The city of Chicago is spellbound as history beckons at the Friendly Confines of Wrigley Field where the once lovable loser Cubs are one win away from their first National League pennant since 1945 and a shot at their first Word Series title since 1908.
With their backs against the wall the Chicago Cubs evened the National League Championship Series at two games apiece with a 10-2 blowout win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Four at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night. Chicago shortstop Addison Russell was the hero in Game 4 with a two run home run in the fourth inning and three hits for the game. John Lester will get the start for the Cubs on Thursday night while Kent Maeda will get the start for the Dodgers.
The Chicago Cubs were the dominant team in all of Major League Baseball during the regular season but have fallen behind two games to one to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship Series. The Cubs face the daunting situation of facing a three to one deficit with the possibility of a game five elimination in Los Angeles if they fail to win today. John Lackey will take the hill for the Cubs while Julio Urias will get the start for the Dodgers
The Toronto Blue Jays did show grit and determination by refusing to lie down and die with a game four win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday to keep their hopes alive in the American League Championship Series. The Blue Jays trail the Indians 3-1 in their best of seven series with game five set for Wednesday afternoon at Rogers Centre in Toronto.
The Los Angeles Dodgers scored a huge 1-0 win on Sunday night to earn a split on the road at Chicago’s Wrigley Field as the National League Championship Series heads back to Los Angeles for Game 3 on Tuesday with a starting time of 8:08 PM ET and a broadcast on FS1 Jake Arrieta will be the starting pitcher for the Cubs while Rich Hill will get the call as the starter for the Dodgers. Let’s look at Game 3 and MLB predictions
The Toronto Blue Jays have their backs against the wall but are at home as they try and stay alive in the American League Championship Series against the Cleveland Indians with Game 4 taking place on Tuesday with a telecast on TBS at 4:08 PM ET from Rogers Centre. Mike Clevinger will take the mound as the starter for the Indians while Aaron Sanchez will get the start for the Blue Jays. Let’s look at this matchup and MLB predictions.
The Toronto Blue Jays face what is virtually a must-win on Monday night at home as they host the Cleveland Indians in Game 3 of the ALCS on TBS. The Blue Jays are down 0-2 in the series and teams that fall down 0-3 have come back to win a series just once in 33 tries. It is already bad enough for Toronto as 24 of the 27 teams that have taken 2-0 leads in a series have gone on to the World Series. The Blue Jays will turn to Marcus Stroman on Monday while the Indians send Trevor Bauer. Let’s look at the game and MLB picks.
The Chicago Cubs will look to take a 2-0 lead in the NLCS as they host the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night in a game that can be seen on FS1. The Cubs got a Grand Slam from Miguel Montero in the 8th inning as they took Game 1 on Saturday in Chicago by a score of 8-4. Now the Cubs will turn to Kyle Hendricks while the Dodgers are hoping that three-time Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw is rested enough to give them a quality start on Sunday. Let’s look at the game and MLB predictions.
The Chicago Cubs are favored at home on Saturday night as they host the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series on FS1. The Dodgers found a way to win against the Washington Nationals in the NLDS but their pitching staff is weary coming into this series while the Cubs are rested and ready. The Dodgers are expected to go with Kenta Maeda in Game 1 while the Cubs send Jon Lester. Let’s look at the contest and MLB picks.
Game 1 of the ALCS is set for Friday night on TBS as the Toronto Blue Jays visit the Cleveland Indians. Both teams have had some time to get ready for this series as the Blue Jays haven’t played since Sunday when they beat Texas while the Indians have been off since eliminating Boston on Monday. The probable pitching matchup for Game 1 on Friday night has Marco Estrada going for the Blue Jays while the Indians send Corey Kluber. Let’s look at the matchup and MLB picks.