Chicago Cubs: Dusting off our overly-optimistic 2019 crystal ball

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Chicago Cubs: What’s the 2019 verdict?

The crystal ball is admittedly optimistic, but what a future it would be.

2019 Rotation:  Noah Syndergaard, Jon Lester, Jose Quintana, Kyle Hendricks, Yu Darvish

2019 Bullpen:  Brandon Morrow, Jesse Chavez, Carl Edwards, Raisel Iglesias, Randy Rosario, Brandon Kitzler, Drew Smyly, Steve Cishek

2019 Lineup:  1B Anthony Rizzo, 3B Kris Bryant, RF Jason Heyward, 2B Javier Baez, SS Manny Machado, LF Kyle Schwarber, C Willson Contreras, CF Albert Almora

2019 Bench:  Util Ben Zobrist, Util David Bote, OF Ben Revere, C Victor Caratini

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Yeah, I wouldn’t complain about this.