The Cubs' backs are to the wall

A lousy time for our bats to go ice cold and our starting pitchers to blow up at the same time (other than Arrieta, of course). Cynics would say that, being the Cubs, it was bound to happen at some point, and that this is the logical moment.

Who knows? Maybe they can pull one of the great comebacks in World Series history. If not, they'll be back. Late October will see the Cubs' royal blue, scarlet and white for many years to come.

The moment will come in any case- and very, very soon.