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Two Chicago Cubs stars - one an MVP candidate and one a potential Cy Young victor - brought their team to the brink of a division title on Wednesday.
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With just 17 games remaining, every win is critical.
Hoping to clinch the division title before they return to Wrigley Field for a 10-game homestand that starts Thursday night, the Cubs wasted no time getting on the board.
With another brilliant performance on the mound, Lester's ERA dropped to 2.40. The Cardinals didn't even face Jake Arrieta.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner missed a chance at his milestone 100th career win and San Francisco wasted another chance for a potential push in the NL West, losing to San Diego to be swept by the division's second-to-last-place club. Clinching the division will assure the Cubs of hosting Game 1 of the NLDS on October 7 at Wrigley Field.
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The company had meant to use the refurbished launch pad primarily for commercial crew missions and its Falcon Heavy rocket. There were no injuries reported when the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded on its launch pad during a test on Septempter 1.
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Kylie Jenner sitting front row at the Yeezy Season 4 show with Lewis Hamilton, Tyga , Carine Roitfeld and Pharrell . Certainly the models were happy for the hype job and relieved to hightail it out of the sun at the same time.
"If it weren't to occur, then it's up to whomever wants to write whatever they want to write".
"It'll be a good weekend to be at Wrigley for us", Rizzo said. "Why not? It would be a nice thing to do". Chicago's magic number is three, and the series in St. Louis wraps up Thursday. San Francisco leads the wild-card race by a half-game over the Mets, with St. Louis another half-game back.
Reyes entered the game with the bases loaded and two out in the second. "He did it so many years, so it's a really good feeling". He gave up six hits and four runs over 5 2/3 innings, walking two and striking out a season-high nine hitters. Toronto played its second straight game without slugger Josh Donaldson because of a hip injury, but the team hopes to have him back in the lineup on Wednesday. They probably didn't know their starting pitching was quite this dominant.
That bodes well for the future, but the here and now tells us this team has as good a chance as any to win the World Series. "Tip your hat and move on". The Cardinals have won exactly one series at home all season against a team that now has a winning record, the San Francisco Giants. They're the only two lefties to reach 30/100 in multiple seasons.
"It's not like it's a secret", Gyorko said. We've just got to go on the road and execute and do what we've got to do to get victories. Brandon Moss snapped a 2-2 stalemate with a blast in the sixth, four innings after Aledmys Diaz tied it with a round-tripper. On Wednesday, he struck out eight of them. While this Lester doesn't get it up there in terms of velocity, he's just as good of a pitcher, if not better.
At the outset of Wednesday's game, Martinez looked up to the task of matching Lester. Jorge Soler hit a pinch-hit single, Kris Bryant an RBI double, another Rizzo homer, and it was suddenly 7-0-to the loud delight of the large Cubs contingent at Busch. Fans are excited. "I can imagine postseason is going to be ridiculous", said fan Fia Torres. "It's going to happen sometimes, with that kind of velocity and when they can sit on one particular pitch". The Cubs travel to the Boston Red Sox ( three games, April 28-30 ), play at Baltimore ( three games, July 14-16 ) and play at Tampa Bay ( two games, September 19-20 ). Inevitably, though, the Cubs will be standing between them and their ultimate goal.
The opposition High Negotiations Committee (HNC) was more circumspect, saying it had yet to receive the deal's "official" text. Turkey even clashed with US backed rebels, throwing a major wrench into the USA strategy to defeat ISIS in Syria .
According to ancient mythology, Bennu was the manifestation of the god Osiris on Earth, taking the form of a heron-a slender bird. When Puzio heard about the naming contest, he was reading a series of mythological fiction books by the author Rick Riordan .
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump , center left, waves as he walks with vice presidential candidate Gov. Mike Pence, R-Ind., center right, during a visit to the Canfield Fair, Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, in Canfield, Ohio.
It's the sequel to 2015's Fifty Shades of Grey, which made more than $570 million worldwide, according to Box Office Mojo . Fifty Shades Darker snagged 114 million views across YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and other digital platforms.
Other reports said the league would consider football-only members, a scenario that could involve schools like Air Force and CT . About a dozen schools remain alive for what most insiders think will be two spots, with Cincinnati and Houston as the favorites.
Her close friend Wozniacki, who has been number one but has never won a major, was less reluctant to discuss the situation. Kerber is into her third major final of the year after dispatching Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets at the U.S.
The resolution was introduced under a privileged motion, meaning it bypasses committee and requires a floor vote. Koskinen has denied any wrongdoing and his boss, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, has consistently defended him.
Andy Murray, of Britain, celebrates after defeating Grigor Dimitrov , of Bulgaria, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 at the U.S. I think that the other fastest serve was here at the US Open around 138 maybe, but I've never hit over 140.
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The Democrat on the board wanted 22 sites during that week - the same number offered during the rest of the period. These conflicts occurred after a court ruling ordering early voting return to 17 days, up from ten.
The new models will start at $369, a $20 increase from the initial entry-level pricing of the first version of the device. Apple also announced updates to iWork, Apple's office productivity suite that runs on Apple's phones, tablets and PCs.
The family members of the two teachers said they were yet to receive an official word as to when they will be returning home. Kalyani said her husband spoke to her over phone on Wednesday night and informed her that he was released safely.
It's hard to predict. "It was a fight until the end and we're very happy to get the win". "It's my fault because it's my choice". Chelsea is the only team apart from City to have a 100 per cent winning start, and plays its fourth game at Swansea on Sunday.
Maybe you've seen Dejan Lovren around? City looked shell-shocked but were then handed a lifeline by some kamikaze play from Lucas. With Emre Can still coming back from injury, there is a set three in the midfield it seems for Liverpool at the moment.
Gatland was an assistant coach in 2009, when they were beaten 2-1 in South Africa, before becoming head coach four years ago. This will be the 12th Lions tour of New Zealand , where they have won only one series, in 1971.
Nvidia, which dominates the market for deep-learning-focused chips, is bound to give all comers a run for their money. Intel will acquire computer vision startup Movidius , as part of its RealSens vision and strategy.
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Obama says she and the president couldn't be happier about how their girls have grown up. "The minute we leave, that's it". Curry: It's not fair, though, he's got 50 Secret Service out there, so if I trash-talk, he just gives them the look.
Primark owner Associated British Foods (ABF) was the biggest faller on the top tier index, down more than 6.5% or 205p at 1951p. Pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca, Shire and Reckitt Benckiser were some of the only stocks making gains on the FTSE 100.
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The backside is removable, which gives you access to the removable battery as well as to the SIM cards and storage card slots. LG V20 has a 5 MP shooter on the front which says goodbye to the dual camera setup on the front as seen on the LG V10 .
Former US president Bill Clinton has compared himself and his charity The Clinton Foundation to Robin Hood without the stealing. Lugar and other senators urged the foundation to ban all foreign donations, but the Clintons decided not to go that far.