Chicago Cubs Preview: Breaking Down the Roster, Part Three (The Bench)

April 5, 2010 by  

This article is part three of a series of articles breaking down the Cubs' roster. You can view part two, which covers the rotation, here .

Although they may not be at the forefront of every fan's mind, the players that make up any team's bench can be a huge factor in the failure or success of a season.

In the National League, where it isn't uncommon to have multiple pinch-hitters or a few defensive replacements in a game, these guys are crucial.

For the Cubs, a team whose Opening Day lineup will have an average age of just over 30 and a few key players with injury histories, the five...

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