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We bid adieu to Kyle Schwarber and Albert Almora, Jr. Jose Martinez is also free to go, as is Ryan Tepera. Are we having fun yet? I’m already weary of this same old shabby dress.

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 on this page as sarcasm font. (In the comments section, use @ before and after your remarks @ to produce sarcasm font.)

“It was a hard conversation,” Cubs President Jed Hoyer said of his chat with Schwarber. “I expressed we’d definitely keep the door open. We have and will talk to (agent) Casey Close about ways to bring him back.

“I’ve also expressed if that doesn’t work out, (we appreciate) the affection and attitude for all he’s done. He’s always going to be a Cubs legend, no question about that, as he should be.”

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