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Cubs' next steps? Don't ask Ricketts

Owner has a fan's optimism, but details on business and baseball a bit lacking

Updated: April 4, 2014, 9:35 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Tom Ricketts is just like you, Chicago Cubs fans.

Billed from the get-go as the Fan Owner who met his wife in the bleachers and enjoys a nice Cubs-embroidered dress shirt, the man entering his fifth year as Cubs chairman is excited about those minor league studs down on the farm, just like you.

"I read the minor league reports every single morning," Ricketts said Friday before the Cubs' home opener. "I have since day one. They're just more interesting now than ...

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