"What's the cliche? It's a game of inches," Baker said. "I think the Chicago Cubs are proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that baseball's a game of inches."
Cubs avoid getting no-hit, but lose 5-0 to Giants →
Mr. Baker said that after winning last year's race on his 16th try, he considered retiring but realized there were too many people counting on him to run again.
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