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One-Hit Wonders? Cubs Still Trying to Escape Offensive Rut

The thing about offering a quote like “our offense broke somewhere along the lines” is that bloggers with limited capacity for original thought are going to hold it against you for years. Theo Epstein might be gone, but many of the same regulars are present in an lineup that hasn’t looked very dynamic through four years five games. Even their three homers in Monday’s win masked what was otherwise a fairly pedestrian 5-for-27 (.185) line with three walks and six strikeouts.

On the season, the Cubs are last in MLB with a mere .132 average, though their .