Chicago Cubs Lose Series to LA Dodgers, But Have Bigger Problems

August 22, 2009 by  

Something is seriously wrong with the Chicago Cubs.

After losing a must-win series against the National League's 2nd worst team San Diego earlier in the week, the Cubs have now dropped their fourth game this week, losing to the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 last night.

The loss brings the Cubs to 7-12 this month, and 3-7 in the last 10 games. Since the start of August, the Cubs have fallen from just 1 game behind the Cardinals in the NL Central to 7 games back. The wild-card now seems out of reach as they've fallen to 5th place, and 6 games back.

Will the Cubs make the playoffs? They've got to at least win the next two games against LA to close the series 2-2. They then find themselves in back-to-back three game series wit...

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