The Chicago Cubs are an organization that has been dramatically changed in the past few months.
Gone are the coaches, executives and star players such as Aramis Ramirez and Sean Marshall. They have all been replaced in hopes of taking the Cubs to unfamiliar territories (otherwise known as the World Series).
Theo Epstein has stressed the club is building for the future and most fans believe it will be years before the Cubs are a contender.
But what if there is no need to wait?
Is it possible the Cubs make the most of 2012?
Here are five reasons it isn't entirely impossible Chicago finds success this season.