Chicago Cubs Preview: Breaking Down the Roster, Part One (The Bullpen)

April 2, 2010 by  

I think most Cubs fans would agree that the Friendly Confines felt like an "ivy-covered burial ground" a few too many times last season.

Yes, a few players actually had pretty decent seasons and the Cubs finished second in baseball's largest division—but it just wasn't good enough.

Five games over .500 is not at all what Cubs fans, or the Cubs themselves, were expecting coming off of back-to-back division titles.

This season's team is full of new faces though, as evidenced by the finalized roster for Opening Day.

Gone are Andres Blanco, Milton Bradley, Neal Cotts, Chad Fox, Jake Fox, Kevin Gregg, Rich Harden, Aaron Heilman, Reed Johnson, and So Taguchi.

Replacing them are Marlon Byrd, Xavier Nady,...

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