The Chicago Cubs have clinched the playoffs after missing them in 2019. After a few frustrating years, can the Cubs do what they did in 2016?
The Chicago Cubs have clinched the playoffs for the first time since 2019. Yes, it has only been one-year, but that one-year missing cost Joe Maddon his job. They technically made the playoffs in 2018, but they lost the wildcard game to the Rockies.
The Cubs struggled a lot in 2019. Their struggles weren’t as much at-bat as they were in the bullpen. There were too many games where Chicago had a lead going into the last three-innings and they’d lose the game. They deserved to miss the playoffs last season.