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The Cubs killed the even year, which didn’t exist anyway

The Cubs completed one of the biggest ninth-inning comebacks in decades, and it’s the lack of mythology that’s so refreshing for everyone left in the postseason. When did you know the Cubs were going to lose the National League Division Series? Was it when Conor Gillaspie emerged from the radioactive waters behind AT&T Park to hit a triple off Aroldis Chapman in Game 3? Was it when John Lackey allowed a Matt Moore single to give the Giants the lead in Game 4? Or was it something more poetic, like when the Cubs went up 2-0, because you knew it would maximize their eventual disappointment? I’m not a clever man.
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