Originally Posted by doublem23
Sox beat the Blue Jays in their 1-game make-up and they're now 1 win away from avoiding 100 losses this season. The Cubs, however, dropped a 2-1 decision to Pittsburgh as the Pirates made it back-to-back postseason celebrations by different opponents at Wrigley.
COMBINED GAMES LEFT - 11
COMBINED LOSSES - 186
MAGIC NUMBER TO BREAK ALL-TIME CITY RECORD: 6
White Sox: @ Indians (Santiago vs. Jimenez)
Cubs: vs. Pirates (Rusin vs. Cole)
And with this evening's Tribe walkoff winner, and the Pirates trouncing the Cubs, we now have:
COMBINED GAMES LEFT - 9
COMBINED LOSSES - 188
MAGIC NUMBER TO BREAK ALL-TIME CITY RECORD: 4
It looks like the Sox will dodge the century mark (PLEEEEZE don't lose out from here!), but I think the combined city losses record is in the bag.