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1000 Words: Bryan LaHair walks off as season winds down

(Photo by Stephen Green)

With the game tied in the bottom of the ninth of Wednesday’s season finale, Bryan LaHair ripped a single to right field to give the Cubs a 5-4 victory. The 2012 All-Star also hit a solo home run in the second inning to knot the game at 1-1.

1000 Words: Cubs walk off in Game 162

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Despite a difficult year on the field in 2012, the Cubs ended the season in exciting fashion, when Bryan LaHair smacked a bases-loaded line drive into right field to give the Cubs a walk-off 5-4 victory over the Astros at Wrigley Field.

The Cubs finished the 2012 season with a 61-101 record.

1000 Words: Barney, DeJesus Carry Cubs Past Cards

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(Photos by Stephen Green)

Spoiler alert: Trailing the rival Cardinals 4-2 in the bottom of the ninth inning, Darwin Barney’s clutch two-out, two-strike, two-run home run into the left-field bleachers tied the game 4-4. David DeJesus, who went 4-for-6 on the day, hit a single to drive in Brett Jackson in the 11th and propel the Cubs to a dramatic 5-4 victory.

1000 Words: Hero’s Welcome

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo launched a two-run, walk off home run in the 10th inning Sunday to lead the Cubs to a 4-2 win over the division rival Cardinals. In 27 games, Rizzo is batting .333 with 7 home runs and 17 RBI.
(Photo by Stephen Green)

1000 Words: Serial Soaker

Matt Garza strikes again, following the Cubs’ dramatic 8-6 win over the San Diego Padres at Wrigley Field Wednesday. The Cubs trailed 6-5 in the 8th inning, but some excellent base running from Tony Campana and Starlin Castro helped tie the game at six. Darwin Barney hit a two-out, two-run, walk-off home run to send the Cubs faithful home happy and seal the series sweep.

(Photo by Stephen Green)

1000 Words: Walk-off win

Cubs players celebrate following Joe Mather’s two-run walk-off single against the Cardinals Monday night. The Cubs trailed 2-1 heading into the bottom of the 9th inning before pinch-hitter Bryan LaHair and Geovany Soto both drew walks from Cardinals closer Jason Motte, setting up Mather’s game-winning hit (Photo by Stephen Green).

1000 Words: Crazy for Colvin

Tyler Colvin is mobbed by teammates after a thrilling, walk-off win Friday over the Cardinals. (Photos by Stephen Green)

1000 Words: A pinch of Soto

Geovany Soto hits a pinch-hit walk-off homer

Geovany Soto hits a pinch-hit walk-off homer

Geovany Soto hits a pinch-hit walk-off homer

Geovany Soto wins it for the Cubs in the 13th. (Photos by Stephen Green)

1000 Words: Reliable Rami

What a game, what a night: James Russell and Matt Garza were the first ones out to mob Aramis Ramirez after hitting a ninth-inning walk-off single in the Cubs’ 2-1 win over the Giants. (Photos by David Durochik)

1000 Words: Tony Campana’s 10th-inning mob

Starlin Castro's walk-off hit.

Aramis Ramirez celebrates as Starlin Castro drives home the winning run, completing a come-from-behind, 10th-inning win over the Brewers. (Photos by Stephen Green)

Tony Campana gets mobbed at home plate.

Tony Campana prepares for the mob at home plate after scoring the winning run.
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