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Welcome to today’s episode of Cub Tracks news and notes™. Here we have material from current beat writers, bloggers, and the occasional in-house habitué, moonlighting. These pieces center around #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball.

Jed Hoyer was on the radio Wednesday, and had a few things to say. Brett Taylor was kind enough to collect some of his quotes, and those are below. Nothing really new — Hoyer reiterated his talking points. “There’s no value in expecting a lockout...” he said, notably.

It’s the news of the day, such as it is. There’s not a hell of a lot going on, on the surface. Eventually we’ll run into some icebergs.

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Today in Cubs history:

Cubs birthdays: Frank Griffith, Les Mann, Gene Mauch, Cal Koonce, Sterling Slaughter, Steve Henderson, Dan Briggs, Jamie Moyer, Ron Coomer, Tom Gordon, Shawn Camp.

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