Surprising? Not so much. The Cubs are expected to round out the bottom of the league this season, with all hopes focused on the strength of the team's farm system.
However, the Cubs have also had some positive aspects to their game thus far, including hot starts from shortstop Starlin Castro, first baseman Anthony Rizzo and second baseman Emilio Bonifacio.
Here we break down the Cubs' biggest strengths and weakness in the young 2014 season.
All statistics courtesy of MLB.com