Tom Ricketts


There’s enough blame to go around for the Cubs’ September performance. FanGraphs’ playoff odds gave them a 73.8 percent shot to make the postseason on Sept. 1, which reached a season-high of 92.4 percent five days later, but by the end of Saturday’s game in Milwaukee, they had officially been eliminated from playoff contention. So, who should shoulder the blame…

MESA, Ariz. — Tom Ricketts is an owner you can often find walking around Wrigley Field on a game day. It’s not often, though, that the Cubs’ chairman approaches a group of media willing to be grilled with questions. However, following a team meeting before the first full-squad workout officially got underway Monday afternoon, Ricketts did just that. Among the…