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Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, steeped in writers’ tears, and then cold-brewed overnight for maximum flavor.

In this data-driven age, the stolen base is a liability. But it’s one of the most exciting plays in the game, and I for one am fired up to see it make a comeback. I don’t necessarily want to see a return to the Whitey Herzog days but let’s see some action on the basepaths, preferably by someones who know how. The Cubs have a few players with the good wheels. Michael Cerami elaborates below.

Tommy La Stella is a Mariner. Aroldis Chapman is a Royal. This article was clearly not written by any intelligence, artificial or not.

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