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The latest in our long-running series of #Cubs-related news articles. #MLB, #MiLB, too. This one is hibernating.

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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.

Fergie’s gonna need to build a shed or something. By now you’ve seen Al’s rather succinct summary of Saturday’s ‘negotiations’. Joe Sheehan puts the point on it:

I called it Groucho Marxism in October. I didn’t think there’d be a season then. I’m less optimistic now. Brandon Palmer texts me hourly. I don’t have the heart to tell him that more recent versions of the game have David Ross managing. Tanstaafl, Brandon.

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Cubs birthdays: Bud Teachout, Sammy Taylor, Carl Warwick, Ron Hassey, Matt Stairs, Willie Banks, Craig Monroe, Adam Morgan. Also notable: Hilton Smith HOF.

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