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Paul Sullivan: Cubs' victory shows how one slip-up can swing a playoff game

WASHINGTON - Before the start of the National League Division Series, Kyle Schwarber was talking about the importance of defense in what's expected to be a low-scoring series.

"There's always that one play that swings something," Schwarber said. "These are two really good defenses, and maybe that one slip-up might cause something to landslide.

"Hopefully it's not our side, right?"

Right as a rain delay, Schwarber.

The slip-up in Game 1 didn't exactly precipitate a

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