The Astros beat the visiting Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series.
“We knew that the 2017-18 offseason would be one of our most challenging,” team president Theo Epstein said.
Bosio, 54, coached under three Cubs managers.
Justin Verlander remained perfect with Houston, pitching seven shutout innings when the team needed him most.
GREENBERG: The Cubs’ season was far from a nonstop thrill ride. But it sure beat watching some other city zoom by with its hands in the air.
“To have disappointment in a year in which you reach the NLCS for the third straight year shows just how much the …bar has been raised,” Epstein said.
Maybe Rizzo should stick to hitting and maybe Strop if your new leadoff guy?
The Washington Nationals announced today that Dusty Baker will not return in 2018 as manager.
TELANDER: Do you say it’s been a great year or do you say it’s been a disappointing year? Both are accurate.
“We ended up proving a lot of people wrong — and that’s a little satisfying,” Kris Bryant said. “A satisfying piece to take into [next] season.”
There’s no good way to lose a playoff series, but there certainly are bad ways. An 11-1 loss in an elimination game would be an example of the latter.
After this win, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts was quick to cite Kershaw going to the World Series as his top source of joy.
Whether fatigue, bullpen woes or lack of hitting doomed their 2017 playoff run, the Cubs say their dynasty plans remain intact.
Clayton Kershaw spruced up his reputation of being mediocre in the postseason by pitching six innings of one-run ball in Game 5 of the NLCS