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Papi on the Cubs: A hard day's night

Sure, all those day games are tough. But there's more than that to lovable losing.

Updated: July 2, 2014, 6:30 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

As a longtime baseball writer who HATES day games after night games, I think David Ortiz has a valid point when he blames the Cubs' decades of disappointing seasons on the constant adjustments they have to make to play day games when everyone else is playing night games.

"If the rest of the league had the same schedule that you have, it's fine,'' Ortiz said. "But once you play day games for about a week and next thing you know you have to go into a city and play night games, then ...

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