The Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer Rebuilding Plan Will Test Cubs Fans’ Patience

January 11, 2012 by  

To ask a fanbase that has never experienced a World Series title in its lifetime for patience is a lot like asking a homeless man for a dollar. It just isn't very likely.

Yet that's exactly what the Cubs brain trust is asking you for. And I am here to tell you why you should willingly accept that request.

For far too long, the Cubs have been built on the "win now" promise. That has only resulted in temporary division titles but early playoff exits and lack of sustained success.

Along the way, there have even been many seasons in which the winning didn't even occur at all. Recognizing that, it is onl...

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