Oh, my God, I'm interested in numbers! And I hate math more than I hate nuclear war.
Right now the two numbers obsessing me are 5 and 0.5.
5 = Five straight wins, and against the two teams the Cubs need most to beat: The Pirates and the Cards.
0.5 = Games we are behind the Pirates. This is important because it's becoming rather obvious that the Cubs and the Pirates are going to meet for a one-game wildcard playoff ... and the team with the best record gets home field advantage. Naturally, I want that all-important game to happen here: