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Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then cold-brewed overnight for maximum flavor.

Extensions are in the air. I’m not talking about weaves, I’m talking real money. Everybody says Happ and Hoerner are going to get paid. Matt Mervis may or may not start at first, at first. We will wait and see.

It’s a holiday week. It’s going to be slow, I suspect. The newspaper beats seem to be on vacation again. So how about them Bears?

Oops. Rebuilds are everywhere.

I don’t take DeGrom or Judge talk very seriously. Some ideas are harder to swallow than others. Those don’t seem like intelligent spends to me.

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