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Desperate measures

Maybe not a gold thong, but the Cubs need a change

Originally Published: June 17, 2009
By Wayne Drehs | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- There's a scene in the 1996 movie "Tin Cup" in which a desperate Roy McAvoy puts all his change in his right pocket, ties his left shoelace in a double knot, turns his hat backward and puts a blue tee behind his right ear in hopes of fixing his golf swing. His next shot, of course, soars down the center of the fairway and McAvoy suddenly becomes the unlikeliest of U.S. Open contenders.

What does this have to do with baseball? Well, after another lackluster offensive performance ...

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