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Cub Tracks’ Seiya sooner or later

The latest in our long-running series of #Cubs-related news articles. This one strikes out on its own.

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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.

Let’s just say that Alec Mills didn’t distinguish himself. He’ll probably get another opportunity to extinguish his rotation prospects, though. Eric Yardley was only a cosmetic change as the Rockies seemed to be in a mood to mash. They treated Stephen Gonsalves roughly, too. But then there has to be a reason why he’s only seen a cup of tepid coffee in nine years despite being a southpaw. A number in the 70s is generally an indication of player value.

I keep hoping one day Jason Heyward will be on another team.

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C. J. Cron with the triple double, thanks J. D. Ah well. It’s only Spring Training. Al has details in his recap. Here, we cover the coverage like a blanket in the rain.

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Cubs birthdays: Jack McCarthy, Jimmy Lavender, Brad Hogg, Joe Klugmann, Jose Vizcaino, Jason Maxwell, Jason Dubois, Hernan Perez, Rob Zastryzny.

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