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  • Report: Cubs part ways with Bosio
    The Cubs have reportedly dismissed pitching coach Chris Bosio after six seasons.
  • Cubs can't contain LA, see season end in NLCS
    Enrique Hernandez smacked three home runs, including a grand slam in the third inning, and had seven RBIs to back Clayton Kershaw and power the Dodgers to an 11-1 victory in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series presented by Camping World and eliminate the defending World Series champion Cubs.
  • Cubs proud of season as repeat quest ends
    During the National League Championship Series games at Wrigley Field, Cubs manager Joe Maddon glanced at the center-field scoreboard. For the third straight year, the Cubs were one of the final four teams still playing.
  • Bar raised on North Side, Cubs begin '18 prep
    Now that the Cubs' season is over, crews began preparations on Friday at Wrigley Field for the next phase of the ballpark's renovation project. Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein also began work on the 2018 team.
  • Despite NLCS loss, Cubs still set for future
    The Cubs aren't going to repeat as World Series champions, but manager Joe Maddon is quick to remind fans that getting to the National League Championship Series three years in a row is quite an accomplishment and that the future is bright.
  • #AwardWorthy: Vote Baez, Russell
    The Cubs ultimately fell short of accomplishing their end goal of repeating as World Series champions, falling to the Dodgers in the NLCS. But they still provided a number of memorable moments and performances throughout the year in an exciting 2017 campaign.
  • Cubs shouldn't hang their heads
    Maybe you could have seen this coming, but the Cubs didn't. When they ran onto the field to face Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers on a gorgeous Thursday night, center fielder Albert Almora Jr. and left fielder Kyle Schwarber bathed in the enthusiasm of Wrigley Field's bleacherites.
  • Cubs salute Dodgers after falling in NLCS
    The reigning World Series champion Cubs saw their season end with a loss to the Dodgers in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series presented by Camping World. Chicago only scored eight runs in the series.
  • NLCS Game 5: Maddon postgame interview
    Manager Joe Maddon discusses the Cubs' 11-1 loss to the Dodgers in NLCS Game 5.
  • Dodgers-Cubs NLCS Game 5: In Real Life
    The Dodgers beat the Cubs, 11-1, on Thursday to win the National League Championship Series presented by Camping World. We were at the scene in and around Wrigley Field. Los Angeles took the best-of-seven series, 4-1.
  • Maddon lauds Wolf for admitting wrong call
    Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he appreciated umpire Jim Wolf admitting he made the wrong call in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series on Wednesday night vs. the Dodgers. Maddon had argued the call and was ejected for the second time in the series.
  • DYK: Facts, figures about NLCS Game 5
    Enrique Hernandez and a relentless offense backed up a stellar Clayton Kershaw on Thursday night at Wrigley Field, as the Dodgers defeated the Cubs, 11-1, in Game 5 of the National League Division Series presented by Camping World.
  • NLCS Game 4 makes history with 5 solo HRs
    Not only did the Cubs give fans a glimmer of hope against the Dodgers in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series presented by Camping World, but they also made some history in the process.
  • Arrieta excels in possible Cubs swan song
    If Wednesday was Jake Arrieta's last outing for the Cubs, he wanted to savor it. "I took a little bit of extra time between pitches just to look around, foul pole to foul pole, behind home plate, just to relish it and take it in," Arrieta said after helping the Cubs avoid elimination and beat the Dodgers, 3-2, to extend their season.
  • Baez breaks out of funk in dramatic fashion
    Javier Baez's swing looped from the bottom of the strike zone to the top of it, his right hand leaving his bat as it whooshed above his shoulder. Baez watched his first home run of Game 4 of the National League Championship Series fly into the night on Wednesday, as aware as anyone of its personal significance.
  • Cubs dig deep, avoid NLCS sweep
    Manager Joe Maddon likes to talk about the heartbeat, and how important it is to a team's success. Facing elimination, the Cubs collectively tapped their hearts and got just enough hits to keep their season alive.
  • Vosler comes up big with walk-off triple in AFL
    Chicago Cubs prospect Jason Vosler walked to the plate on Friday with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, his team trailing by a run. The third baseman was 0-for-4 in his at-bats that day, and he knew he needed something big. With runners on first and third, Vosler hit a sharp line drive to center field, sending both runners home. His walk-off triple lifted the Mesa Solar Sox to a 7-6 victory over Surprise.
  • Cubs' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Cubs have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Chicago's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • Maddon ejected; criticism, zany visual follow
    In the end, Cubs closer Wade Davis threw just one additional pitch. But oh, the drama that preceded that pitch.
  • Cubs refuse to go away quietly
    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 play a Game 5.
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