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In the biggest game of his young career, the Denver native put on a show-stopping performance at Wrigley Field that punched the Colorado Rockies' ticket to the NLDS in an extra-innings, 2-1 win over the Cubs in the NL Wild Card game on Tuesday night.

To a man, Cubs players agreed that they shouldn't get a pass for fatigue, but could the accumulation of four straight playoffs, several hard-luck injuries and an unforgiving late-season schedule wear a team down?

The Chicago Cubs won 95 games this season, but they lost two in two - well technically three - days and are officially out of the Major League Baseball postseason.

"There's not a group of guys I would take into another one-game playoff tomorrow then this group", he said. With the Cubs trailing 1-0 in the bottom of the eighth, Gore pinch-ran for Anthony Rizzo, who singled with two outs.

And despite putting the leadoff man on three times, he didn't pitch with a Cub in scoring position until sixth.

"We didn't make it easy on ourselves, that's for sure", Story said, "but we're going to enjoy this one tonight and we're definitely not done".

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Valencia manager Marcelino García Toral spoke to the press ahead of Tuesday's Champions League clash at Old Trafford. Alexis , meanwhile, has been a major disappointment at Manchester United , scoring just 3 times in 23 appearances.

This one lasted 4 hours, 55 minutes, and had pretty much everything, too.

Previously, the longest winner-take-all games in the postseason were 12-inning affairs in the 2014 AL wild-card round and Game 7 of the 1924 World Series. "Even when we're struggling, we are the head of everybody".

After Lester walked Charlie Blackmon on five pitches, DJ LeMahieu belted a ground-rule double into the ivy in left-center, sending Blackmon to third. Gore swung and missed at a slider that dove low and outside of the strike zone.

He'll be facing a loaded lineup that features Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story, both of whom hit home runs in the NL West playoff loss to Los Angeles on Monday.

After the double, Lester retired 18 of the final 21 batters he faced, including seven more strikeouts. There was a report earlier this year that the Cubs were considering moving on from Maddon after the 2019 season.

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