Year One! Things are on the up, right? Well, if "on the up" includes 91 losses, maybe.
The final year of Ozzie Guillen isn't quite the disaster of Baylor or Baker or Piniella. So that's good.
The lowest ranked season on the Chicago Baseball Happiness Scale. It can only get better, right?
Year One (of Robin Ventura)! Sox give their fans a thrill by winning a surprising 85 games.
FIRST HALF OF 2013
Cubs: 20 (on pace for 35.5)
Like the stadium where they play, the 2013 Cubs are under construction. Oh, and Carlos Marmol’s gone, meaning yet another Great Cub of the Future has become a Cub of the past.
Sox: 19.5 (on pace for 33.5)
After a surprising 2012, everything has gone wrong for the 2013 Sox. On pace for one of their worst all-time Happiness Scale score.
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