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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.

I would have thought that Michael Wacha afforded a good opportunity for Edwin Rios’ LH bat to be penciled in at DH, but what do I know?

The bats were as cold as the weather to begin, 1752.7 miles from me at 1060 W. Addison. Trey Mancini clobbered one, and the Cubs had a lead for a while, but it wasn’t to be. Al will have the details.

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