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Louis Cardinals' playoff hopes with a 2-1 win on Thursday night, and the way the game ended just added insult to injury for the Redbirds. The final out came as Cubs center fielder Leonys Martin leaped to the top of the center-field wall to rob a potential homer by the Cardinals'Paul DeJong.
Not only was the catch a spectacular grab, but it also served as a massive dagger to the Cardinals.
The loss dropped St. Louis four games behind the Colorado Rockies for the second wild-card spot with only three games to play.
This marks the first time the Cubs will advance to the postseason for the third consecutive season since they went to the World Series in 1906-08.
Well, the game went into extras tied at 1-1, and Cubs fifth-string catcher Taylor Davis hit an RBI double in the 11th to give the Cubs a 2-1 lead.
Quintana's only career start against the Reds came earlier this season when he allowed four hits and two runs (one earned) in five innings and picked up a victory on August 14. At the All-Star break, the Cubs were 43-45 and 5.5 back of the surprising Milwaukee Brewers and the certainty of another postseason berth did not seem 100 percent assured. The Cardinals only run came on a Dexter Fowler ground out in the sixth inning that scored Tommy Pham.
Russian General killed in Syria fighting
The ministry said Asapov died at a command station manned by Syrian troops, assisting commanders in the liberation of the city. Russian Federation blames US "hypocrisy" on the death of one of its generals during an ISIS attack over the weekend.
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The team rose in value by 16 percent thanks to the opening of Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the sponsorship dollars committed. At nearly $5bn, Jerry Jones' team is the most valuable franchise in any sport worldwide.
So hard in fact that Mike Matheny didn't bother.
Cardinals C Yadier Molina is still going through concussion protocol tests to see if he will be cleared to play again this season. They beat the Braves in a 2013 NLDS before losing to the Cardinals, and a year ago beat the Nationals before losing to the Cubs.
Jedd Gyorko got a run back for the Cardinals in the second with a one-out home run, the first of his three hits, into left field to cut the lead to 5-1. And so it goes for the 2017 Cubs, who overcame injury and inconsistency to put themselves in position to become baseball's first repeat World Series victor since the Yankees from 1998-2000.
John Lackey (12-11) allowed just two hits and one run in six innings to earn the win. Louis Cardinals, or a Milwaukee Brewers loss.
"I think it's been incredible", said Matheny. After winning 103 regular-season games and ending their 108-year title drought in 2016, the Cubs returned all of their key players and appeared poised to maintain their place atop baseball. Lynn is eligible for free agency and likely was making his final start for the Cardinals. He made it look easier than it ought to be to get to the point where he is. "Couple all that with our bullpen, where we've got some guys that are kind of going on fumes".
TMZ adds that Travis has reportedly been "telling people about the pregnancy and how his life was about to change". The reality-TV star and her rapper-boyfriend Travis Scott are said to be expecting sometime in February.
It would be a huge surprise were Liverpool not to heavily rotate for the Carabao Cup fixture tomorrow night. Liverpool can now turn the mood around with the same fixture coming up twice in just a few days.
The Trump administration has told Congress it will limit refugee admissions to about 45,000 in the fiscal year that starts Sunday. Claims that refugees are a security threat have been thoroughly debunked, many advocates reiterated.
India's Border Security Force (BSF ) said that Pakistani soldiers fired at several positions along the volatile global border. Episodes of truce infringement by Pakistani troops have expanded strongly this year.
The doctors said that after initial examination, Warmbier was neurologically "in unresponsive vigilance". A forensic dentist examined the images, specifically the lower teeth and mandible, Sammarco said.
The indirect surface-to-surface fire, he said , was believed to have come from either Syrian or Russian forces. The Syrian forces' operation on liberating the occupied parts of the city from the militants is now underway.
The TV football package costs nearly $300 a season, though AT&T offers various promotions and monthly pricing options. In fact, many players have said that they will continue protesting, so this may be a sign of things to come.
On fourth-and-goal with 4 seconds left, McSorley found Johnson in the middle of the end zone for the game victor as time expired. Before Trace McSorley found Juwan Johnson for a crowd-silencing, walk-off score, the quarterback had to find his mojo.
In June, a U.S. man who had traveled to Raqqa in December 2015 was convicted of helping IS. The U.S. citizen fighting with the Islamic State has reportedly been taken into custody.
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The new crossing also makes wide play more useful, and makes pace less powerful than it had been in previous editions. However, it plays well as a mobile version of the game, and for some, it may be their only option.
Uber considers concessions to save London licence
Sadiq Khan , the Mayor of London and chairman of TfL, backed the Uber ban but denied playing any part in the decision. The initial background checks were carried out by a third party but TfL deemed them inadequate following a review.
Red flags up in Nags Head as Maria moves closer
The hurricane center said it is "likely that some direct impacts will occur along portions of the coast by midweek". Steward said winds coming out of the Southeast by mid-week will dictate how close Maria comes to North Carolina.
Uber ready for talks on London ban
He announced he was stepping down from his role with the ride-sharing giant on June 20, 2017. Uber , in turn, said that the appeal against the decision in court.
Angelica Hale wins first runner-up in 'America's Got Talent'
Angelica, however, peaked at the right moment and prompted reality show odds makers to believe that she could pull off an upset. It was a cute meet, but it would have been more fun to see Darci surprised by someone she probably admires tremendously.
USA women hit by acid attack in southern France
Two of the tourists suffered facial injuries and were rushed to hospital after the attack outside a Marseille train station. France has been on high alert for terrorism since 2015, after a series of attacks killed more than 230 people.
Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez
That could be a very big weight difference. "I wish it was an hour to the fight instead of having to wait until tomorrow". Founder of MyMMANews.com - After writing for Ultimate MMA magazine and serving as the editor for U.S.
Cassini space probe to be killed off
Why was Cassini's mission significant? "It is as detailed and handsome as the ones that you can buy in a gift shop", Barber said . In 2004, Cassini became a "Cool Kids Combo" meal toy offered by Hardee's and Carl's Jr. fast food restaurants.