The baseball gods have outdone themselves this time. I'm on to them.
They thought they had played their final joke on Cubs fans when they gave them Lou Piniella.
Lou Piniella comes to the Cubs! This was it!
In the end, Piniella failed as Cubs manager, of course. Everyone does.
The baseball gods sit up there somewhere, giggling at us. And who knew they could concoct something even bigger?
Theo Epstein is coming to the Cubs now. The guy who ended the Boston Red Sox' curse is coming to Wrigley Field as general manager and head of baseball operations. This one shakes your belief as a Cubs fan. Every Cubs fan has seen Santa Claus come to town a hundred times before, and it never matters.
But Theo Epstein!
You fell for Piniella. I fell for Piniella. He failed.
I fell for Dusty Baker, too. He failed.
Andy MacPhail, who led the Minnesota Twins to two World Series titles, ran the Cubs for a while and left with everyone in town spelling his name MacFail.
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