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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.

Okay, I’m going to require more than a shrubbery. At the very least, break up the Dodgers. Did you think I was kidding when I beseeched the Cubs to sign ALL of the free agents? It looks now like they’ll sign none. That might change but everybody not-Dodgers is entitled to a bit of pessimism right now.

The Cubs were never in on Ohtani. Probably not on Soto, either. They may be adding by subtracting. I have only limited faith in that front office. I think Jed knows what he’s doing but what he’s doing or is being told to do is/are unpalatable.

Right now, the Cubs seem to be lying out of both sides of their mouths and they will have to convince me otherwise.

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