Chicago Cubs: Giving the 2016 NLDS comeback another look

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Chicago Cubs deliver death to the Giants via one thousand cuts

Okay, so everyone knows this is where the Cubs comeback happens. However this is a lot to break down from a Giants perspective. Manager Bruce Bochy basically tried to use his entire struggling bullpen to get the final three outs.  As we look at the epic rally, we look at how the Giants tried to counter.

Kris Bryant facing Derek Law to lead off the inning singles to left center. (5-2 Giants)

Pitching change.

Anthony Rizzo facing Javier Lopez walks on six pitches, Bryant to second. (5-2 Giants)

Pitching change. 

Ben Zobrist facing Sergio Romo doubles to right, Bryant scores and Rizzo goes to third. (5-2 Giants)

Pitching change.

Willson Contreras facing Will Smith singles to center to score Rizzo and Zobrist to tie the game.

Jason Heyward facing Smith bunt ground out but reaches second on Crawford error. (5-5)

Pitching change. 

Javier Baez facing Hunter Strickland singles on an 0-2 pitch to center to score Heyward. (6-5 Cubs)

David Ross facing Strickland grounds into double play to end the inning.

Four pitching changes in one inning, with three of the five guys for the Giants facing just one batter. It took the fourth guy to even record an out. Four pitching changes to give up four runs. The Cubs dugout was going nuts when they tied and took the lead. But it was not over yet.

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