The Cubs are a lowly 44-69, but that doesn't mean the team can give up on winning games and finishing strong. A positive last month of baseball in 2012 would go a long way to motivate both the team and players that 2013 will be a better year.
Although the team needs to step up collectively, certain players bear more responsibility than others at this time of year. There are veterans that need to finish strong to provide a veteran presence in the clubhouse and make themselves players who could be traded in the offseason, and there are young players that need to make a big splash in the Windy City to become fan favorites.
Here are your five Cubs who need to wow the fans at the end of 2012.