Cubs Flying Under The Radar

The Chicago White Sox are expected to be compete for the AL Central title and make a run into the playoffs, their North Side counter parts, on the other hand, have more modest expectations.

But low expectations doesn’t necessarily mean that the Chicago Cubs don’t have any talent.

“This is a team that can do some really good things,” former Cub and current analyst Todd Hollandsworth said on the Danny Mac Show. “They’re laying so far under the radar right now in most people’s minds. I mean that’s just a clear path. Just show up, do your business, do your job and if everybody kind of comes together, you’re going to win some ball games. And that’s really what this team has been about [this spring].

LISTEN: Todd Hollandsworth On The Danny Mac Show

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“I think of how many games they’ve lost in the last two years, and it’s almost inexcusable when you think of the talent that’s out there. Now granted I’m not talking about superstars, but we’re just talking about a good team. These are some pretty good players, they should win more games than they lose. That should happen this year if everyone is pulling in the same direction.”

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  • tom Sharp

    Unfortunately, for those of us who truly know something about baseball, the Cubs will be “Flying Below” a lot of teams for a long time. Here is just a short list of their key problems: mediocre starting pitching and middle relief, no team speed, below average defense, and the stupidest team, in terms of both IQ and baseball smarts, in the history of baseball–can anyone say they have seen dumber players than Soriano, Ramierz, and Zembrano!!??

  • me

    “The Chicago White Sox are expected to be compete for the AL Central title and make a run into the playoffs, their North Side counter parts, on the other hand, have more modest expectations.”

    You have Ozzie writing this or something?

    • baseball fan

      hey ‘me’. What r u , a cubs fan? It does not matter who is writing it if you know anything about baseball. The sCrubs are terrible. The sox have a legitimate chance.

  • FtheGoat

    Love when peeps let their hatred for a team cloud the facts. This team quit
    on Lou last year. The old man was washed, and alseep at the wheel. Talent wise, this team will compete for the division. The starting pitching is fine, not great, but good. Back end of the bullpen is top notch. As long as Ramirez and Pena don’t have career worst years again, this team should produce enough runs to win 85 games or so. Again, not great, but certainly good enough to compete for the Central.

  • chitownduck

    I turn on the TV yesteday too see Soriano jogging to a ball hit in the corner proceeding to fumble it and to top it off miss the cutoff man. Then an array of boos reigned from the cascades of Cub fandom….ahhhh its good to have Cubs baseball back on the air.

  • kev in skokie

    At least the good Vienna Beef dogs are back… Have a beer, enjoy the sunshine, that’s what the Cubs have been about for my lifetime.

  • Jon, Montgomery

    yep, they’re under the radar, and they’ll stay under the radar.

    cubs will finish under .500 & no better than 3rd in the division folks.

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