Cubs Win!: Cubs clinch NL Central title

The Wrigley Field marquee makes it official: The Cubs are the 2016 NL Central Division Champs! (Rick Pearson / Twitter)

The Wrigley Field marquee makes it official: The Cubs are the 2016 NL Central Division Champs! (Rick Pearson / Twitter)

It took a few extra hours. But, despite losing to the Brewers, which would have allowed the team to celebrate in front of their home fans, the Cubs did end up making it official very  late Thursday night. A 6-2 victory by the Giants over the Cardinals confirmed that the Chicago Cubs are the 2016 National League Central Division Champions!