NL Central tracker: Cubs magic number hits 15 after tense victory over Nationals

The Cubs — and their fans — can exhale. Again.

With the Brewers breathing down their neck, the Cubs edged the host Nationals 4-3 in 10 innings Thursday in a makeup game from Sunday’s rainout.

The Cubs reduced their magic number to 15 and pushed their lead in the National League Central to 1½ games…

Source: Chicago tribune