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Cub Tracks remembers a day to forget

Keep the faith, Yu again, and other bullets

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Chicago Cubs v Atlanta Braves
“a fielding era”
Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Monday was a perfectly crap day, and then the Cubs happened. It’s all my fault. I locked myself out of the house and my neighbor had to go in through the window. Moments later I stuck the nib from a diabetes testing kit in the heel of my hand, while avoiding a cat who was investigating, then nearly managed to break my foot keeping the lid from the crock pot from hitting the floor as said cat launched off into the aether.

I went to go lie down and forget about all of that and landed on yet another cat, who knocked my glasses off the nightstand and under the bed. Scrabbling around under there trying to find them resulted in the location of a hitherto-unknown puddle of cat pee, which I had to clean up.

Of course I knocked over the mop bucket, but I turned that into a plus by squirting a bunch of Spic N Span on the floor and mopping, which attracted cats and resulted in a lot of little paw prints.

Then the baseball started. Sometimes you just can’t win for losing. 6 errors!

“Just don’t hit the ball to me.” — Jim Deshaies

The hot takes and cold shots just keep on coming. Hoo boy!

Face front, true believers! It smells, but not THAT bad.

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).

“The way the Cubs were defending, it often felt like an April Fools’ Day joke gone wrong.” — Ben Weinrib.

Food for thought:

“We are all of us in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” — Oscar Wilde

Thanks for reading.