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Mon 9/09 10 @ 2
Tue 9/10 8 @ 9
Wed 9/11 0 @ 4
Thu 9/12 3:40 pm ET
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2019 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 144

2019 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 144

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports Cubs walked off by Padres 9-8 in 10 innings Would it have been better if the Cubs had just fallen behind 6-2 and slowly faded into the night? I guess it’s just a matter of which kind of frustration you want. In that scenario, the frustration is that in the heart of a pennant race you just got wiped out by a bad team. That would be reprehensible. So it is great to see this team didn’t quit. On the road against an inferior team, they battled back. Of course, in the end, the Cubs still came up short. Why did they come up short? It’s easy to point at Steve...
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Chicago Cubs: Is Jason Heyward the ‘X-factor’ moving forward?

With the Chicago Cubs still trailing the San Diego Padres 8-7 in the eighth inning on Tuesday night, Jason Heyward strolled to the plate to face Padres right-hander Andres Munoz. On paper, this was not a good matchup. The Chicago Cubs Jason Heyward has typically struggled against power pitchers, and Andres Munoz had dominated opposing hitters […] Chicago Cubs: Is Jason Heyward the ‘X-factor’ moving forward? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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Padres 9, Cubs 8: The story of things that happened at the worst possible time

Padres 9, Cubs 8: The story of things that happened at the worst possible time

Photo by Denis Poroy/ The Cubs fell way behind, mounted a stirring comeback and then... things got bad in a hurry. You know, Joe Maddon probably should have taken Steve Cishek out after the first walk, when it looked like he had lost his command. Or he should have taken Cishek out after the second walk, the one that loaded the bases, when it was clear to every single person watching that Cishek had lost his command. But there he was, facing Manuel Margot in a situation where another walk loses the game. That’s exactly what happened, and the Cubs had a disastrous 9-8 loss to the Padres,...
Padres literally walk off Cubs in 10th

Padres literally walk off Cubs in 10th

Manuel Margot's walk, the third in a row issued by Cubs reliever Steve Cishek, gives Padres second walk-off in three games

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