With the way things have played out, both the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies have had to revisit their goals.
They're not particularly glamorous.
In a matchup featuring two teams trying to avoid 100-loss seasons, the Cubs and Rockies open a three-game set Tuesday night at Coors Field.
Chicago and Colorado enter play with identical 59-94 records, needing to win four of their final nine games to avoid reaching triple digits in defeats.
The Cubs appeared to be in good shape of fulfilling this goal just over a week ago, but they arrive in Denver losers of six of seven.
"We're having a losing season, but it can be worse if we get over 100 losses," Alfonso Soriano told the Cubs' official website after Sunday's 6-3 defeat to St. Louis. "We want to just keep fighting and not get to 100 losses because 100 losses is too much."
Chicago also needs to win just once more to avoid matching the franchise record of 103 losses, set most recently in 1966.
Things aren't looking as promising f...