For decades, baseball fans in Chicago have waited and hoped that the Cubs would make it to the World Series.
Like most longtime baseball fans in Taiwan, I vividly remember Nov. 18, 2001 as if it were yesterday.
All that's left for the Chicago Cubs to do is make history. The Cubs came home to Wrigley Field with a 3-2 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship Series and a chance Saturday to end a more than seven-decade wait to return to the World Series.
The Chinatrust Brothers beat the EDA Rhinos 8-7 in the first game of the Chinese Professional Baseball League playoffs in Taichung on Saturday.
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.