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The latest edition of our long-running series of #Cubs-related news articles. This one exercises patience.

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Welcome to 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.

Friday was an off-day for the Cubs, the beginning of a holiday weekend, the traditional beginning of summer when the schools let out, when the boys of summer hit the ball and touch ‘em all.

While the events in places starting with a ‘U’ have put a damper on things, and the Cubs’ lackluster roster has poured cold water on our gonfalon dreams, still we persist in wondering. What if _______ is traded? Who goes to the IL? Who goes to Iowa?

Focusing on smaller things helps us get past the big ones. The White Sox loom — let’s baseball. Keegan Thompson gets the nod today. That creates intrigue if nothing else. It’s a beautiful day for a ball game.

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