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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. Served ice-cold for your pleasure. Please enjoy immoderately.

Drew Smyly didn’t have his best game. Jakob Junis had his, though he didn’t stay for long enough to get the ‘W’. The Giants’ bullpen mostly kept the door shut. Not much happening in the scribbling world — today’s edition is slim. Sort of like the Cubs’ offense Saturday night.

Quite a bit of RISPy business, and the Cubs’ issues there are well-documented. They outhit the Giants, but those hits were not well-timed, and none of them traveled over the walls in fair territory. Things got interesting late, though, but the good guys came up just/short.

Cubs go for a series split today, then take a day off before they get screwy in St Looey.

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