Renteria believes Cubs are getting closer to what they want to be

Renteria believes Cubs are getting closer to what they want to be
May 5, 2014, 7:30 pm
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"The Plan" for the Cubs has always involved patience, mostly surrounding the development of all the young, talented prospects in the farm system. 

But while these highly-touted youngsters grow, the Cubs have struggled to put a consistent, winning team together on Wrigley Field, failing to capture a series during the first month of the season.

[WATCH: Renteria talks tireless work ethic of coaching staff]

After the first weekend in May, however, the club finally got some momentum going as they took their home series with the division rival St. Louis Cardinals and tallied a three-game winning streak in the process. 

So is everything starting to click now for the Cubs?

[WATCH: Has being the Cubs manager so far lived up to Renteria's expectations?]

"We got three-in-a-row and were hoping to get the ball game yesterday," Cubs manager Rick Renteria said on SportsTalk Live before the opening game of the Crosstown Cup. "It didn't happen. But I think every single day we chip away. We get closer to being the club we want to be. We've made a lot of improvements."

See what else Renteria had to say about his first year with the Cubs in the video above.