The wreck at Wrigley is tough to watch

Dwindling attendance numbers and diminishing veterans could make for a long summer

Updated: June 1, 2011, 9:26 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Darwin Barney hasn't been a Cub very long, but he's practically an elder statesman right now in a clubhouse in which the starting center fielder looks like a bat boy.

And Barney, an old-school type who was actually reading a real book in the pregame clubhouse as opposed to staring at an iPad, is already getting the hang of explaining why things always seem to go wrong for the Cubs.

"Baseball's kind of a gambling sport," he said. "It's like blackjack. You love ...

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