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The latest installment of our long-running series of #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB news articles. The Cubs have heart, but the talent gap is too big.

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Welcome to today’s edition 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 and attempt to distill the zeitgeist into a potent potable. Please enjoy immoderately.

I confess that I play the Sims sometimes. The original version, moreover, as I have a long-running neighborhood that keeps repopulating when the serial killer who lives there has disposed of everybody else. He has a room with doors that only open in and a pool where the ladders are removed when sims are swimming. It’s closely related to my original Rollercoaster Tycoon set, where I just drop the sims in the water and don’t build any roller coasters.

I submit that this is how the ownership group of MLB sees you. How’s that for a lede?

The return of Marcus Stroman took place Saturday night in Chavez Ravine. Was it triumphant? Stroman was pretty damn good. He needs to stretch out some, but that’s a good start. He didn’t figure in the decision.

Good ballgame, up to a point. Pass the nyborg. There are still seventy-some games to go. Rowan Wick is going to pitch in some of them.

I voted that the Cubs would win one game this series. This will have to be it, then.

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