The way the Chicago Cubs are playing, it’s not farfetched to say they could be out of contention by July. We take a look at what the roster shakeups could look like.
The Cubs are 32-33 halfway through June. I know right? Ugggggghhhh.
Now that we got that out-of-the-way, it’s time we talk about the absolute worst case scenario that no one thought was possible heading into the season.
The very thought of the Cubs falling out of contention at all this season was laughable. I mean, with this roster? Yeah right.
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However here we are 2.5 games out of first place in the NL Central and 8 games out of a Wild Card spot. Now the division is still totally winnable, but let’s assume for a second that the team doesn’t get it together and is out of it by the time the trade deadline arrives.
The mere mention of the term ‘sellers’ attached to a team like the Cubs should make fans shutter. However, the front office can’t stay quiet if they find themselves in that position. Here we’ll delve into a few moves that could come to fruition.