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Here at CUB TRACKS NEWS AND NOTES™, we like to keep things brief on the principle that it makes us appear wise. We don’t always, but we like to.

Narratives emerge over time. Today’s plot includes recent events concerning former Cubs Victor Caratini, who caught a Joe Musgrove no-hitter Friday, and Dexter Fowler, who emerged from a frightening situation involving a slide into second base with minimal injury. On the Cubs’ side, the pitching in general has been much better than expected, and the defense never rests, helping to keep the inoffensive Cubs afloat while they try to court the goddess of BABIP. Luck as a strategy didn’t work for Teela Brown** and probably won’t for the Cubs.

So much for Zach Davies’ three runs or fewer streak. Ouch.

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Food for Thought:

**One of the main characters in Larry Niven’s Ringworld saga. Highly recommended series.

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