Cubs battling more than Brewers during tiring stretch run

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Cubs battling more than Brewers during tiring stretch run
Cubs battling more than Brewers during tiring stretch run

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers the Chicago Cubs for ESPNChicago.com and ESPN Radio 1000. Follow on Twitter CHICAGO -- They can blame the weather, an awful late-season schedule and myriad other non-baseball related factors, but if the Chicago Cubs want to return to the playoffs for a fourth consecutive year, they'll have to rise above it all and hold off a hard-charging Milwaukee Brewers team. "This is a battle for sure," first baseman Anthony Rizzo said Tuesday before the Cubs' 3-0 win over the Brewers. "We have 19 games to right the ship. The biggest one is today." Tuesday's victory kept Milwaukee at bay -- and in second place -- with just

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