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#Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB news. The best of the rest of the web. Joc’s knocks, Rizzo takes a shot, and an action-packed house.

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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. We also like lots of pictures. Wish I’d been at the game. Damn that looked like fun. The Cubs disrespected the Cardinals properly.

I’m having a hard time being mad at Rizzo (or the others) for not getting vaccinated. If his teammates are dealing with it, and he’s testing regularly, then there’s nothing really (for me) to have trouble with unless he’s testing positive. There are a few words about that below. I try to save my rancor for where it belongs.

The Cubs fell behind but fought back, aided by Joc Pederson’s fourth inning knock, Yadi Hall-of-Famolina’s miscues, and Sergio Alcantara’s third triple in 24 at-bats.

And then, and then ...

Suddenly things looked a lot brighter to me.

And then Murray asked for some runs. And got them. And then, and then.

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