The Cubs have a lot of holes to fill
A decent second half record should only fool the very dumbest of Cubs fans. No, not you.
The demise of the White Sox season was amusing to me. I don’t hate them like the Cardinals, I mostly just pretend they aren’t a thing (they very rarely are). The way it happened, with them adding AJ Pollock to a defending division champion while letting Carlos Rondon leave and acting like they’d somehow be better, was predictable. They just assumed they’d win the weakest division in baseball by default. And they didn’t. Instead the Cleveland Guardians are going to the playoffs where they’ll spend two days and then go home.
Since the All-Star break, the Sox are a mind numbing 30-31. I get it, they had injuries (every team has those) and their manager spent most of the games drooling into his lap, but then he had to go on medical leave to have a pacemaker inserted into his heart (I’m sure they told him it was a thermostat from a wine chiller) and they still were bad.
Meanwhile, across town, the Cubs, a team built to be bad has gone 32-29 in the second half. So what does that mean?
It doesn’t mean shit is what it means.
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