You thought this season was bad? Wait 'til next year. Every year, an average Major League Baseball team turns over around twenty percent of its roster. Chicago Cubs fans looking toward 2010 are hoping that that number is more like eighty percent. The core of this roster has gelled and played well together over the last few years. This year, however, this roster's shortcomings have finally caught up with them. If you ask Jim Hendry or Lou Piniella, they will tell you that this year was not short lapse. Sadly, the Cubs' problems are much more serious from a structural standpoint, and they are in danger of going into relapse. What's wrong? The Cubs have some solid players and good individual parts. Derrek Lee put together a very nice season. Aramis Ramirez is an ...
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