The Chicago Cubs moved within one win of their first trip to the World Series in 71 years by winning 8-4 at the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday, taking a 3-2 lead in the National League Championship Series.
Julio Urias cruised through three hitless innings to begin Game 4 of the NL Championship Series. The Los Angeles Dodgers' 20-year-old rookie starter seemed to be thriving under the spotlight.
Los Angeles' Rich Hill, who was pitching in the independent Atlantic League just 14 months ago, threw six scoreless inning to steer the Dodgers to a 6-0 win against the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, taking a 2-1 lead in the National League Championship Series.
Cleveland overcame the premature exit of its starting pitcher and won 4-2 at Toronto on Monday to move within one win of a place in the World Series.
Los Angeles ace Clayton Kershaw pitched seven sparkling innings to steer the Dodgers to a 1-0 road win against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, squaring the National League Championship Series at a game apiece.
Miguel Montero delivered a memorable grand slam home run, Javier Baez stole home and Jon Lester turned in another steady pitching performance as the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 in game one of their Major League Baseball NL Championship Series on Saturday night.
Cleveland ace Corey Kluber silenced Toronto's booming bats and set up a 2-0 win for the Indians in Friday's opening game of the American League Championship Series.
Los Angeles ace Clayton Kershaw did his job in an unfamiliar closer role to secure a 4-3 win for the Dodgers at Washington on Thursday, clinching the series and advancing to the National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs.
The Chicago Cubs moved a step closer to ending their century-old World Series drought by taking a dramatic 6-5 come-from-behind victory at San Francisco on Tuesday, sealing a 3-1 win in their National League Division Series.
They piled on Joe Panik at home plate in celebration, and just as has been the case so many times before with everything on the line in October, San Francisco's baseball season was extended another day.