Time for Cubs' changes may be now

July, 15, 2011
7/15/11
12:31
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Isaacson By Melissa Isaacson
ESPNChicago.com
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CHICAGO -- Detained by airport security for 40 minutes late Tuesday night before his return trip from the All-Star Game in Arizona, Cubs manager Mike Quade said he was tempted to tell them who he was as they whisked him away to a "concealed room."

"It was a full pat-down," Quade said. "[They asked] 'Are you sensitive in any areas?' "

Oh, where to begin? His team's lack of fundamentals? The whole Ryan Dempster thing? His job security?

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Melissa Isaacson

Columnist, ESPNChicago.com
Melissa Isaacson is a columnist for espnW.com, ESPN Chicago and ESPN.com. The award-winning writer has covered Chicago sports for most of her 31-year career, including at the Chicago Tribune before joining ESPN in 2009. Isaacson has also covered tennis since 1986.

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BA LEADER
Anthony Rizzo
BA HR RBI R
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OTHER LEADERS
HRA. Rizzo 25
RBIA. Rizzo 59
RA. Rizzo 71
OPSA. Rizzo .908
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