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You won’t see it in the box score. It doesn’t show up and the official scorers count it. The Cubs, thanks to Ace Carlos Zambrano, now have yet another obstacle to overcome.

No it isn’t the irradic pitching of Neal Cotts (why won’t he just leave), it isn’t another horrible wave and miss at a breaking ball by Alfonso Soriano. As a matter of fact it is an off the field problem. The latest casualty of the Cubs underacheiving 2009 season is the gatorade machine housed in the confines of the Cubs’ dugout at the friendly confines. After Zambrano’s tirade last week against the Pirates, in which he for the first time, I believe in recorded history, actually attempted to throw the umpire out, the gatorade machine will not be returning from the DL due to a season ending injury.


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