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.
Emma: Nationals' Stephen Strasburg Battles Back To Silence CriticsStrasburg returned from an illness to dominate the Cubs and force a winner-take-all Game 5 in Washington.
Stephen Strasburg Dominates Cubs As Nationals Force Game 5His availability in doubt, Strasburg turned in seven scoreless innings to keep the Nationals alive with a 5-0 win.
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.
Cubs Stay Cool While Nationals Stress Over Stephen StrasburgThe Nationals did damage control ahead of Game 4, while the Cubs were ready to play.
Nationals Reverse Course: Stephen Strasburg Will Start Game 4Strasburg had originally been ruled out of Game 4 on Wednesday because of illness.
Five Things You Missed: Astros, Dodgers Await OpponentsThere's more Strasburg drama as the Nationals and Cubs prepare for Game 4.
Amid Confusion, Nationals Stay With Tanner Roark In Game 4 Over Stephen StrasburgStrasburg has come down ill, with manager Dusty Baker citing curious reasons.
Levine: Cubs Grind Out Game 1 Win"We really trust each other," Anthony Rizzo says. "That is the big, big thing for us."
Kyle Hendricks In Command For Cubs In Game 1 WinHendricks pitched seven shutout innings in a 3-0 win over the Nationals.
Hendricks Outduels Strasburg As Cubs Top Nationals 3-0 In Game 1Kyle Hendricks pitched seven shutout innings and the Cubs got clutch hits from Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo in a Game 1 win.
Levine: Cubs Know They Have Work Cut Out For Them Against 'Excellent' Stephen StrasburgStrasburg was brilliant after the All-Star break, going 6-1 with a 0.86 ERA and 76 strikeouts in 62 2/3 innings.
Nationals To Start Stephen Strasburg In Game 1 Against CubsMax Scherzer will pitch Game 2 or Game 3 for the Nationals, depending on how his bullpen session later Thursday goes.
Kahn: Will The Nationals Win In October?The Washington Nationals have had plenty of success in recent years—just not in the playoffs.
Keidel: Stephen Strasburg Finally Living Up To HypeWashington Nationals' pitcher Stephen Strasburg is having a marvelous season at 13-0. Will it become a historic Cy Young season?