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John Axford blames Cubs' rally

Updated: May 12, 2012, 5:26 PM ET
By Doug Padilla | ESPNChicago.com

MILWAUKEE -- The final numbers from Friday night's five-hour, 13-inning Cubs-Brewers marathon include 21 combined walks, 43 of 50 players used, four hit batters and one player's wife going into labor.

That's right, Brewers closer John Axford had more to think about than his blown save, which ended his streak of 49 consecutive that were successfully converted. It was the fourth-longest such streak in major league history.

Not only did the Cubs' David DeJesus end the streak with his ...

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