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This time, the Cubs can't rally late in a loss to the Braves

Posted On: May 17, 2018   |   Posted By: WGN TV

ATLANTA - For a series rare home-and-home series between the teams in May, the action has been quite entertaining.
The upstart Braves - who entered Wednesday with the best winning percentage in the National League - and the Cubs - who are near the top of a tightly packed NL Central, have come down to the wire in the first three games of the season.
Atlanta held off the Cubs' late rally in a 6-5 win in a makeup game at Wrigley Field Monday, then it was the Cubs who finished a comeback in a 3-2 win on Monday. In the latter, Joe Maddon's team came back after Carl Edward Jr allowed a run in the 8th inning to score two in the ninth to snap a three-game losing streak.
Such luck wasn't about to happen to the Cubs again, even if nearly the same scenario played out again.
Deadlocked at one heading into the bottom of the eighth, Edwards allowed two runs and was responsible for a third in a rough inning that led to a 4-1 Cubs loss at Sun Trust Park on Wednesday night.
The Cubs got a strong effort from Tyler Chatwood -...

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