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WATCH: The Cubs Walk It Off in 13 Innings Thanks to a Phillies Oops

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That was exhausting for me, so I can only imagine how the players feel. Thank goodness the Cubs won, or that would have been a really long night.

After 12 and a half innings of play, the Cubs once again had a chance to win it in the 13th – Albert Almora doubled to lead off the inning, and that should be just about all you need to lock in a 90+% chance of winning. But an out and a walk later, Matt Szczur grounded into what threatened to be ANOTHER inning-ending double play.


Except the Phillies wanted to go home (@Cubs):

Good hustle by Szczur and Almora, so I don’t want to put it all on the Phillies. Even a good throw doesn’t get Szczur, and who knows, maybe Almora just keeps on running anyway like Willson Contreras did yesterday.



Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation.