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Tony Wolters' single in the top of the 13th brought in Trevor Story, and Scott Oberg held it from there to give the Rockies the National League Wild Card.

The Rockies are in the Wild Card game for the second consecutive year after losing to Arizona last season, while the Cubs last played in the Wild Card game in 2015, beating Pittsburgh. Terrance Gore tried to sell that he was hit by a pitch, but was sent back to the plate after a review confirmed the initial call. After being five games up on the Milwaukee Brewers in the NL Central as late as August this season, they now find themselves out of the playoffs after just one game. It's a shame he didn't get the win on this night. The hitter grounded one to Arenado at third base who tagged Baez, the lead runner.

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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 Cubs made it to the NLCS in each of the previous three seasons, winning the 2016 World Series to break a 108-year drought, but they were plagued by an inconsistent offense all season long.

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Joe Maddon's Cubs are already done in the playoffs after entering the final two days of the regular season with the best record in the National League, but the swift collapse apparently won't cost the manager his job.

The Cubs will retain Maddon for the final year of his contract in 2019 but won't offer him an extension this offseason, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reported Wednesday afternoon.

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The hug struck Rockies manager Bud Black as interference. Additionally, ESPN2 first Wild Card alternative viewing experience drew a 0.5 metered market rating, making it one of ESPN's highest-rated alternative viewing experiences to date, across sports properties.

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