Could it be that the Chicago Cubs are starting to feel the weight of their great expectations, or are the Los Angeles Dodgers just getting their goat?
Who knows, but the Cubs suddenly have gone silent at the plate and everybody knows the history that hovers over them every time they get in position to reach the World Series.
The Curse of the Billy Goat may be rearing its ugly head, but it's more likely that the Cubs are in position to fall victim to the curse of the winningest team.
For reasons that can only be speculated, the teams that have won 100 or more games during the regular season have struggled mightily during the Wild Card era.
Maybe that's just...