Knock on Wood
The Cubs are hoping hitting guru Rudy Jaramillo can get their bats going again.
This story appears in the March 22 issue of ESPN The Magazine.
Rudy Jaramillo taps two baseballs together and holds them in front of his face like a magician about to perform a trick. That's fitting, considering the Cubs hired him to do just that. In fact, Jaramillo may be the first hitting coach in major league history who is considered his new team's most important off-season acquisition.
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