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Sure, the Cubs are still in first place, but Cubs Nation is panicking. It's win ... or die.
Scoop Jackson

Updated: September 8, 2008, 7:32 PM ET
By Scoop Jackson | Page 2

WRIGLEY FIELD -- It's not panic time, but it is getting close.

The Cubs have seven losses in their past eight games. A 6½-game lead cut to 4 in a little over a week. The loss of their ace, Carlos Zambrano, for an undisclosed, unknown period of time. "Tired arm" syndrome infecting the entire pitching staff. April sensation Kosuke Fukudome hitting .221 in the second half and getting benched. Six straight losses last week -- their longest losing streak of the season, coming in the season's ...

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