Stories tagged: NLCS
Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon stands by not using Wade Davis in Game 2
Cubs manager Joe Maddon stood by his decision not to use All-Star closer Wade Davis in Chicago’s loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of the NL Championship …
Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
Chicago Cubs getting little help from their stars, who go 0 for 11
Kris Bryant wore a crimson T-shirt that said “Better Days” in the Chicago Cubs’ hushed clubhouse Sunday night. Those better days better come real soon because Bryant, Anthony Rizzo and …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 10:03 p.m.
Justin Turner’s walk-off home run gives Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 lead in NLCS
Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Sunday to take …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
Yasiel Puig, Chris Taylor power Dodgers past Cubs in NLCS opener
Chris Taylor hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning, Yasiel Puig added a homer and an RBI double to his dynamite postseason, and the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame a …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
Rested Dodgers ready for weary Cubs
When the Chicago Cubs began their National League Division Series clincher in Washington on Thursday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers watched it on their stadium video boards during an upbeat …
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 12:19 p.m.
Nats name LHP Gonzalez starter for Game 5 of NLDS vs. Cubs
Left-hander Gio Gonzalez will start Game 5 for the Washington Nationals in their N.L. Division Series against the Chicago Cubs.
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 7:31 p.m.
MLB Notes: Kershaw stands in the way of Cubs’ chance to make history
The Cubs came home to Wrigley Field with a 3-2 lead over the Dodgers in the N.L. Championship Series and a chance Saturday night to end a more than seven-decade …
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 11:02 p.m.
Cubs beat Dodgers, head home with 3-2 lead in NLCS
Jon Lester pitched seven sharp innings, Addison Russell hit a tiebreaking homer and the Chicago Cubs moved one win from their first World Series trip in 71 years by beating …
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016, 10:45 p.m.
Cubs homer twice in rout over Dodgers, tie NLCS 2-2
Anthony Rizzo, Addison Russell and the rest of the Chicago Cubs’ bats broke out in a big way.
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 10:06 p.m.
Rich Hill outpitches Jake Arrieta as Dodgers take 2-1 lead in NLCS
Rich Hill outpitched reigning Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta, Yasmani Grandal hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Chicago Cubs 6-0 …
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 6:26 p.m.
Curt Schilling eyes U.S. Senate run against Elizabeth Warren
Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling announced plans on Tuesday to run against Elizabeth Warren in the U.S. Senate if his wife agrees, but he declined to apologize to Rhode …
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016, 10:37 p.m.
Kershaw helps Dodgers blank Cubs 1-0 in NLCS Game 2
Clayton Kershaw pitched seven sparkling innings, Adrian Gonzalez homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Sunday night to tie the N.L. Championship Series at a …
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 9:02 p.m.
Miguel Montero’s pinch-hit slam lifts Cubs over Dodgers 8-4 in NLCS opener
CHICAGO – Miguel Montero snapped an eighth-inning tie with the third pinch-hit grand slam in postseason history, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 in their N.L. …
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 7:13 p.m.
MLB Notes: Clayton Kershaw to start Game 2 for Dodgers
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw will start Game 2 of the N.L. Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday night after pitching in all three wins during the Division Series …
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 9:30 p.m.
Column: Contreras does it all, even with one eye on back home
A single sheet of paper sat on Willson Contreras’ chair in front of his locker when the Chicago Cubs rookie showed up for practice on Friday. It was a form …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 20, 2015, 10:15 p.m.
Mets take commanding 3-0 lead over Cubs in NLCS
With their bats and their arms, the New York Mets are overpowering the Chicago Cubs.
Sun., Oct. 18, 2015, 10 p.m.
Murphy HRs again; Mets beat Arrieta, Cubs for 2-0 NLCS lead
Daniel Murphy homered off yet another ace to provide an early cushion for Noah Syndergaard, and the Mets breezed past Jake Arrieta the Chicago Cubs 4-1 Sunday night for a …
Fri., Oct. 16, 2015, 7:39 p.m.
Superstitions hard to shed for hopeful Chicago Cubs faithful
Billy Siegel doesn’t want to hear any talk about a billy goat curse or a Steve Bartman hex afflicting his beloved Chicago Cubs. He dismisses as rubbish any suggestion that …
Fri., Oct. 17, 2014
Travis Ishikawa’s 3-run HR sends Giants to World Series
SAN FRANCISCO – Call it the Shot That Shook the Bay. Travis Ishikawa hit the first homer to end an N.L. Championship Series, a three-run shot that gave the San …
Thu., Oct. 16, 2014
Giants beat Cardinals 6-4, move 1 win from Series
SAN FRANCISCO – Buster Posey and the Giants already know how to win in October – even without all this help from the St. Louis Cardinals. Even without home runs, …
Tue., Oct. 14, 2014
Molina injury draws mixed reactions
Yadier Molina missed seven weeks with a thumb injury this summer, and the St. Louis Cardinals actually gained a half-game in the standings. Now the six-time All-Star catcher has a …
Tue., Oct. 14, 2014
Postseason shines spotlight on managers’ moves
Ned Yost has the revved-up Kansas City Royals on track for their first World Series trip in 29 years. Still, in his first postseason as a manager, every choice he’s …
Mon., Oct. 13, 2014
Wong’s walk-off ties it up
ST. LOUIS – Kolten Wong hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the resilient St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Sunday …
Sun., Oct. 12, 2014, 10:05 p.m.
Wong’s walk-off draws Cards even with Giants
Kolten Wong hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the resilient St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Sunday night, evening the …
Fri., Oct. 10, 2014
Carpenter leads Cardinals’ power surge into NLCS
ST. LOUIS – Matt Carpenter became a high-end leadoff man because of his smarts, production and ability to work counts. Now, add: bat to be feared.
Fri., Oct. 10, 2014
ALCS, NLCS at a glance
LCS at a glance A.L.: Royals-Orioles
Sat., Oct. 19, 2013
Cards head to World Series
ST. LOUIS – Carlos Beltran, Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals are going to the World Series – not even Clayton Kershaw could stop them this year. Beltran and …
Fri., Oct. 18, 2013, 10:25 p.m.
Cardinals rough up Kershaw, head to World Series
Carlos Beltran, Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals are going to the World Series — not even Clayton Kershaw could stop them this year.
Thu., Oct. 17, 2013
Gonzalez keys Dodgers offense behind Greinke
LOS ANGELES – It took the Dodgers five games to hit a home run in the N.L. championship series. Once Adrian Gonzalez powered up for the first one, their dormant …
Wed., Oct. 16, 2013, 4:56 p.m.
Despite late rally, Cardinals can’t close out NLCS
Despite a breathtaking ninth-inning rally, the St. Louis Cardinals fanned on their first chance to close out the N.L. Championship Series for the second straight season.