Six inches.

That’s how close Carlos Pena was to giving the Cubs the lead in the 9th inning today. As it was, his deep fly out moved Marlon Byrd over to third base with one out, where he would be when Jeff Baker grounded into a game-ending and oh-so-Cub-like double play. That depression thing is coming back.

And, yes, the story is the Cubs going 1-14 with runners in scoring position. But, since the Diamondbacks went 0-9, it’s not the only story. This is the other one…



 


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