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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.

Anna one, anna two, anna three! Bellinger Bellringer, with a hump in it.

Well, that was a good beginning, but Drew Smyly had other ideas about how the day should go. The Overton window didn’t close early enough, but the Cincinnati hurler got himself in trouble again in the fifth as the Cubs put themselves back in the picture.

Former Cincinnati Bearcat Ian Happ helped the cause with a walk and a double.

Smyly couldn’t hang with that, either. #Cubs twitter was NOT pleased.

Eek. There was more of that kind of thing. Patrick Wisdom was hit on the back of the hand by a pitch. The Cubs are gonna be weird and frustrating a lot of times this year, I ken. Al has all the details in his recap.

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