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Cubs try once more to forget the past

Updated: April 5, 2009, 12:45 AM ET
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

To say the Chicago Cubs have a teensy-weensy postseason problem is like saying Donald Trump has a teensy-weensy comb-over problem. The difference: The Cubs aren't in denial over their baseball bald spot.

It's been 101 years since the franchise last won a World Series, and 64 seasons since they actually played for the Commissioner's Trophy. Lou Piniella was 2 years old back then.

But Piniella is all grown up now, and so are the expectations surrounding his Cubs, who once again ...

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