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Damage by Zambrano Looms Large

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Manager Lou Piniella likely will not survive this insanity. It's possible, anyway, that Lou sees retirement as green grass compared to this hay-filled zoo.

As a team, the Cubs were counting on Zambrano to be the ace of the pitching staff. So that is a disaster, since aces don't just pop up like weeds.

Then there is Hendry himself.

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