Phil Barnes expects big things from Cubs in second half

CHICAGO - The Cubs are ahead of schedule. At least compared to last year. They sit two and a half games ahead of the Brewers for first place in the Central Division and own the best record in the National League.

Vine Line senior editor Phil Barnes is expecting more of the same from the Cubs as they start the second half of the season.

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