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Rain pushes Game 2 of Cubs-Marlins series back to Friday

Chicago Cubs manager David Ross, center, makes the call to the bullpen after pulling relief pitcher Ryan Tepera in the eighth inning of Game 1 Wednesday.
Chicago Cubs manager David Ross, center, makes the call to the bullpen after pulling relief pitcher Ryan Tepera in the eighth inning of Game 1 Wednesday.

CHICAGO — Game 2 of the National League wild-card series between the Chicago Cubs and Miami Marlins was postponed because of a forecast for rain on Thursday.

Miami leads 1-0 after winning the opener 5-1, and the teams will meet Friday.

If a Game 3 is needed, it would be played Saturday.

Yu Darvish was scheduled to start Game 2 for Chicago, and rookie Sixto Sánchez for the Marlins.

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