Had the Cubs not dropped the first two games of their series in Pittsburgh, the division may have been out of reach.
The Milwaukee Brewers sit just four games back in the NL Central and three back of the Colorado Rockies for the second Wild Card spot entering play on Saturday.
Instead of going with rookie Brandon Woodruff on the hill, the Brewers made a decision to give Matt Garza another shot and it backfired. Nelson emerged as one of the better pitchers in the National League this season, compiling a solid 3.49 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, and 199 strikeouts - all career-best numbers - in 175.1 innings, and his 10.2 K/9 was the fourth-best rate in the NL this season.
All-New Featurette Welcomes You to the Losers' Club Made for only $35M, audiences are now officially getting a Chapter 2 after helping change the landscape of current cinema. All of the Losers will return although it's unclear who will play the adult versions of these characters.
Garza is in the final year of a four-year deal that paid him $50 million. Their confidence and resilience has been strong all season, and there's no reason to believe that will change any time soon.
Padres 8, Diamondbacks 7 • Carlos Asuaje hit a tying single and an error by left fielder David Peralta allowed the go-ahead run to score as San Diego overcame a five-run deficit in the ninth inning on the road. They were unable to find that big clutch hit though. Then they turn around and get swept by the Cincinnati Reds. According to Baseball Reference, the Cubs have only been beaten that badly by the Brewers on three occasions, with their last loss of this magnitude against Milwaukee coming in 2010 when they were throttled 18-1 by the Brew Crew.
The Chicago Cubs didn't have much to show tonight in the first Friday night game regular season game at Wrigley Field.
I'm at a loss", she asks her readers, before concluding: "I think it's partly because I'm a woman". "The answers were always yes". Clinton writes that she takes "responsibility for all" of her mistakes, adding, "I was the candidate".
But it's still unclear how Congress intends to pay for any tax cuts, or at least spare the deficit from taking a massive hit. Kevin Cramer, weighing a bid to challenge Heitkamp. "It's what he's spending his T-I-M-E doing", the official said.
That could be a tough sell to some House Republicans, who are likely to vote only for the disaster relief funding. Members of US Congress return from summer recess Tuesday with the eyes of bond traders squarely upon them.
The prime minister's visit to Myanmar comes amid a spike in ethnic violence with Rohingya Muslims in the Rakhine state . Union minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said Rohingyas are illegal immigrants and will be deported.
However, this does appears to be the biggest and most successful nuclear test by North Korea to date - and the messaging is clear. Suga said imposing restrictions on the North's trade in crude oil and oil products is "one of the options" Japan might seek.
Outside experts suggested the yield of the device tested Sunday might be in that ballpark, though closer to the lower range. North Korea is believed to have conducted a test after a magnitude 5.7 natural disaster was detected earlier Sunday.
As usual in its marketing, T-Mobile positioned the new offer as a more savvy move than its competitors AT&T and Verizon . CEO John Legere introduced the " Netflix on Us" program while lampooning the competition in his hilarious v-log (below).
Facebook has been under the microscope for months to explain how its platform was exploited during the last presidential campaign. Following the election, Facebook released a 13 page statement outlining strategies for fighting fake news on its platform.
Yellen's predecessor, Ben Bernanke, served two terms from 2006-2014, spanning both the Bush and Obama presidencies. The resignation of Stanley Fischer, 73, creates another vacancy on the council that oversees the USA central bank.
Officials in the Baltimore metro area are also gearing up to pursue the possibility of landing Amazon's second headquarters. Amazon intends to invest over $5 billion in the project and is now inviting proposals from municipalities.
The Mumbai Press Club, in alliance with other media organisations, held a candle-light vigil seeking justice for Lankesh. Union minister Ananth Kumar said the state government should probe the murder and arrest the killers.
Putin calls for talks with North Korea
The four remaining launchers have been on standby at an unidentified US base in South Korea, pending the alliance's decision. The police tried to disperse the protesters, but some of them attempted to entry the building, which prompted the clashes.
Dancing With the Stars
Headlining the show will be Nick and Vanessa Lachey , athletes Derek Fisher and Terrell Owens and 80's pop star Debbie Gibson . The full Dancing with the Stars 25 cast was revealed on Wednesday morning, and for the most part, the rumors were true.
Lewis gives winnings to Houston
Lewis successfully hit the green from the bunker, and Chun attempted a tricky chip shot to land a birdie and force a playoff. After Chun's chip settled six feet from the hole, Lewis had two putts to win. "Stacy played well, too".
Froome retains Vuelta red jersey
Tomorrow is a rest day, and racing resumes on Tuesday (September 5) with a 40.2km time trial from Circuito de Navarra to Logrono. Lopez then set off on his own to pass breakaway rider Adam Yates and power his way to the summit finish at Alto Hoya de la Mora.
Apple Joins Latest Battle Over Net Neutrality
But even with the fate of the open internet at stake, Pai's proposal might sail through without a huge public fight. Hogan, Vice President, Public Policy for Apple Inc . wrote in the letter .
Georgia QB Jacob Eason leaves season opener with knee injury
The offense had four and the special teams unit had one. "But we're looking forward to seeing what we can do against those guys". In the fourth quarter, Fromm yielded the huddle to Brice Ramsey - who for a third-string quarterback isn't a bad backup punter.
Gas prices spike in London to $131.9/L
Prices are expected to remain high until refineries resume normal operation, the timing of which is still unknown. Analysts expect a hike of around 5 cents by Friday evening, followed by a further jump of 9 cents on Saturday.