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Other than wondering about what’s gonna happen at the Cubs Convention, I don’t have many thoughts currently. Well, Cub thoughts anyway. I have plenty of unrelated thoughts, but that’s another matter entirely. The pic is because I’m hoping that a way can be found for Daniel Descalso to find his way to another community. Just in case you wanted to know the madness behind the method.

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.

Today in baseball history:

  • 1960 - Alvin Dark is traded to the Phillies for Richie Ashburn.
  • 2017 - Barack Obama welcomes the Cubs to the White House.

Food for thought:

Thanks for reading.