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It’s Not a Good Idea…But I’m Keeping the Faith in the 2009 Cubs

September 13, 2009 by Matt Trueblood 

I'm not unrealistic. I'm not delusional. I know the Cubs aren't going to win anything, other than (if they're lucky) some 15 more meaningless regular-season games, this year.

But I have decided to keep hoping against hope anyway.

I had a moment Saturday, sometime between when Geovany Soto's second double bounced into the gap in left-center and when Aramis Ramirez was thrown out trying to score on the play, when I flashed back to June 29, 2007.

The Cubs fell behind 5-0 to the Brewers in the top of the first that day; Rich Hill got roughed up. It looked like early curtains on the Cubs' season, as a loss would have dropped them eight and a half games back of Milwaukee and given the Crew all kinds of momentum for th...

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