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  • Hill outpitches Arrieta; Dodgers beat Cubs for NLCS lead

    LOS ANGELES – Fourteen months removed from independent ball on Long Island, Rich Hill pitched the Los Angeles Dodgers into a 2-1 NL Championship Serie ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Less dominant Arrieta vs Hill as NLCS shifts to Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES – Back in spring training, Joe Maddon cornered Jake Arrieta for a frank conversation about his workload during the upcoming season.
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • Kershaw helps Dodgers blank Cubs 1-0, NLCS even at 1-all

    CHICAGO – So much for October closer. With his Dodgers desperate for a win, Clayton Kershaw delivered the most dominant start of his checkered playoff ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Cubs, Dodgers get ready for Game 1 of NLCS

    CHICAGO – Joe Maddon was driving his RV through Virginia two years ago when he got the news. Andrew Friedman was leaving Tampa Bay to take over the Lo ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Cubs to start Lester in NLCS Game 1

    CHICAGO – Jon Lester is all set for Game 1 of the NL Championship Series on Saturday night. The rest of the Chicago Cubs' rotation depends on the heal ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Cubs heading to their 2nd straight NLCS, ready for more

    SAN FRANCISCO – Donning fresh postseason victory gear, the Chicago Cubs gathered on the mound and posed for a group photo. They jumped up and down, sa ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Cubs rally for 4 runs in 9th, beat Giants to win NLDS

    SAN FRANCISCO – Javier Baez's tiebreaking single capped a four-run rally in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 6-5 o ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Cubs fall to Giants in 13 to force Game 4 in NLDS

    SAN FRANCISCO – Joe Panik doubled off the wall in right-center field to drive in Brandon Crawford with the winning run in the 13th inning, and the San ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 10:18 am
  • NLDS: Travis Wood homers as Chicago Cubs beat San Francisco Giants 5-2

    CHICAGO – Travis Wood took over when starter Kyle Hendricks got hurt and became the first relief pitcher since 1924 to hit a postseason home run, help ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Lester, Baez help Cubs blank Giants in NLDS opener

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs went out and got Jon Lester for these moments. And he delivered in a big way Friday night.
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Cueto, Giants set for Game 1 of NLDS against Lester, Cubs

    CHICAGO – It's October in an even-numbered year, and the San Francisco Giants appear to be following their usual routine. The Chicago Cubs think their ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Long-suffering Cubs fans wondering if this is the year

    CHICAGO – Oct. 6, 1945. Nick Paolella knows the date by heart and he knows the Chicago Cubs lost. The rest has faded away over time.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Long-suffering Cubs fans wondering if this is the year

    CHICAGO – Oct. 6, 1945. Nick Paolella knows the date by heart and he knows the Chicago Cubs lost. The rest has faded away over time.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Poised Cubs eye biggest prize of all as playoffs start

    CHICAGO – The Cubs embraced the target and ran away with the best record in baseball.Now that the pl ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 10:02 pm
  • Maddon's fingerprints all over the suddenly dominant Cubs

    CHICAGO – The steady breeze from four, large portable fans whooshed through the Chicago Cubs' luxurious new digs, sucking away whatever moisture linge ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 10:23 pm
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