Chicago Cubs are the first Major League baseball team to win 80 games, their current record is 80-45 and is 35 games over .500 for the first time since Sept. 25, 2008 (96-61). This is the quickest the Cubs have reached 80 wins since 1929, and that team won an National League pennant. in their last 10 games they are 7-3. Their Magic Number for the playoffs is at 25. On Thursday Jake Arrieta collected his 16th win of the season as Aroldis Chapman picked up the save in the cubs 5 to 3 victory which was fueled by home runs by Kris Bryant and Addison Russell in San Diego. Currently they are 13.5 games ahead of the St.Louis Cardinals and 16.5 games ahead of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
This is a historic win for the cubs this season, in a previous blog i stated that the cubs were the quickest team to win 10,20,30,40,60,70, and now 80 wins with the Washington Nationals being the only team to beat them to be the quickest team to 50 wins. This team is doing great things, they have made the right moves with their bullpen to give it the boost that it needed. Now could the cubs be a team of Destiny only time can tell what are your thoughts do you think they are a team of destiny this season?