Baez's Grand Slam, 2 Hrs Power Lester, Cubs Over Dodgers 9-4Javier Baez put on a show for the Chicago Cubs and appeared to nail his audition for a high-profile role later this summer.
Maeda Sharp, Hernandez Homers Again, Dodgers Beat Cubs 2-1Chicago lost its fifth straight, to tie a season high, after getting swept over four games at Cincinnati. The Cubs have scored a combined 13 runs over their past five games.
With Seager Out, Should Dodgers Target Machado?With the Dodgers facing a huge hole in their lineup due to the loss of Corey Seager, one move that could quickly replenish Los Angeles' offense would be trading for superstar Manny Machado.
Darvish 2 Hitless Innings In Cubs Spring Training DebutIf Yu Darvish was tipping his pitches in the World Series last year, he seems to have fixed it.
Levine: Protecting Young Pitchers Is A Focus For White SoxThe White Sox brought back Miguel Gonzalez on a one-year deal Thursday to help lessen the burden on a young rotation.
The Bernstein Brief: World Series Game 5 As Historic As You Probably ThoughtFour of the homers between the Dodgers and Astros shifted win probability in a manner that's rarely seen.
Five Things You Missed: Kershaw Dominates, Many World Series Records SmashedThe Dodgers ace gave a historical pitching performance in Game 1, while Game 2 set some offensive records.
Levine: Sluggish Cubs Go Quietly Against Dodgers"The Dodgers just out-executed us," Ben Zobrist said.
Emma: After Unfulfilling Finish, Cubs Must Fill VoidsCould Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein make some major trades this offseason?
Cubs' Title Defense Fizzles Out With Blowout Loss To Dodgers In Game 5Kike Hernandez had a career night with three homers, including a grand slam.
Cubs Go With Schwarber, Almora, Zobrist In Outfield Against Kershaw, Dodgers In Game 5Albert Almora produced all the Cubs' offense against Clayton Kershaw in Game 1 of the NLCS.
Listen: Fans React To Cubs' Win In Game 4 Of NLCS On Spiegel & Parkins VoicemailWhile still worried, Cubs fans were feeling a little better on the voicemail line Wednesday night.
Levine: Pressure On Dodgers? Cubs Believe So"I see that even though we were down 3-0, nobody panics," Cubs left-hander Jose Quintana says.
Ejected Cubs Manager Joe Maddon On Umpires' Overturn: 'Process Was Wrong'Maddon raged after umpires overturned a swing-and-miss for strike three and ruled it a foul tip.
Cubs Rediscover Power, Top Dodgers In Game 4 To Stave Off EliminationJavier Baez hit two of Chicago's three solo homers to back a strong outing from Jake Arrieta in a 3-2 win.