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Photo credit: Marcio Sanchez/AP Images
Photo credit: Marcio Sanchez/AP Images

If failure is success in Silicon Valley, then Madison Bumgarner is a champion tonight. The Giants ace, last seen choking the life out of the Mets, is laying an egg in an must-win against the Cubs. He came into the game with a streak of 23 straight scoreless innings in elimination games, but managed to give up a three-run donger to Jake Arrieta, of all people, in the second inning.

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Crueler still, a Cubs fan caught it. The Cubs loved it, of course.

Chicago became the first team to have two different pitchers hit home runs since 1924, per the broadcast crew.

Staff writer, Deadspin

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