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Cub Tracks’ road signs on the treadmill toward tomorrow

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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. Dave’s probably here. Thanks for coming.

With apologies to the great Harlan Ellison, the Cubs remain frozen in place, without a qualified and able third sacker on hand. I advocated early to re-sign Jeimer Candelario, and still wish to have done so, but the Cubs’ front office had other ideas and so here we are, ready to deploy the likes of Nick Madrigal, Miles Mastrobuoni, and Patrick Wisdom in that spot, a notion which I find wholly inadequate.

Time’s running out. There’s probably not going to be anyone else. We the fans will just have to deal.

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