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CINCINNATI -- The Chicago Cubs best regular season in 106 years came to an end Sunday as their final game, a 7-4 victory over the Reds, highlighted a remarkable year. Miles Killebrew Jersey .Down 4-3 with two outs and no one on base in the ninth inning, Chicago rallied for four runs to take the lead.It was the Cubs 103rd win of the year. They were the only team in Major League Baseball to reach the 100-win plateau this season.The boxes have been checked in the regular season, manager Joe Maddon said before Sundays game. We won the division, we stayed relatively healthy, weve played well. ... All this stuff we talked about in camp regarding embracing the target and dealing with the pressure, weve done all those things.In the process the Cubs will have multiple candidates for multiple awards. Starting pitcher?Kyle Hendricks may have hurt his Cy Young cause a little Sunday as he gave up six hits and four runs over five innings, raising his ERA to 2.13. Its still good enough to win the ERA title by a wide margin. Left-hander?Jon Lester finished second in ERA at 2.44, making them the first teammates to finish 1-2 in the stat since the 2005 Houston Astros?Roger Clemens and?Andy Pettitte.With Cy Young candidate Max Scherzer?of the Washington Nationals seeing his ERA rise to 2.96 on Sunday, one of the two Cubs could take home the top pitching honor.I dont know which one deserves the Cy Young Award, catcher Miguel Montero said recently. Maybe they can split the award.At the plate, its a similar situation between sluggers Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant. They combined for 71 home runs and 211 RBIs while each hitting .292. Bryants 7.6 WAR led all National League players while Rizzo ranked fifth at 5.8 going into Sundays finale.Bryant is considered the front-runner for MVP after being named minor league player of the year and rookie of the year over the past two seasons.There were other major team accomplishments, including the pitching staff leading the league in ERA, while the Cubs top four hitters all produced on-base averages above .380. But as Lester noted Saturday, the past 162 games will have much less meaning if the Cubs dont go far in the postseason. Their last championship came in 1908.This season isnt anything unless we do what we showed up at spring training to do -- win a World Series, Lester said.The Cubs will have four days off to prepare for their second consecutive postseason appearance. Last year, they were the fun underdog and upset two teams that finished ahead of them in the standings. This year, they enter the playoffs as the team to beat, a near wire-to-wire winner in the division, sporting the best record in baseball for much of the season.Its go time, Lester said. Now we have to live up to the expectations and hype. Barry Sanders Jersey . Supported by three-run homers from Jayson Werth and Wilson Ramos, the young right-hander went seven strong innings in the Washington Nationals 8-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. Kasey Redfern Jersey . MORITZ, Switzerland -- Fog prevented downhill racers from getting their Olympic dress rehearsal. http://www.cheaplionsjerseyselite.com/?tag=cheap-t-j-lang-jersey . Calgary scored on the first shift, and Michael Cammalleri scored twice as the Flames cruised to a 5-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday. ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves horrible season keeps getting worse.With eight wild pitches and four errors the last two nights, the Braves keep finding ways to top their embarrassment.Last night we got (blown out) and tonight we had a three-run lead in the eighth and we just didnt get it done, catcher A.J. Pierzynski said. There is no other way to put it.Trevor Story led off the ninth inning with a single, advanced to third on two wild pitches and scored the go-ahead run on a throwing error as the bumbling Braves lost 4-3 to the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.Braves starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz began the eighth up 3-0, but let the first three batters reach and was chased by Nick Hundleys RBI single.Hunter Cervenkas wild pitch scored Mark Reynolds, and second baseman Gordon Beckhams throwing error scored Hundley for a 3-all tie.In the ninth, closer Jim Johnson (1-5) gave up a leadoff single to Story and threw wild pitches to two batters. Story scored when shortstop Erick Aybar bounced a throw on Reynolds fielders choice to Pierzynski, and ball bounced off the catchers glove.The Braves have been an easy target. They rank last in the majors in runs scored and have baseballs worst home and overall records. They let two runs score on a two-base throwing error and a wild pitch in Fridays 11-2 loss.Boone Logan (1-0) gave up one hit and one walk in the eighth.Carlos Estevez retired the side in order in the ninth to earn his fifth save in eight chances.Atlanta led 2-0 in the second on Pierzynskis first homer of the season. Foltynewiczs RBI single in the seventh put the Braves ahead 3-0.Foltynewicz allowed four hits, three runs, walked two and struck out five in seven-plus innings. He retired 12 straight before Ryan Raburn singled in the fifth and was commanding his fastball between 97 and 100 mph.But the Rockies, who began the game ranked second in NL runs per game, finally got going in the eighth.Its really unfortunate the way itt unfolded there in the eighth, Foltynewicz said. A’Shawn Robinson Jersey. . I put my bullpen in a bad situation.Chad Bettis allowed six hits, three runs, three walks and struck out seven in 6 2/3 innings. The Rockies had won five of Bettis last six starts despite his 5.79 ERA during that span.Colorado began the game 0-43 when trailing after seven innings. Manager Walt Weiss liked how his team kept grinding.We knew early on it was going to be tough to score runs against (Foltynewicz), Weiss said. But we hung in there, made him work, got his pitch count up later, got in the bullpen and we strung together some real key at-bats.EVERY FIVE GAMESInterim Braves manager Brian Snitker said rookie RHP Tyrell Jenkins will join the rotation Tuesday at Cincinnati.Jenkins, acquired with Shelby Miller in the November 2014 trade that sent Jason Heyward and Jordan Walden to St. Louis, made an emergency start on July 6 for Julio Teheran. He gave up four hits and one run in 4 2/3 innings. In four relief appearances, hes 0-1 with a 5.79 ERA.TRAINERS ROOMRockies: Raburn was in the lineup for the first time in the teams last seven games because of a sore quadriceps. He went 2 for 4. Raburn hit a pinch-hit grand slam in the ninth Friday.Braves: RHP Arodys Vizcaino was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right oblique strain. The struggling closer left Friday nights 11-2 loss to the after throwing three pitches in the ninth. It was his first appearance since he missed four straight games with an infection on his right elbow. ... LHP Eric OFlaherty was reinstated from the DL to take Vizcainos spot on the roster.UP NEXTRockies: RHP Jon Gray (5-4) will make his first career start against Atlanta. He is 2-4 with a 4.63 ERA in eight road starts.Braves: RHP Julio Teheran (3-8) is 4-1 with a 3.41 ERA in five career starts against Colorado. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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