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Cub Tracks’ spherical miracles

The latest in our long-running series of #Cubs-related news articles. Things may not always be what they seam.

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Welcome to your Thursday, and today’s episode of Cub Tracks news and notes™, featuring material from current beat writers, bloggers, and the occasional in-house habitué, moonlighting. These pieces center around #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball.

The Cubs again played the Tampa Rays, in a valiant attempt to put up a crooked number for the series and earn just a little of the old meatloaf on Wednesday night, and were unable to get over the hump.

They put up the Stro Show against Drew Rasmussen and rolled the dice. In most circumstances, it would be a good bet, but baseball is baseball, full of spherical miracles, to borrow a term from a friend.

I can get behind that in a big way, being in the best shape of my life, you know: round. The game didn’t start so well, though, and Spahn and Sain were not available. Prayer was. This lineup has plenty of comeback in their makeup though, and bear watching another night, maybe. This time, not so much.

Al will have full details in his recap, and we have the uncoverage below.

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