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Cub Tracks number nine, number nine

Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB news and notes, served just the way you like them, in hot links. Starting another year the right way, with baseball.

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Welcome to today’s episode 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.

It’s the beginning of a new year for me, the ninth year of these columns, often-misunderstood and probably destined to remain that way. Welcome! Join the party. BYOB.

Cub Tracks is here to inform and entertain. We try to present a balanced view. There may be things here that you disagree with. There certainly will be things that I disagree with. This is by design.

Thanks for understanding. Happy Holidays!

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