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Welcome to the weekend! Where it’s at! I got two TDs and a field goal! The legend of Nico Hoerner continues. Hoerner became the first Cubs player since Andy Pafko in 1943 to record eight RBIs in the first five games of his career, during a rout of the woeful Pirates.

“It’s not what I expected to be doing this week,” Hoerner said. “But, it’s obviously the best week of my life.”

Nice. A red-letter day. Let’s keep the good times rolling while the season’s narrative is drawing to a close.

“I’m all-in on winning,” Rizzo said.

All this and a little black kitten crossed my path and came to live with us. Makes yesterday’s Baseball history prophetic. The Cubs have more lives than Jason Voorhees.

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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