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Cubs' offense often inept in many ways

Despite season-long struggles, Cubs just two games back of first place in NL Central

Originally Published: July 21, 2009
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

The Chicago Cubs arrived in Philadelphia on Monday flush with the enthusiasm that only a four-game sweep over Washington can bring. The upbeat tone lasted long enough for shortstop Ryan Theriot to get smoked in the hip by a line drive while standing at his position during batting practice.

Theriot pronounced himself OK to play after a brief consult with the trainer, but starting pitcher Ted Lilly's fastball location stayed behind in the clubhouse with the iPhones and the dirty socks, and ...

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