Tag: Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon takes the ball from relief pitcher Jose Quintana at Wrigley Field. (Image: Jon Durr/USA Today Sports)

NL Wild Card Race: Nats and Brewers In, Cubbies Dunzo After 6-Game Skid

The NL wild-card race might have decided itself over the weekend when St. Louis Cardinals swept the Chicago Cubs, who dropped four, one-run games in a row, and now find themselves four games behind the Milwaukee Brewers and Washington Nationals with only six games remaining in the regular season. What […]

Kyle Schwarber is congratulated by his  teammates after slugging a 3-run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field. (Image: Quinn Harris/Getty)

NL Wild Card Race: 1.5 Games Separate Cubbies, Nats, and Brewers

With 12 games remaining in the regular season, the NL Wild Card race is down to three teams jockeying for the final two Wild Card spots after the streaking Chicago Cubs caught the slumping Washington Nationals, and the Yelich-less Milwaukee Brewers hang tough on the playoff bubble. The NL Wild […]