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Change is in the air. Ima pick out my seat for next year. Here at Cub Tracks News and Notes, we are celebrating the end of my fifth year (and closing in on the eighth anniversary overall) and also it’s almost my birthday. We’re not planning any big celebrations but there you go. 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 on this page as sarcasm font. (In the comments section, use @ before and after your remarks @ to produce sarcasm font.)

“Anyone who quotes profits of a baseball club is missing the point,” Paul Beeston, a former Toronto Blue Jays executive and former president of MLB once said. “Under generally accepted accounting principles, I can turn a $4 million profit into a $2 million loss, and I can get every national accounting firm to agree with me.”

Food for thought:

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