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Chicago Cubs: Tale of Two Seasons

July 29, 2009 by Ricky Butts 

It has been a frustrating first ninety eight games on the north side of the "Windy City."

They were pre-season favorites to win the National League Central Division and make a run at their first World Series appearance since 1945.

Up until now, it has been a tough go at it.  At some points, they found themselves scuffling and making a run at the bottom dweller in the division they were supposed to run away from.

Some blame Jim Hendry for partially dismantling the team from one year ago.  The trade of Derosa still has some reeling, but the point is, not even he could have saved the team in the first half.

Many also were stung by the allowing to let Kerry Wood walk and the trade for Kevin Gr...

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