The best-record magic number drops to 5.
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The Reds allow a lot of homers.
A familiar trouble.
The Cubs got spanked by the Brewers.
The Cubs take the series behind brilliant days from Jon Lester, David Ross, and Anthony Rizzo.
And the Cubs can’t clinch in St. Louis.
Great win, but … so close to something special.
The Cubs dominated the American League this year.
No offense for the Cubs in this one.
Kris Bryant provided the offense, and Cubs pitchers were brilliant.
Couldn’t get the bats going, plus a home run robbery in the 9th. Oof.
Well. That. Uh. Did not go well. Let’s get weird.
Kyle Hendricks + quality bullpenning + depth = domination.
The Jason Heyward Game.
Boy, that was ugly. And the Cubs still only lost by one.