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Chicago Cubs: Assessing the North Siders’ injuries

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Jun 28, 2017; Washington, DC, USA; Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant (17) is helped off the field after injuring his foot while making a catch against the Washington Nationals in the fifth inning at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 28, 2017; Washington, DC, USA; Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant (17) is helped off the field after injuring his foot while making a catch against the Washington Nationals in the fifth inning at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports /
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Mandatory Credit: Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports
Mandatory Credit: Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports /

The Cubs can use the All-Star break to get healthy

Just like last season with Dexter Fowler, the Cubs can utilize the All-Star break to get some key pieces healthy. The North Siders will likely get Heyward and Zobrist back before the break, but Hendricks and Anderson will likely remain on the DL until after the break.

If either Kris Bryant or Addison Russell hit the DL before the All-Star break, they will likely return after the festivities.

Right now, the Cubs are a bit banged up. This could be a contributing factor to their poor play thus far. Many hope that once the Cubs return all their players to full strength, they will take off. I for one hope that is the case too, but only time will tell.

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For now, Cubs’ fans need to keep the faith. Remember, this team is so young and talented that they have to go on a run at some point in the near future.

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