No matter how Lou Piniella spins it, the Cubs are in trouble, Wayne Drehs writes.
Milton Bradley, Chicago Cubs desperately searching for a solution to their hitting woes
While the Cubs' batting averages may make some fans cringe, they should take heart in the numbers game.
After back-to-back blowout victories over the Cubs, the team many considered the best in the NL, the Dodgers have every intention of ending this series on the West Coast and playing in their first NLCS in 20 years.
The Cubs lost 7-2 in their NLDS opener against the Dodgers, but they still are confident heading into Game 2.
Friday's walk-off victory was typical of this year's Cubs, who are undaunted by adversity and confident they'll win.
While the Cubs' sale is likely to be a $1 billion transaction, all Cubs fans care about is whether the new owners will deliver a World Series champion.
A massage? A last supper? A security entourage? An execution? Only Cubs fans would go to such lengths to lift a curse.