One of the proudest moments of Cubs President Theo Epstein's regime occurred in the hour leading up to Monday's first pitch.
Before Game 3 of the National League Division Series, Cubs scouts and player development officials were honored as they walked along the warning track with their names displayed on the right-field message board.
Their work was reflected in the fact the Cubs started four rookies against the Cardinals. Their progress is a source of pride to the entire staff.
"There's such great opportunity in our organization," said Matt Dorey, director of amateur scouting. "We won't hesitate that if you meet levels, you'll...