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Cubs’ Joe Maddon ejected after foul-tip call

Here’s what happened: With a runner on first base and one out in the eighth inning of the Cubs’ eventual 3-2 win in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series, Dodgers center fielder Curtis…


Dodgers’ Alex Wood allows 3 homers in Game 4

For the most part, Wood was sharp Wednesday night — as sharp as he hoped to be, having not pitched since a Sept. 26 start against San Diego. But the 27-year-old left-hander allowed a trio…


Dodgers still in good spot vs. Cubs in NLCS

In other words, the Dodgers’ ridiculous run of six straight postseason victories wasn’t easy to stop, and it won’t be any easier when this National League Championship Series resumes with Game 5 on Thursday night…


Cubs come alive to beat Dodgers in NLCS Game 5

While the Cubs gained only one thing by beating the Dodgers, 3-2, on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series, it was the most essential of things — the right to…


Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw look to clinch NLCS

But in this National League Championship Series presented by Camping World, the sustained excellence of the Dodgers has led to this unique predicament. The Cubs stayed alive in the NLCS in Game 4 on Wednesday…


NLCS Game 4: Maddon postgame interview

Q. How quickly did you know that Jake was back to being Jake tonight, and the confidence level you saw in him and kept in him? JOE MADDON: I thought the movement was spectacular. I…


Cubs hold off Dodgers in Game 4 of NLCS

Jake Arrieta was dominant, Willson Contreras smacked a monster homer, and Javier Baez hit two solo shots to boost the Cubs to a much-needed 3-2 victory Wednesday night over the Dodgers and extend the National…


Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez spark Yankees in G5

• ALCS Game 6: Friday, 8 p.m. ET on FS1 Judge and Sanchez combined to go 1-for-14 with eight strikeouts in Games 1 and 2 of the ALCS presented by Camping World — both losses…


Justin Verlander to start ALCS Game 6 vs. NY

The veteran Verlander, who twirled a gem of a game on Saturday to help the Astros secure a two-game lead in this best-of-seven American League Championship Series presented by Camping World, returns to the mound…