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Salsa Boy chips in, the entire organization needs an improved, business as usual, and other bullets

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If you stand there some more, I’ll hit you again.
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Can nobody end the red menace? Dammit! Crybaby Molina and Salsa Boy don’t deserve any more airtime, let alone another playoff series. Can’t they retire already? I found myself hate-watching the Dodgers and the Nationals in some sorta cockeyed hope for red deadbird redemption... Anthony Rendon and Juan Soto got me out of my chair for a minute, much to the surprise of my 14-week-old kitten Moe, who slapped me.

Some days you just can’t win. Hey, Moe has that name for reasons. He slaps the heck out of people on the TV.

Late comebacks rule, Howie Kendrick. Meanwhile, back at the ranch, the manager prospect roundup is still ongoing and is likely to continue for a bit.

Here’s today’s Cubs News and Notes. As always, * means autoplay on, or annoying ads, or both (directions to remove for Firefox and Chrome). {$} means paywall. {$} means limited views. Italics are often used here as sarcasm font.

Food for thought:

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