Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits from Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then cold-brewed overnight for maximum flavor.
The season is winding down and there isn’t much worth reading out there in the blogosphere. But we have what we have, which is tweets.
The Cubs played the Pirates Friday at PNC Park. Javier Assad took the mound opposite Bryse Wilson, and both pitchers threw creditably, each giving up a long home run.