Reds win record 12th straight at Wrigley Field / Baseball Notebook
Cincinnati beat the Cubs 2-1, extending the Reds’ record winning streak at Wrigley Field to 12 games.
Chicago Tribune and The Associated Press
CHICAGO — If the Cubs continue at this pace, the rooftop owners may change their minds and demand the team block their view of all remaining games.
Cincinnati beat Chicago 2-1 on Wednesday, extending the Reds’ record winning streak at Wrigley Field to 12 games.
The previous record for consecutive wins by a visitor at Wrigley was 10, by the St. Louis Cardinals (1943-44), New York Giants (1950-51) and Montreal Expos (1982-83).
Cincinnati’s Dusty Baker, who managed the Cubs from 2003-06, didn’t have an explanation for his team’s Windy City magic.
“I don’t know, man,” Baker said. “Just feel fortunate that it happens when it happens.”
Of course, losing to any division opponent is nothing new for the Cubbies. They are 38-71 against NL Central foes over the last two seasons.
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