5. 87% of the season is left.
4. The Cardinals, Brewers, Reds, and Pirates are not that good.
3. The Cubs are not this bad.
2. Alfonso Soriano is showing more patience at the plate, and hitting the piss out of the ball for the past 30 days - well beyond his normal pattern
1. The Cubs started slow last year too - not THIS slow, but slow. In 2007, they were worse (10-14) and we remember how that season ended.