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  1. Historic Appeal Deprives Cubs of Wet Victory

    It seems even God can’t help the Chicago Cubs. In Tuesday’s game against the San Francisco Giants, the Cubs had a 2-0 lead when rain stopped play. Their ground crew couldn’t properly roll a tarp over the field, leading umpires to call the game, adding to Chicago’s lonely win column. The Giants, fighting for a playoff spot, protested the ruling. For the first time since 1986, MLB officials agreed, forcing the Cubs to defend their lead this afternoon on mere faith.

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