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  1. The Weakened Update-NL Central and White Sox

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    CENTRAL CASTING.
    Despite the fact that the Pirates (5) and Brewers (4) are each in the middle of winning streaks, the Cubs look pretty comfortable in their division. An 18-6 record among NL Central opponents will do that for a team. Taking two early series from the perennial favorite Cardinals while watching the Reds sputter through an 11 game losing streak doesn’t hurt either. Not willing to pull the plug on the Cincinnati Reds (15-33) or himself, 73 year-old broadcaster Marty Brennaman announced on Friday that he will be returning for the 2017 season…despite his doctor’s orders.
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  2. The Weakened Update-NL Central and White Sox

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    CENTRAL CASTING.
    Despite the fact that the Pirates (5) and Brewers (4) are each in the middle of winning streaks, the Cubs look pretty comfortable in their division. An 18-6 record among NL Central opponents will do that for a team. Taking two early series from the perennial favorite Cardinals while watching the Reds sputter through an 11 game losing streak doesn’t hurt either. Not willing to pull the plug on the Cincinnati Reds (15-33) or himself, 73 year-old broadcaster Marty Brennaman announced on Friday that he will be returning for the 2017 season…despite his doctor’s orders.
     #martybrennaman

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  3. “Money Shot” Victory for Cubs Ross-ter

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    CAREER DAY – David Ross joined the Century Club by slugging a 3-run shot in the fourth inning Friday for his 100th career home run. Grandpa Rossy is now tied for 838th on the MLB all time home run list and at 39 years-old becomes the oldest Cub to hit a home run since 41 year-old Gary Gaetti in 1999

    2016 David Ross hug

    #YearLongRetirementParty #grandparossy


    THE FIRST PITCH-Cubs 6 Phillies 2  
     
    TAKE 5
    1. Both Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler hit solo bombs.
    2. Ben Zobrist had a double and a single and has reached base safely in 32 consecutive starts.
    3. John Lester scattered 6 hits over 6 innings for 1 earned run.
    4. Anthony Rizzo did not start for the first time this year, but made a late defensive appearance.
    5. Despite two sloppy errors and two wet rain delays the Cubs made it look relatively easy.

    #cubs

    #cubbychubby2016

     


    WE’RE HISTORY!
    May 28, 1969 – The day after he becomes a father, Randy Hundley hits a grand slam and a double, driving in five runs in Chicago’s 9-8 victory over San Francisco at Candlestick Park.
    The eight-pound, four-ounce baby boy named Todd will follow in his dad’s footsteps, becoming a major league catcher for the Mets, Dodgers and the Cubs.
    2016 Randy Huntley