Damn this series. The Giants proved to again be able to rise to the occasion and defend a must-win position. They have the longest streak of these types of wins in recent history. There are two reasons this streak ends tonight.

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The biggest reason is the Cubs. They have routinely put double-digit wins on teams great and small this year, and so far have been held like a pressure cooker by the stingy Giants pitching.

The second is that, as a Cardinal fan, I've seen just these types of streaks (Elimination game wins, 9th inning comebacks) finally crumble around a team.

Tonight ends the Cubs run drought, and the Giants miraculous ride ride of elimination-game wins. It should start by the 3rd for the Cubs, and early into the bullpen Cubs will put 10, yes I said 10 on the Giants tonight. Should be enough for them to win this game, and series.