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Growing sentiment, a cardboard glove and a roster snub, the correct way to pet a cat, and other stories, plus current musical selections

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No game Monday. Tonight the Cubs take on the Cardinals, with Yu Darvish set to take the mound. The trade winds are blowing and rosters will take their final pre-September shape soon. We’ll know more at 3 p.m. CT on Wednesday. I’ve taken this opportunity to spice up the narrative.

Former Cubs are on the move — Zac Rosscup is reportedly now on the wrong side of the rivalry and might appear in this series. Here’s another platter du jour:

And then, 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. I’m off to go find the Cookie Monster.

Food for thought:

Thanks for reading.