Chicago Cubs: Five predictions for the second half
"The Chicago Cubs were a tale of two halves–in the first half alone. With the All-Star break behind them, what can we expect to see in the second half?"
I am far from being a prophet. The Chicago Cubs destiny seemed to have been written in the winter as this being “their year”. I actually was one of those, as I picked them to top the San Francisco Giants for the NL crown before beating the Houston Astros to end the misery that has plagued Cubs’ fans for over a century.
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After a blistering start fell into a sluggish finish, what can we expect from the Cubs in the second half of this season? I can assure you that if the Cubs find a way to replicate the pace that they started this season on, even I would be flabbergasted. But there are a few things I see happening in the second half that will help shape the 2016 season.
Will it be an MVP season for a Cubs’ player? Will one of the pitchers find a way to replicate Jake Arrieta‘s second half from last year? (That’s silly, I know) Big trade? Read on to find out what the old crystal ball has in store for the Cubs.
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