Their 103 regular-season wins are being swept away by a 108-year history of failure that is repeating itself before our very eyes. The Chicago Cubs are choking again.
Only this time, they can’t blame a stinky pet goat or a bespectacled fan down the left-field line.
This is squarely on them.
“We’re putting a lot of pressure on ourselves,” Cubs catcher Miguel Montero said in Spanish.
Baseball’s third-highest-scoring team hasn’t scored a run in the last two games.
One of the sport’s most exalted managers is being outmaneuvered by a rookie on the opposite bench.
And following a 6-0 loss at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday night, the Cubs trail the National...