Cubs Keep Maddon, But No Extension Now

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It's a brutal early exit for Chicago, which finished the regular season with the second-most wins (95) in the NL but fell to the Milwaukee Brewers in the NL Central tie-breaker before Colorado dashed its high postseason hopes.

So now the Cubs and Rockies play in the National League wild-card game.

In the bottom half, Terrance Gore acted as if he was hit by a tight pitch leading off and ran to first before being ordered back to the box.

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Tuesday's ESPN-only telecast generated a 4.6 metered market rating. Gore, Baez and Albert Almora Jr. then struck out, bringing a marathon game and a hard season to a fitting end. Still, he became the sixth pitcher to amass more than 150 career postseason innings, and he lowered his career playoffs ERA to 2.51. It's a shame he didn't get the win on this night. Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado exchanged a memorable hug with Javier Baez after he tagged the excitable Cubs star in the 11th.

Davis, Butera and the Rockies advanced to a division series where they'll face the Brewers. whose roster is full of former Royals: Lorenzo Cain, Mike Moustakas, Joakim Soria, Erik Kratz, Manny Pina and Jeremy Jeffress. The Rockies lost to Arizona in the NL wild-card game a year ago.

Maddon, 64, is 387-261 (.597) in his Chicago tenure and has led the Cubs to a franchise-record four straight playoff appearances, including a drought-breaking World Series title in 2016 and to appearances in the National League Championship Series in 2015 and 2017. Cubs manager Joe Maddon chose to pinch-hit Jason Heyward over slugger Kyle Schwarber. The Rockies even basically gift-wrapped the Cubs an opportunity in the seventh inning when catcher interference was called on catcher Drew Butera with two outs, loading the bases for the Cubs.