But that sixth run was a massive bomb of an exclamation point on a night that marked the first time the Cubs ever clinched a playoff series at Wrigley Field.
Up 5-4 in the seventh inning, Kyle Schwarber deposited a ball so deep to right field it originally got lost.
While there were many theories regarding the long ball's geographic location …
UPDATE: As of this present time, Kyle Schwarber's HR ball remains in orbit and has yet to land. pic.twitter.com/FK9DoivyyQ
— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) October 14, 2015
— Oakland Athletics (@Athletics) October 13, 2015
UPDATE: Photographic evidence of Kyle Schwarber's homer landing on the moon. pic.twitter.com/qfXRjthgXQ
— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) October 13, 2015
… local news stations used their helicopters to find it chilling with the Budweiser sign atop the JumboTron in right field.
— Sarah Jindra (@SarahJindra) October 14, 2015