Where do I begin? Or better question is: Do I even want to waste my time writing about an organization that has lost all of its creditability from not only its opponents, but from their fans, too?
The Chicago Cubs are terrible. Not just terrible, but absolutely terrible. The 2011 version, if you want to call it a baseball team, is a far cry from the 97-win season in 2008.
Everything is just wrong with this team. Outside of the bright futures of Starlin Castro and Darwin Barney, this whole team has the aroma of the Chicago River—somewhat unpleasant.
After tonight’s implosion against the Cincinnati Reds, where the Cubs had what many felt was comfortable lead entering the bottom of the eighth at 5-3, their life of tranquility quickly evaporated by poor pitching by Kerry Wood and equally poor fielding by Aramis Ramirez.
The Reds ended up scoring four runs and the Cubs quietly ended what will be many frustrating nights to come for Chicago Cubs land.
There does not seem to be an end in sight for the organization adored by millions.
The Ricketts family, who are currently in year No. 2 of owning the Chicago Cubs, probably wished they had looked at the overall history of this miserable franchise before they finally made their expensive purchase.
If the Cubs continue to find new ways to lose, they will not only continue their futility, but they will lose their loyal fans.
Patience is a virtue, but how much patience do you think people have?
Everybody hates to wait on anything. Even underneath your politeness of proclaiming you do not mind to wait, in actuality, you absolutely hate it. You are needy. Everybody is needy. We all want our needs met.
And when they are not met, an angry protest will ensue.
Attendance will likely be trending downwards for the rest of the season for Cubs home games and it may continue that way for next several years.
Backed by bad contracts and horrible management decisions, the Cubs' future does not look very bright.
It’s time to have a baseball mind come in to this organization and to clean this mess up.
When it rains, it pours.
For the Cubs, it bleeds.