Let's get some facts straight... 1a. If the Cubs manage to win three out of their next 10 games, they will have had three winning seasons in a row since Lou Piniella took over as manager. 1b. The Cubs will have had five winning seasons since Jim Hendry took over the role of general manager back in mid-2002. 2a. The last Cubs manager to have three winning seasons in a row was Leo Durocher (whose tenure was marked by six winning seasons out of seven but zero playoff appearances). 2b. The last Cubs GM with that many winning seasons was John Holland, who collected seven winning seasons in an 18-year span (and zero playoff berths). á Not so Sweet,áLou Piniella has made some bad managerial moves since he's taken overùarguing to the death only to finally acknowledge that Alfonso Soriano should ...
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