The Cubs have a confident first baseman. Here he is this afternoon at a Cubs Caravan stop:
Rizzo on #Cubs in playoffs: ”It’s going to happen this year.”
— Bruce Miles (@BruceMiles2112) January 15, 2015
#Cubs Rizzo is ready. “We’re going to win the National League Central.”
— Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) January 15, 2015
You can choose to say that he’s creating bulletin board material, but no one has any damn bulletin boards anymore. You seen any of them new clubhouses? It’s all video monitors and stuff.
Also: remember, it would probably be a lot more newsworthy if a team’s biggest star said “Honestly, I’m thinking fourth place maybe? Third if another team has a bunch of injuries. I have plane reservations for October, 6th, dudes.”