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Cubs beat Dodgers 5-0 to reach first World Series since 1945

Kyle Hendricks outpitched Clayton Kershaw, Anthony Rizzo and Willson Contreras homered early and the Chicago Cubs won their first pennant since 1945, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 Saturday night in Game 6 of the N.L. Championship Series.

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 the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 on Thursday.

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 Island taxpayers left on the hook for tens of millions of dollars when his video game company collapsed. Schilling spoke Tuesday with WPRO-AM, his first interview about 38 Studios since settling a lawsuit over it and since a criminal investigation resulted in no charges. Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo has said Rhode Island residents were hurt by the bad deal and deserve an apology.

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. Championship Series opener Saturday night. Pinch-hitter Chris Coghlan was intentionally walked by Joe Blanton with two outs in the eighth, loading the bases and bringing up closer Aroldis Chapman’s spot in the batting order.

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 against Washington.

Chase Utley’s single lifts Dodgers over Nationals to force Game 5 of NLDS

Chase Utley singled home the tiebreaking run with two outs in the eighth inning after the Dodgers’ bullpen faltered in relief of Clayton Kershaw, and Los Angeles avoided elimination with a 6-5 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday that forced a deciding Game 5 in their N.L. Division Series.

Nationals beat Dodgers 8-3 to take 2-1 lead in NLDS

LOS ANGELES – Anthony Rendon and Jayson Werth homered, and the Washington Nationals moved within one victory of winning a postseason series for the first time, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-3 Monday for a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five NL playoff. Four relievers combined for 4 2/3 shutout innings, putting the Nationals in position to wrap up the NL Division Series on Tuesday at Dodger Stadium.

MLB postpones Game 2 of Dodgers-Nationals NLDS

Long after the concourses emptied, the sky cleared up as the tarp still covered the field. Game 2 of the N.L. Division Series between the Washington Nationals and Los Angeles Dodgers still had to wait.

Kershaw looks to reverse postseason trend

WASHINGTON – It is one of baseball’s enduring mysteries in recent years and will be front-and-center in Game 1 of the N.L. Division Series between the Dodgers and Nationals that begins Friday: Why is LA lefty Clayton Kershaw so downright masterful during the regular season and so decidedly mediocre during the playoffs?