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Last night saw another frustrating loss against the Cardinals, as Jon Lester went six no-hit innings before giving up a pair of unearned runs in the 7th.

The Cubs once again had opportunities with runners in scoring position but couldn’t push across any runs. Then after an hour-plus rain delay, Edwin Jackson put things out of reach by giving up four runs in the top of the ninth.

It has been difficult to watch these Cubs-Cardinals games. For the most part, the Cubs have been coming up just short and finding some way to lose.

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Source:: Cubs Insider

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