The NL Central champion Cubs will face off against the Nationals in the NLDS.
The Chicago Cubs clinched the NL Central with a 5-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.
By securing their franchise-record second straight division title, the Cubs are headed to the playoffs for the third consecutive year.
The defending World Series champion Cubbies will take on the Washington Nationals in the NLDS, with Game 1 being scheduled for October 6 in D.C., and Cubs fans are hopeful for another magical run:
Looks like I’ll be going to DC next weekend. Bring on that #Natitude
— Big Cat (@BarstoolBigCat) September 28, 2017
— Julie DiCaro (@JulieDiCaro) September 28, 2017
There is no reason not to believe the Cubs won’t have an even greater run making post season playoff appearances. Talent, youth, ownership
— chuck swirsky (@ctsbulls) September 28, 2017
Addison Russell after clinching: “We are at Busch stadium and I see a sea of blue and white. That’s a pretty amazing feeling.”
— CubsHQ (@ChicagoCubsHQ) September 28, 2017
— Michael Bolling (@mikealexbolling) September 28, 2017
Jon Lester: “This never gets old. I tell the guys ‘always celebrate like it’s your last one.'” #Cubs
— Josh Frydman (@Josh_Frydman) September 28, 2017