Since traditional punishments do not appear to be forthcoming I offer up a few creative alternatives.
I made a quick comparison of a few teams at this point in the season this year and last year focusing on run differential as a big factor.
At the Cubs game last week they informed the crowd that Kris Bryant was only the 15th MLB player to win Rookie of the Year, MVP, and play on a World Series winner. I figured out the others. Feel free to comment with answers!
Now that the Cubs won the World Series I can get on with my life and posting will resume shortly.
Bloomberg has a nice little piece about Cubs ticket prices going up after the game starts. This obviously goes a little bit against conventional wisdom as they demonstrate in the article. Well worth a read and of course, if conventional wisdom was going to break down, we know it would be the Cubs that make it so.