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It's what the Cardinals do, it's what the Cubs don't, it's a painful rerun

It's what the Cardinals do, it's what the Cubs don't, it's a painful rerun

Maybe it was true or maybe it was an attempt to brainwash his young, frustrated Cubs team, but manager Joe Maddon's mantra was take it one game at a time against the vexing Cardinals. That one game ended with Edwin Jackson pitching. G'night everybody. Drive home safely. After a long rain delay Monday night, Maddon sent Jackson to pitch the ninth inning, so a two-run deficit with some hope turned into a 6-0 forfeit. But then, almost every game the Cubs play against the Cardinals becomes a forfeit. I'm not talking about the score. I'm talking about the execution. The Cardinals have routed the Cubs this season with poised, timely baseball. Is there a mercy rule for...

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