Ricketts family's new team needs work

GM Hendry deserves scrutiny

Originally Published: August 23, 2009
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- It took only two-plus seasons, two division titles, two quick playoff exits, a trip to bankruptcy court, a few Sam Zell head fakes, the premature demise of Mark Prior's once-magnificent right arm, a couple of hundred turns of "Go Cubs Go" and enough money tied up in contracts to buy the Dominican Republic, rather than just its finest baseball players.

But it's done. The Cubs have a new owner, pending approval by Major League Baseball and a bankruptcy judge, and it is ...

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