Cub Tracks Takes Solace In Struggles

MOAR HITS, PLZ. - Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

In seasons like this, about the only way to go "glass half full" is to find silver linings within the struggles. So let's play a game of spot the silver lining among all the pitching injuries, playing the match-ups, the Money Badger under the Mendoza Line, and picking high in the draft. It's sort of a game of Inception.

Can we just keep replaying the 17-run game against the Cardinals, please?

From Comcast SportsNet

From Cubs Den

From Cubs.com

From ESPNChicago.com

From the Chicago Tribune

From the Chicago Sun-Times 

  • Nothin', unless I missed it.

From the Daily Herald

Miscellaneous

  • MiLB had a nice write-up on Albert Almora and some of what the young outfielder has dealt with off the field.
  • Jeff Samardzija's winless start to the season has made history.

Today's food for thought

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