Cubs' offense often inept in many ways
Despite season-long struggles, Cubs just two games back of first place in NL Central
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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