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Cub Tracks boldly goes

The latest in our long-running series of #Cubs-related news articles. This one requires logic.

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1998 Las Vegas, NV. Star Trek The Experience. The Shuttlecraft. Las Vegas Hilton. Paramount Parks/La

Here at CUB TRACKS NEWS AND NOTES™, we have #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB news for you, optimized for SEO and ready to go. Well, impending news, anyway. The Cubs are reported to be about to select a General Manager from the four-name pool that was bandied about not long ago. It isn’t the guy everyone wanted, though.

For, about, a, minute, we, didn’t, have, to, settle. But it ain’t like that, any more. I don’t think the Cubs are planning to play in 2022. It sure doesn’t look like it. James Blish would have written it better. Harlan would have flipped it the bird.

Yeah, I have trust issues with a group of people who have already proven incompetence in several important areas, and also fired a bunch of their scouts in 2020. Their model is the old-school ‘efficiency expert’ so favored by certain societal classes, and I see them pretty much as Ferengi, except, perhaps, not as pretty.

Jed Hoyer?

“Let others keep their reputation. You keep their money,” they say. Also, “never cheat a Klingon... unless you’re sure you can get away with it.”

We have voyaged far, Cubs fans. The Prime Directive has gotten little and furry and its meanings have multiplied like tribbles since we entered the Cub Tracks Continuum. We, are, still, involved, in, the, Long, Khan! And, as always, we wait for next year, on the edge of forever.

It’s hard to see the future. Nonetheless, on we go. Warp speed. Phasors on stun. No static at all.

Wouldn’t you like to be a trekker too?

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While he focused on relaxing and resting in preparation for Tuesday’s Game 4 of the American League Division Series against the Chicago White Sox, Correa made sure his day included eating deep-dish pizza.

“Every time I come to Chicago, I’ve got to have one,” Correa explained. — Meghan Montemurro.

Food for Thought:

Live long and prosper.