Chicago Cubs are swept out of Atlanta with a 5-3 loss to the Braves, leaving them with slim wild-card hopes

 The Chicago Cubs faced a critical series against the Atlanta Braves at Truist Park.

  The Cubs couldn't afford a three-game sweep but suffered losses and underperformance.

  The Braves completed the sweep, complicating the Cubs' path to the NL wild-card.

  Cubs fell behind the Miami Marlins for the third NL wild-card spot.

  They must win against the Milwaukee Brewers to have a playoff chance.

  The Cubs' postseason odds have dramatically dropped in recent weeks..

  Pitcher Marcus Stroman expressed frustration but hopes for a turnaround in Milwaukee.