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Are Cubs fans in for a treat?

New owners have much work to do

Originally Published: October 30, 2009
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- I had a great idea.

I was going to attend the Ricketts family's pre-Halloween, we-just-bought-a-baseball-team news conference in a scary costume.

My idea was to dress up as the thing that would scare Tom Ricketts the most: Alfonso Soriano's contract. "We owe this guy how much?! Ahhhh! It's 'The Shining' of contracts!"

Alas, I chickened out. Another reporter did too. He was going to dress as Werewolf Jeff Samardzija, complete with a "no-trade ...

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