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OT: What the hell is wrong with the Cubs?

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Re: OT: What the hell is wrong with the Cubs? 

Post#101 » by Michael Jackson » Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:41 am

nomorezorro wrote:yeah i think it’s funny that people have been riding a roller coaster with this team when i think it’s been clear what they are for some time: talented, inconsistent, not a powerhouse but have a plausible shot at making noise in the playoffs if everything happens to click at the same time

the bullpen might prove to be a fatal flaw but beyond that it just seems like it’s genuinely random chance how they end up playing. might as well chill out and watch how it plays out

Wants funny is that winning a World Series ruined the joy of being a Cub fan. When you are born to lose and you then win even though the narrative is that you always find a way to lose it turns fandom upside down. Now there are expectations to win so the identity of the fans are in a certain cognitive dissonance. The team kinda really became a vanilla team now with the same identity of winning that every other team in the league has.
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Re: OT: What the hell is wrong with the Cubs?  

Post#102 » by transplant » Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:19 pm

The Cubs suck like...

Cmon people, the Cubs don’t suck like anybody cause they don’t suck. They simply have fallen short of (reasonable) expectations. 10 of 30 teams make the postseason and the Cubs figure to be one of them. Sure, they’re flawed, but sucks?

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Re: OT: What the hell is wrong with the Cubs?  

Post#103 » by MalagaBulls » Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:31 am

Welp another 10 days of roller coaster slop with the team getting to 13 above and then sliding again. These games at SD have seen some of the most boneheaded Keystone Cops D and terrible relief pitching during Theo's tenure. The season is slipping away slowly but surely.

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