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Cub Tracks Hits The Debate Trail

With less than three weeks until Opening Day, the question of what to do with Kris Bryant is gathering steam quickly. Plus the first round of cuts, trying out new positions, and a very unique eulogy in Tuesday's Cub Tracks.

Everybody's talkin' at me. I don't hear a word they're sayin'.
Everybody's talkin' at me. I don't hear a word they're sayin'.
Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Ten BCB points if you know the source of the quote in the photo caption. You'll have to get them from Deputy, though, so I make no guarantees since I didn't ask him to give them up.

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From ESPN Chicago:

  • The first round of roster cuts came on Monday with eight players being either optioned to Iowa or assigned to the minor-league camp.  The roster now stands at 53 players.
  • In case you're unaware of why Kris Bryant may start the year in Iowa despite hitting more home runs than some teams have so far in Spring Training, Jesse Rogers explains the situation in detail. And I'm sure it will be brought up somewhere in the neighborhood of a million times over the next two weeks.

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From the Chicago Tribune via RedEye Chicago:

  • Not only will Bryant see some time in the outfield, but so will Mike Olt.  No word as to what Chris Coghnorfia thinks about the development.

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Today's food for thought: