Originally written on Redlegs Review  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Everyone heckles the Cubs Despite packing in the fans last year (the Cubs held the tenth spot in overall attendance rankings) the Cubs managed to fall 36 games behind the first-place Reds, finishing fifth in the NL Central standings. WIll the bleacher bums have something to cheer about in 2013 or will they heckle their own team worse than the two old men in the balcony on the Muppets? Although Spring Training has only just begun, the bad luck for the Cubbies seems to be in Chicago already: yesterday, Matt Garza had to bow out of his throwing session early with a mild lat strain. The Reds offense did not face Garza last year as his season ended in July due to injury, so we can only speculate how he will fare against Reds’ bats. Official Cubs reports seem optimistic about yesterday’s incident, but their fragile rotation can’t handle any injuries: Scott Baker, returning from Tommy John surgery is not expected to be ready for Opening Day, leaving Garza, Jeff Samardzija, Edwin Ja...
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