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Cubs belt 5 home runs to complete 4-game sweep of Braves

Cubs belt 5 home runs to complete 4-game sweep of Braves

Joe Maddon doesn't believe in curses or Billy goats or any other fabricated peripheral nonsense that has been associated with the Cubs' more than century-long championship futility. Instead, the Cubs manager firmly believes in his young players and their ability to focus and produce at a moment's notice. "The big trap is when you get caught up in this rush to the finish line as opposed to just taking care of the moment," Maddon said. "How do you do that? I will be focused on today. And I want my players to be focused on the day also. Win or lose, you go on to the next one. If you are able to maintain that mindset, success follows." Success followed...

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