No shortcuts on Cubs' road to success

CHICAGO -- Jed Hoyer, the new general manager of the Chicago Cubs, said everything you need to know about his new team's recent history with this pithy line: "Unfortunately, we only saw the Cubs six or seven times a year," said the man named Jed of his time in San Diego, before starting a longer answer on the state of the Cubs defense.

Most Cubs fans would totally agree with that quote -- just take out the word "only."

I think he meant "unfortunately" as in he didn't have an in-depth "eye test" scouting report, but I choose to believe he meant it how you read it.

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