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Prior Staying, Patterson Going-See Trib Article

In today's Chicago Tribune by Paul Sullivan...

http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/cs-060108cubs,1,215837.story?coll=chi-sportsnew-hed

I guess the thing that bothers me most about this article is the last paragraph, copied below...

I'm always looking to get better," Hendry said. "Obviously if there are good people around and available, we'll look into it. But with the improvement of Cedeno and Murton, if the team we have today is the one we'll wind up with on Opening Day, we'll be fine."

Is Hendry really prepared to throw the last year of his (and Baker's) contract behind this roster?  Does he really believe they'll be fine? How can he?

If Patterson is not packaged and brings an insignificant minor leaguer and Walker is traded for who knows what, I would think that a lineup including Cedono, Murton, Neifi, and Jaque Jones pretty much amounts to a "throw away" year.  

Time to start looking at the 2007 Free Agents.

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