Found September 30, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
For all the dismal seasons Chicago Cubs fans have suffered through over the last 45-plus years, a 100-loss campaign is not among them. That would change with another defeat Sunday against the host Arizona Diamondbacks, who look to complete a three-game sweep. After falling 8-2 on Saturday, Chicago (59-99) needs to win its remaining four games to avoid hitting the 100-loss mark for the first time since the 1966 team went 59-103 in Leo Durocher's first season as manager. The Cubs also fell to 0-18 in road games versus the NL West this season and will need a win Sunday to avoid being the first team since baseball shifted to divisional play in 1969 to go winless on the road against a single division. They mustered only four hits and didn't score until Alfonso Soriano's ninth-inning two-run homer Saturday. "At this point, we are trying to win four games out of four right now," manager Dale Sveum said. "A lot of ways it is important because if we lose (Sund...
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