MLB Chicago Cubs: 10 Unfair Expectations for Theo Epstein's Tenure

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MLB Chicago Cubs: 10 Unfair Expectations for Theo Epstein's Tenure
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When Theo Epstein was hired at the end of October it was hard for the terms "division titles," "National League pennant" and "World Series" to pop into Chicago Cubs fans' heads.

If these are your expectations for the Chicago Cubs from now on, you'll have to pump the brakes faster than Chicago rush hour traffic.

Those all may come in the future, at least once, and sustained success may be a reality more than a rumor. But with one of the best baseball minds taking control of baseball operations, the Cubs, and Epstein, have come under some unrealistic expectations.

With the success that Epstein enjoyed in Boston comes sky-high expectations for an organization celebratory-champagne deprived.

Here are 10 unfair expectations for Epstein's tenure with the Chicago Cubs.

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