Friday, September 21, 2007


Today's games:
PIT @ CHC - 12:05PM WGN
MIL @ ATL - 2:55PM FOX
Central times, Chicago TV
Cubs win, Milwaukee loses today, magic number drops to 6. Earliest we can clinch is Wednesday night if Brewers lose all games and Cubs win all.

The Cubs beat the Pirates 13-8 in a slugfest today at Wrigley Field . 8 games to go in the season.

Brewers win one. Boo.


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Adam said...

Let's hope the Braves can do it again tonight-and GO CUBS!

How The Number Works

The Chicago Cubs Magic Number is derived by the following equation: Total Number of Games + 1 - Wins by the Cubs - Losses by Best Opponent.

The Magic Number is affected by one of two events, a Cubs win or the best opponent losing. The number is 163 at the beginning of the season. When the number hits 0, the Cubs have clinched the NL Central and are in the PLAYOFFS!

This site represents the Magic Number for clinching the National League Central Division . If the Wild Card becomes relevant for getting into the post season, this site may contain both. In that case, the Wild Card number will clearly be denote.

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This is the year

This is the year
I will watch from just over the rail.