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Mmm I love me a pitcher’s duel. Or is it more properly pitchers’ duel? Dual pitchers, yes? English is weird. So is pandemic playoff baseball. Just wish the game could have ended better. I hate the Marlins.

We may never pass this way again. I’m enjoying it despite my reservations —it is after all ‘the human drama of athletic competition’. Thank you, Jim McKay. And thank you, too, Joe Posnanski:

Yep. Enthusiastically seconded. But that’s a left turn at Albuquerque, and we’ll keep on the straight and narrow today. The Cubs broadcast (ABC) wasn’t horrible, just bad. They talked about the game periodically. Okay, they were horrible.

Also, did I mention that I hate the Marlins? Please don’t go all 2007/2008 on us, Cubs.

Here’s Cub Tracks 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.

SimNews:

Saturday’s simCubs™ playoff game will ‘air’ at eleven a.m. CT. Stephen Strasburg vs. Kyle Hendricks. Let’s hope the RealCubs™ are still in the hunt. All game video and related material is available commercial-free, 24/7, at the BCB Media Center.

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