Paul Sullivan: Which way will the ball bounce down the stretch for the Cubs?

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CHICAGO — I woke up Sunday morning to a text from a Chicago Cubs fan who had a sleepless night after watching their 13-inning loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. “I guess the good lord doesn’t want the Cubs to win,” the text read. He was referring to Harry Caray’s call of a 3-2 win over the Montreal Expos on Aug. 2, 1984, before any of the current Cubs players were born. Expos star Pete Rose hit a liner off closer Lee Smith that deflected into the air and was caught on the fly by shortstop Dave Owen, who threw to first for a game-ending double play. “Cubs win, Cubs win, what a lucky break,” Cara…

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