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Cub Tracks Feels A Draft

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Happy draft day, everyone. And to whichever "lucky" young man is selected by the Cubs tonight: Get to work saving the franchise already!

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The beat writers appear to be bored.

From Comcast SportsNet

From Cubs Den

From Cubs.com

From ESPNChicago.com

  • Mark Appel just might be the right fit for the Cubs, according to Jesse Rogers.
  • But his colleague Bruce Levine says the Cubs should go with a big bat instead, or fear passing on the next Mike Schmidt.
From the Chicago Tribune (register to see almost anything but videos)

From the Chicago Sun-Times

  • The Cubs are taking a pitcher with their first pick tonight. Probably.
  • Mike Trout is surrounded by star power in California. Anthony Rizzo does not have that luxury.

From the Daily Herald

  • Bruce Miles talks about Edwin Jackson's "bad luck."

Today's food for thought