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Cubs and MLB news and notes — Win big or sell big, Yu Darvish isn’t a normal pitcher, and other bullets

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Chicago Cubs v Texas Rangers
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The Cubs tied one on, and it fit so they decided to keep it. They hugged it and loved it and called it George, and by that slender gossamer thread we march forth into an unknown tomorrow, which by the magic of the Cub Tracks continuum is today, dear reader. I myself will take the fifth if we’re tying one on, especially if you make it Bulleit, and on that basis I’ll conclude that the lede is shot and it’s time to hit the links. See you at the nineteenth hole.

Here’s today’s episode of Cub Tracks News and Notes, the only links column that really matters. 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.

Kris Bryant is still a Cub.

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