Maybe Cubs Fans won’t have their hearts completely broken next year?
The Chicago Cubs were mathematically eliminated from postseason contention over the weekend. And though it’s tough to predict immediate success for a club that has now gone more than a century without a World Series title, Cubs fans have plenty to be excited about for 2015 and beyond.
Here are three reasons they can be optimistic for 2015:
1. They have tons of young talent
The Cubs enter the offseason with a pair of young All-Stars locked up to team-friendly deals through 2019 in slugger Anthony Rizzo and shortstop Starlin Castro and a wealth of promising talent that should soon pay dividends at the big-league level.
Though it’s unlikely that all of Arismendy Alcantara, Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, Addison Russell and Jorge Soler will prove bona fide stars or even legitimate every day players in the Majors…
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