It wouldn't be fair to judge Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein on his first season with the club solely on wins and losses.
The Cubs' 2012 campaign has had its share of good and bad moments, ending yet again with the team missing the playoffs and a high probability of a 100-loss season.
In the eye's of Theo Epstein, the future is bright for the Cubs.
Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo are great building blocks for a team looking to shake off their losing ways.
But in the meantime, Cubs fans are growing anxious and many questions are starting to be asked.
When will the Cubs be competitive again?
It's an important question to an organization that is mostly associated with billy goats and losing. The answer is still unclear.
Until the Cubs once again make the playoffs and a run at a championship, Theo Epstein will be under the spotlight.
These are the five reasons why Cubs fans are going to turn sour on Theo Epstein.