Umpire Joe West is quickly becoming a bigger adversary to the Sox than the Twins. West and Guillen have had a sordid past. Don't get me wrong, West is not as big a thorn-in-Ozzie's side as Phil Cuzzi, but still.
Cubs fans came into this decade with much to look forward to. They had all-star slugger Sammy Sosa coming off a home-run chase that made him a national folk hero. Their ace Kerry Wood had struck out 20 Houston Astros and the whole league feared him.