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Cub Tracks Hamels it home

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MLB: Pittsburgh Pirates at Chicago Cubs
Hamels time
Quinn Harris-USA TODAY Sports

I guess there’s a reason to bat Cole Hamels 8th. That was pretty. Unfortunately, the rest of the game wasn’t. Jameson Taillon kept the Cubs’ lumber slumbering and the Pirates struck for five in the opening game of the four-game set.

That solo home run thing being the only run is old. Let’s don’t do that any more.

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Cubs News and Notes:

“I think the standard for every organization is getting to that place where playing baseball in October is something that is assumed and not celebrated,” Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said. “You never take it for granted. But at the same time, I’m happy in four years that it’s come to that, that no one’s talking about that possibility tonight.” — Gordon Wittenmyer.

Food for Thought:

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