In a season filled with water-cooler tirades, outfielders forgetting how many outs there are, and runners left on base by the truckload, one positive note to this season does exist. With the Cubs' third straight win over the San Francisco Giants today, they assured themselves that they will be no worse than a .500 team. And, assuming they win at least one more game, they are on the verge of a third consecutive winning season. To show you how rare this feat is for our Cubbies, one has to go back to 1972 to find a better winning streak. From 1968 through 1972, the Cubs had winning records, though there were no postseason appearances.á A small consolation, I know, but it's something, at least. Following Saturday's 6-2 victory, effectively ending any hope the Giants had of overtaking Colorad ...
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