Just because the Bears’ defense is so good, it doesn’t follow that the passing offense has to be so invisible.
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.
It’s only one game, and the Cubs still trail the Dodgers 3-1 in the National League Championship Series, but it’s something.
Walking the starting pitcher with the bases loaded is so yesteryear.
Recent history shows a team that fights back.
They manage only three hits in 4-1 loss to the Dodgers in Game 2.
Cubs pitcher’s wife has medical emergency, team flight diverted.
A game of twists and turns finally goes in the Cubs’ direction.
Nationals ace strikes out 12, silences detractors.
The Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg is “under the weather” and won’t pitch in Game 4 on Wednesday.
His bloop hit gives the Cubs a 2-1 series lead.
Decision to use Carl Edwards Jr. instead of a lefty against Bryce Harper backfired badly.
Back to Wrigley Field for two.
Maddon lets his real ace go seven innings in Cubs’ big victory.
Washington’s past failure to get out of the first round is an issue, they say.