The Cubs will bring a 2-0 deficit in the NLCS to Wrigley Field on Tuesday.
Joe Maddon was ejected as the Cubs lost to the Dodgers, 5-2, in Game of the NLCS.
The Cubs beat the Nationals, 9-8, in a nearly 5-hour nailbiter to advance to their third consecutive NLCS.
Keep it tuned here throughout Game 1 of the National League Division Series between the Cubs and Nationals for updates and analysis.
White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon told reporters Saturday that he’s confident he won’t begin next season where he started this one — on the DL.
By taking this game and the series from the Cardinals, the Cubs have all but closed the door for their division rivals, who are now five games out.
Contreras appealed the suspension, so he was in the lineup Saturday for the second game of the three-game series.
Nelson will miss the rest of the season with a rotator cuff strain and a partially torn anterior labrum in his right shoulder.
The Brewers scored eight runs in the third inning on the way to a 15-2 victory at Wrigley Field, putting them three games behind the Cubs.
Lester’s start was hit-and-miss, but he said his arm feels good and he has no concerns about it moving forward. He threw 92 pitches five innings.
The Cubs announced Saturday that Jake Arrieta is scheduled to pitch Monday, followed by Kyle Hendricks, Jose Quintana, Lester and John Lackey.
Leonys Martin had an up-and-down tenure in two seasons with Seattle. He acknowledged as much in a farewell post to fans on his Instagram page.
Injured White Sox starter Reynaldo Lopez said he threw a bullpen session Friday without any discomfort or soreness.
Rookie outfielder (sprained wrist) becomes latest Sox player to be bitten by injury bug; left-hander is roughed up by Tigers.