Levine: In Perhaps His Cubs Swan Song, Jake Arrieta ShinesSoon to be a free agent, Arrieta improved to 3-0 in elimination games in his Cubs career.
Levine: Jake Arrieta Could Be Making Final Start In Cubs UniformArrieta will be a free agent in several weeks. For now, he's trying to keep the Cubs' season alive.
Levine: Cubs' Bats Silent, Backs Against The WallAfter a 6-1 loss to the Dodgers in Game 3, the Cubs have scored just four runs in three NLCS games.
Levine: Cubs Must Show Better Discipline To Get To Yu Darvish, DodgersThe Cubs trail 2-0 against the Dodgers as Game 3 of the NLCS awaits Tuesday night.
Levine: External Defiance, Internal Anger Detectable As Cubs Eye Rally In NLCS"We don't have to do anything drastic," Jason Heyward says of the Cubs trailing the Dodgers, 2-0.
Levine: Cubs' Offensive Drought Puts Them In Precarious Spot In NLCSThe Cubs have scored just three runs in the first two games and haven't gotten a hit off the Dodgers' bullpen.
Levine: Cubs Turn To Jon Lester In Hopes Of Evening NLCSWith a career 2.57 ERA in the postseason, Lester is again being counted upon in a pivotal game.
Levine: Bullpen Change Blows Up For Cubs In Game 1 Loss To DodgersHector Rondon allowed the go-ahead homer, and three Cubs relievers combined to give up three runs in three innings.
Levine: Cubs Hope Hector Rondon Helps Reinforce Bullpen In NLCSRondon was left off the NLDS roster but could now be counted on in big NLCS moments.
Levine: In Kyle Hendricks The Cubs TrustHendricks has a career 1.98 ERA in eight postseason starts. The Cubs are in need of another gem in Game 5.
Levine: Cubs' Attitude Toward Win-Or-Go-Home Game 5? 'Been Here Before'The Cubs offense is scuffling, scoring just eight runs in four games against the Nationals.
Levine: All Systems Go For Nationals' Stephen Strasburg In Game 4"It does not change anything for us and what we do," Cubs outfielder Jon Jay says.