Cubs Clinch First Division Title In Eight Years

Chicago Cubs’ Dexter Fowler celebrates with teammates after hitting a solo home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, in St. Louis
Chicago Cubs' Dexter Fowler celebrates with teammates after hitting a solo home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, in St. Louis Jeff Roberson / AP Photo
Chicago Cubs’ Dexter Fowler celebrates with teammates after hitting a solo home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, in St. Louis
Chicago Cubs' Dexter Fowler celebrates with teammates after hitting a solo home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, in St. Louis Jeff Roberson / AP Photo

Cubs Clinch First Division Title In Eight Years

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No matter what happens between now and the end of the season, the Chicago Cubs will be playing baseball in October (including after October 2, that is).

Late last night, St. Louis lost on the west coast, mathematically eliminating themselves from the division title. That means the Cubs are champs of the National League Central Division.

WBEZ’s Cheryl Raye Stout joins us to talk about this huge step, and how the team and the fans are hoping this is just the beginning.