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Cubs Still Searching For Elusive "8th Inning, 2 Outs" Pitcher

In each of their first two games, the Cubs' bullpen blew the lead with 2 outs in the 8th inning.

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I think I know what the problem is. See, Kerry Wood and Carlos Marmol are Proven Closers™, but it takes a certain kind of mental toughness to get the 24th out. It’s not like pitching the 9th inning, or the first part of the 8th.

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