BACK, BACK, BACK TO THE FUTURE

— -- he Chicago Cubs play the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League wild-card game Wednesday, but we already know who will win. That's because Marty McFly learned that the Cubs swept the 2015 World Series when he traveled 30 years ahead in time in "Back to the Future, Part II.'' He also found the 1950-2000 edition of Grays Sports Almanac, which listed the results of every major sporting event during that span.

So we know that the Cubs will win this year's World Series. But what do the next decades hold for Chicago and baseball in general? You've come to the right place, because we traveled 30 years into the future to peek at the 2045 Baseball Almanac.

<span class="greydate">2016:</span> Royals Fans Trump the Vote

<span class="greydate">2017:</span> Cubs A Bit Out Of Whack

<span class="greydate">2018:</span> Padres Get Sirious, Hire New GM

<span class="greydate">2019:</span> Squeezed Out Of Tropicana Field

<span class="greydate">2020:</span> One Hall Of A Traffic Jam

<span class="greydate">2021:</span> The <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/topics/entertainment/music/kanye-west.htm" class="r_lapi">Kanye West</a> Wing

<span class="greydate">2022:</span> He Feared the Beards

<span class="greydate">2023:</span> That's How You Throw Like A Girl

<span class="greydate">2024:</span> And the Gold Medal Goes to Milwaukee

<span class="greydate">2025:</span> Don't Kill The Umpires Just Yet

<span class="greydate">2026:</span> If You Don't Build It, We Won't Stay

<span class="greydate">2027:</span> Well, That and Perhaps Viagra

<span class="greydate">2028:</span> The Day (Game) The Music Died

<span class="greydate">2029:</span> Charlie Moron

<span class="greydate">2030:</span> Don't Let My Elbow Go Down On Me

<span class="greydate">2031:</span> Take Me Out To The Brain Game

<span class="greydate">2032:</span> The Rally Monkey Had An Amazing WAR

<span class="greydate">2033:</span> No, Canada

<span class="greydate">2034:</span> The New Home Run/Teriyaki Chicken King

<span class="greydate">2035:</span> The Golden Voice of Baseball

<span class="greydate">2036:</span> Now Batting, the Shortstop, No. 102

<span class="greydate">2037:</span> The Winter Classic

<span class="greydate">2038:</span> Changes on the Horizon

<span class="greydate">2039:</span> Raising the Blue Flag

<span class="greydate">2040:</span> Fountain of Youth Still Flowing

<span class="greydate">2041:</span> Wait, There's an Even Older Player

<span class="greydate">2042:</span> The Class of '42 (And '41)

<span class="greydate">2043:</span> Upon Further Review

<span class="greydate">2044:</span> Hell Freezes Over

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