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Here we go!

From http://chicago.cubs.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20071002&content_id=2246644&vkey=news_chc&a mp;fext=.jsp&c_id=chc

"We can't control what happened the last 100 years, or maybe the past five years," Theriot said. "We can control what happens this year.

So.  We need to bat well.  We've seen a lot of swinging at the first pitch, swinging for the fences, and striking out.  Defensively, I think we're fine; although I worry about Z getting too excited, and Marquis in general.  

What, then, about the pressure?  It's the one non-physical thing the players have to deal with -- re: Zam above, and in general, the farther we get, the worse it will be.

Can they take it?  I think they can.  Thank heaven's for Sweet, sweet Lou!

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