Officially a playoff game unlike the 163rd game tiebreakers each team played Monday, the roster limit maximum is set at 25 players.
This time, it was Kyle Freeland cruising through Maddon's lineup.
As a member of the Athletics, Lester started the one-game Wild Card playoff game against the Royals in Kansas City, where he was charged with six runs in 7 1/3 innings in a 9-8 loss.
The team with the most regular-season victories and postseason victories in baseball the previous three years are suddenly done after managing just two runs in 22 innings over two losses to the Brewers (in Monday's division tiebreaker) and Rockies.
Javier Baez hugs Nolan Arenado in the eleventh inning.
Zidane's surprising phone call to Man United coach Mourinho
They are 14th in La Liga with just one win in their opening seven games but have only lost once. Everybody in the club has a role to play, from the kit man and the nutritionist to the manager.
Search continues for passenger missing after Air Niugini rescue
Air Niugini said it received reports that the weather was poor with heavy rain and reduced visibility at the time of the incident. Air Niugini, which has been established in 1973, is the flag carrier of Papua New Guinea.
First Lady Of United States Of America Arrives In Ghana
It's been a challenging week for the president, and this visit can take some of the focus off that. Earlier Tuesday she visited a baby clinic in Ghana to highlight her interest in child welfare.
"Sometimes you need to get your dick knocked in the dirt to appreciate it". To make matters worse, the dispiriting way that the Rockies fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, October 1, made a win at Wrigley Field on October 2 that much more hard to pull off.
Charlie Blackmon led off with a five-pitch walk.
Lester stranded LeMahieu at third base, then allowed only three more hits - including doubles by Matt Holliday and Story - before leaving for a pinch hitter in the last of the sixth, still down just 1-0. However, Adam Ottavino struck out Jason Heyward to end the threat.
Butera came on as part of a double switch in the seventh inning and soon after was called for a rare catcher's interference with two outs.
You certainly get nervous when you hear about a pitcher's forearm, because of its connection to the elbow.