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Randy Hundley sat in the upper deck at Wrigley Field last Saturday night, cheering along with the rest of the sellout crowd as the Cubs beat the Dodgers in the National League Championship Series, advancing to the World Series for the first time since 1…Share Tweet
D-backs help unveil school's new workroomMLB.com 16 hours agoAs the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation close in on a milestone $50 million in donations back to the Arizona community, one recent grant recipient was able to turn its donation into a reinvestment in its own cornerstone of su…Share Tweet
Former Brewer Bosio cherishing Series chanceMLB.com Oct 24 (4 days ago)Cubs pitching coach Chris Bosio's walk home takes about 10 minutes on a normal night. On Saturday, it took a lot longer. The streets were still filled with delirious fans when Bosio left Wrigley Field hours after the Cubs' win over the Dodgers in Game 6…Share Tweet
Can Dodgers rebound from NLCS loss, retain 2016 positives?ESPN.com Oct 23 (5 days ago)Can Dodgers rebound from NLCS loss, retain 2016 positives?Share Tweetnytimes.com Oct 23 (5 days ago)The Cubs will play in their first World Series in 71 years filled with confidence, a feeling not usually associated with the franchise.Share Tweet
Dodgers' 2016 recipe abandons them at the worst possible timeESPN.com Oct 23 (5 days ago)Dodgers' 2016 recipe abandons them at the worst possible timeShare TweetAs Clayton Kershaw faced a wall of cameras in a dark tunnel beneath Wrigley Field, he could hear Cubs fans celebrating away decades of futility. Quietly, reluctantly, respectfully, Kershaw and the Dodgers tipped their caps to the champions of the Nation…Share TweetWhile Game 6 of the National League Championship Series got away from the Dodgers early and ended with the Cubs sailing to a 5-0 victory at Wrigley Field on Saturday night, several within the Cubs' organization took time amid the postgame celebration to…Share Tweet
Lester, Baez share MVP honorsMLB.com Oct 23 (5 days ago)Together, Jon Lester and Javier Baez hoisted the MVP trophy, having been named as co-recipients for their performances in this National League Championship Series that the Cubs closed out with a 5-0 win over the Dodgers on Saturday.Share Tweet
Critical free-agent decisions await DodgersMLB.com Oct 23 (5 days ago)The Dodgers saw their season end with a loss to the Cubs in Game 6 of the NLCS on Saturday. Now they turn their attention to the offseason, and what to do with 11 impending free agents.Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 23 (5 days ago)A celebration 71 years in the making was every bit as epic as we anticipated. The Chicago Cubs clinched their first trip to the World Series since 1945, defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series on Saturd…Share TweetChicago's North Side is buzzing as the Cubs look for their first World Series berth in 71 years, and the Dodgers try to force Game 7. L.A. ace Clayton Kershaw opposes 2016 NL ERA leader Kyle Hendricks.Share TweetJackie Robinson and Dan Bankhead became the first African-American players to appear in the World Series as members of the National League-champion Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. But there are other thresholds worth celebrating, and it was the '48 Indians th…Share Tweet
Warming up: Real-time on site before Gm. 6With a spot in the World Series at stake, we're on the scene around Chicago and at Wrigley Field prior to Game 6 of the National League Championship Series between the Dodgers and Cubs to help get you fired up for tonight's game.Share Tweet
Q&A: Saberhagen on early career, '85 World SeriesBret Saberhagen enjoyed a career in which he was a three-time All-Star and two-time winner of the American League Cy Young Award. He pitched in the postseason with the Royals (1984, '85), Rockies ('95) and Red Sox ('98, '99). He is the subject of this w…Share Tweet
Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of ToothMar 20Clayton Kershaw was hit by Andy Parrino's broken-bat liner in the bottom of the third inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the A's. Kershaw remained in the game.
Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For SandovalMar 9ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses Pablo Sandoval's comments about feeling disrespected by the Giants.
Yasiel Puig Puts On A Big HeadMar 9While signing autographs during spring training, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig decided to have some fun by putting on a giant head of himself.
Matt Kemp ConversationMar 7Padres outfielder Matt Kemp talks to Josina Anderson about moving on from the Dodgers' organization, preparing to play in a San Diego Padres uniform and addresses durability questions.