whose playoff chances decline due to the shorter season.