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No easy answers

Closer dilemma just part of the problem for Cubs manager Piniella

Originally Published: August 18, 2009
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

If there was an easy solution to the Cubs' closer woes, surely Bob in Glen Ellyn would have phoned it in by now.

And if Kevin Gregg was Lou Piniella's only problem, it might actually matter.

Trailing St. Louis by six games in the National League Central isn't what seemingly turned Monday in San Diego into the night the Cubs season officially died.

Injury-plagued, offensively hamstrung, fundamentally challenged and now, yes, officially in search of somebody -- anybody -- who ...

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