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The Cubs are 0-6 in NLCS closeout games ... here's how it happened

The Cubs are 0-6 in NLCS closeout games ... here's how it happened

The Chicago Cubs have had six chances to win a National League Championship Series game that would have put them in the World Series. They are 0-6 in those games. A look:

1984 vs. San Diego Padres

Back when the NLCS was best-of-five, the Cubs won the first two games at home and seemed a cinch to win at least one of the games in San Diego to advance.

Game 3: The Cubs took a 1-0 lead in the second, but the Padres scored three runs off  Chicago starter Dennis Eckersley in the fifth and four more in the sixth, capped by Kevin McReynolds' three-run home run off of George Frazier. Final score: Padres...

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