Joe Maddon was trying to go Dusty one better by getting down to a single trustworthy reliever, Aroldis Chapman. And if he hadn't brought Chapman into game six with a big lead, Chapman might actually have been effective in the eighth inning of game seven.
Chapman was notably ineffective, giving up the last of the Cubs' lead.
But the Cubs managed to survive into extra innings and -- after a short rain delay -- the offense bailed Maddon out.
And the Cubs are World Champions.
So all will be forgiven. :)