The Top 10 Reasons the Chicago Cubs Won't Make the Playoffs

Tab BamfordSenior Writer IJuly 18, 2009

The Top 10 Reasons the Chicago Cubs Won't Make the Playoffs

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    CHICAGO - MAY 2:  Manager Lou Piniella of the Chicago Cubs looks on during the game against the Florida Marlins on May 2, 2009 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

10. The bandwagon isn't as full

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    ST LOUIS, MO - JULY 14:  U.S. President Barack Obama waves to the crowd during the 2009 MLB All-Star Game at Busch Stadium on July 14, 2009 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Morry Gash-Pool/Getty Images)

9. Tim Lincecum & Matt Cain

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    OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 23:  Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Oakland Athletics during a Major League Baseball game on June 23, 2009 at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

8. Will Wells wake up?

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    CHICAGO - MAY 16: Starting pitcher Randy Wells #36 of the Chicago Cubs warms-up in the bullpen before a game against the Houston Astros on May 16, 2009 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs defeated the Astros 5-4. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Gett

7. Will the real Rich Harden please stand up?

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    CHICAGO - APRIL 15: Starting pitcher Rich Harden #40 of the Chicago Cubs delivers the ball against the Colorado Rockies on April 15, 2009 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Rockies defeated the Cubs 5-2.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

6. Albert Pujols

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    ST LOUIS, MO - JULY 13:  National League All-Star Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals competes in the State Farm Home Run Derby at Busch Stadium on July 13, 2009 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

5. The Cubs' Bullpen

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    CHICAGO - APRIL 17:  Aaron Heilman #47 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals on April 17, 2009 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

4. Their offensive offense

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    CHICAGO - JULY 08: Milton Bradley #21 of the Chicago Cubs walks back to the dugout after making the final out of the game as Brian McCann #16 of the Atlanta Braves walks to the mound on July 8, 2009 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Braves defeat

3. Health

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    MILWAUKEE - MAY 10: Ryan Dempster #46 of the Chicago Cubs spits during a game against the Milwaukee Brewers on May 10, 2009 at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Cubs defeated the Brewers 4-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

2. The Schedule

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1. Mojo

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