1:10 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment CHICAGO — For one night, and perhaps one night only, the Chicago Cubs brought their swagger to Wrigley Field and avoided elimination with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series. The Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) Javier Baez snapped an 0-for-20 skid with two home runs, Wade Davis hung on for a six-out save and the Chicago Cubs avoided a sweep, holding off the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 4 of the NL Championship Series. Jake Arrieta pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning to held
Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon’s stressful National League Championship Series reached its tipping point in Game 4. In a pivotal at-bat in the top of the eighth inning, with closer Wade Davis on the mound tasked with getting a six-out save, he’d get Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Curtis Granderson swinging on a beautiful curve ball.
Casey Stern came under fire Wednesday for making a racially insensitive joke during a Major League Baseball pregame show on TBS. Stern said he had “become the cream in the middle of the Oreo cookie” as he sat between a broadcast crew of Pedro Martinez, Gary Sheffield, Jimmy Rollins, and Ryan Howard. Casey Stern on
11:36 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Yes, the outlook isn’t brilliant for the Chicago National League baseball club. After a 6-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series on Tuesday, Chicago Cubs fans shuffled out of Wrigley Field, some snapping a selfie
7:43 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Chris Taylor plays baseball like he can’t believe his good fortune, and doesn’t entirely trust it will last. This is most evident when he is on base, scurrying from one to the next like he’s afraid someone in the dugout will take his job
Reggie Jackson already had a postseason reputation when he joined the New York Yankees in 1977. He was the 1973 World Series MVP in Oakland, and helped lift those dynastic A’s of the mid-1970s to a three-peat. Still, it took until the 1977 World Series for Jackson to truly earn his now famous nickname: “Mr.
Get ready to dip that World Series trophy in Dodger Blue. The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Chicago Cubs in Game 3 of the NLCS Tuesday night, securing the longest postseason winning streak in franchise history at six games. That streak could broaden, and it’s not outrageous to suggest this team could avoid a 2017
Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs are quickly discovering why it’s so difficult to repeat as World Series champions. The Cubs have yet to find their footing in the NLCS following their epic Division Series win over Washington, and now face elimination as early as Wednesday after dropping Game 3 at home to the Los
12:22 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment NEW YORK — Now we know where our grandfathers were coming from when they told their stories about Babe Ruth, and how he could fill a ballpark with his overpowering presence at the plate. Aaron Judge is his generation’s Bambino, plus 67 pounds of