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Cub Tracks Is Star Struck

Smash Mouth said it best: "Hey now, you're an All-Star." The Cubs weren't star struck in the first half and now all eyes are on the second half playoff push.

Glad Kris was wearing batting gloves.
Glad Kris was wearing batting gloves.
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Well, this place feels familiar. But everything seems bigger.

From Comcast SportsNet Chicago:


From ESPN Chicago:

From CBS Chicago:

From the Chicago Tribune:

From the Chicago Sun-Times:

From the Daily Herald:

  • Nothing, I think.

From Cubs Den:

From Bleacher Nation:

From Cubs Insider:

From Fangraphs:

  • Fangraphs is doing their top 50 trade value countdown and some Cubs have made the released portions of the list. In the 50-41 range, Jorge Soler started the list at No. 50 and in the 40-31 range, Addison Russell came in at No. 32. No Cubs in the next segment, but I'm guessing at least two more Cubs are still to come in the countdown.
  • Several posters have linked this already, but ICYMI, Dexter Fowler is getting a raw deal from the umpires this year.

From SB Nation:


Today's food for thought: