The Cubs have been very disappointing in the first half of the season. They start today 41-41, when in reality, they should be six or seven games above .500.
Luckily, they are not too far away from that. Any day now, they could go on a six game winning streak and be right back in the thick of things.
There are a numerous things that the Cubs need to do to win consistently over the next 80 games. If the Cubs can achieve the majority of them, they should find themselves a top the National League Central for the third straight year.