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Paul Sullivan: Theo Epstein changed the culture of the Cubs. And in the process, cursed them.

CHICAGO - In the not-so-distant past, a Cubs team competing for a postseason appearance would create a frenzy during the final homestand.

But as the Cubs limp into Wrigley Field on Friday for a crucial 10-game homestand, the race to pin the blame for the 2019 season already has begun, even before the body is cold.

This is all Theo Epstein's fault, of course.

Not just for the roster construction, which he played an integral part in, but for the overwhelming

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