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NLCS Thriller

After a big league high of 103 wins in the regular season, the Chicago Cubs have dug themselves into a little hole heading into Game 4 of the National League Championship Series. The Los Angeles Dodgers challenged the Cubs in all facets of the ball game and the Cubs just …

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Giants Survive Possible Cubs Sweep

The San Francisco Giants snatched a win Monday night to extend their season after a five-hour game to taper the Chicago Cubs’ lead in the NLDS. Giant’s Joe Panik hit a long double to deep right off Mike Montgomery in the 13th inning to send Brandon Crawford, who was stuck at second base, home.  The …

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NLDS Game 3 Recap

The Cubs will try to do something later today that they’ve never done in their 99 year history at Wrigley Field. Since the Weeghman Park days starting in 1916, the Chicago Cubs have never won a playoff series at Wrigley Field. Last night, the Cubs won their first playoff game …

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NLDS Preview

The National League Divisional Series match ups continue Monday when the Chicago Cubs face the St.Louis Cardinals and the New York Mets host the Los Angeles Dodgers.   Both series are tied at one game each. The New York Mets will host their first ever playoff game at Citi Field. The …

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Cubs Advance to the NLDS

The Chicago Cubs defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 in the National League Wild Card game on Wednesday. Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta shined as he struck out 11 and gave up just four hits in throwing the shutout. But in the process of this performance, Arrieta hit two Pirates, Francisco Cervelli and …

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Cubs-Pirates NL Wild Card Preview

The Chicago Cubs travel to Pittsburgh to take on the Pirates Wednesday night for the NL Wild Card game. Cubs manager Joe Maddon has led his team to the postseason in his first year as manager and the team makes its first postseason appearance since 2008. On the other hand, the …

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