Found September 14, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
Who's up next in the End of Season Post-Mortem series?  Chicago Cubs, come on down! If you're new here (which about 90% of our reader base is in comparison to last year), here's a brief explanation: after a team is eliminated from the playoffs, we're going to put their season under a microscope and look at just what the hell went wrong, what went right, and so on and so forth. The goal is to post these the day after a team is eliminated. Also, for the first ten teams eliminated, we're going to post a series called "Hope for the Hopeless", which is going to be an expanded version of the "What Went Right" portion of the Post-Mortem series pieces. Anyway, here we are...the Chicago Cubs. Even with the hiring of Theo Epstein to run the Cubs, expectations were even lower than normal as the directive of the day was quite clearly to shed money and start rebuilding for the future.  This isn't just a standard case of the Cubs "there&...
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