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9.22.2008

what's up with kosuke fukudome?



For fans of the Chicago Cubs, it's looking good. 2008 National League Central champions. That's gotta have a nice ring to it for the Chicago faithful. And with a 9-5 win this evening over the New York Mets, the North Siders clinched home-field advantage in the N.L. playoffs. It's been a long, hard hundred years since they've won a World Series. Could this be the year it finally happens?

Meanwhile, things haven't been looking so great for Kosuke Fukudome, who started out the season as a slugger with huge hype and promise, but has since seemed to have disintegrated offensively. He's barely been a factor in the Cubs' clinch: Fukudome's Hitting Is Downside on the North Side. What happened?