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Cub Tracks’ will No. 4,715 please stand up?

Read all about it! #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB news you can use, four days a week. Oakland looks worse than advertised. The 9-6 Cubs are fun. The odd number, of course, is the possum. If he stands up to be counted, maybe we can get six more weeks of spring. 

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9) MLB Power Rankings: Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs had a very good week and are now 7-3 in their last 10 games. Maybe this club is for real after all. After an active offseason that looked like it gave them a competitive ball club but maybe not quite a winner, they’ve gotten off to a strong start. Justin Steele has joined Marcus Stroman in the April Cy Young race. Trophies don’t get handed out for that but it does make the fans feel good.

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