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Dodgers beat Cubs to reach World Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series Thursday night to reach their first World Series in 29 years.

Dodgers beat Cubs in pitching duel

Adrian Gonzalez hit a fielder's choice that brought home Andrew Toles with the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning to give Los Angeles a win over Chicago at Dodger Stadium.

MLB roundup: Cubs top Cards for 10th straight win

Anthony Rizzo drew a bases-loaded walk in the 11th inning to bring home Willson Contreras with the winning run as the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Thursday for their 10th consecutive victory.

Cubs win eighth straight against Angels

John Lackey allowed three hits in eight innings and Willson Contreras and Kris Bryant each added solo home runs as Chicago beat Los Angeles in the series opener for its eighth straight win.

Cubs sweep A's in Oakland

Kyle Hendricks allowed one run over 7 1/3 innings, Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler hit solo home runs, and Chicago completed a three-game sweep of Oakland.

MLB roundup: Cubs slice Sale, Sox

 John Lackey snapped a five-game losing streak with a sharp six-inning effort while reliever Aroldis Chapman picked up his first Chicago Cubs save in a 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday.

Rizzo, Hendricks propel Cubs past Mets

Anthony Rizzo homered twice and right-hander Kyle Hendricks struck out seven in six-plus scoreless innings as the Chicago Cubs breezed to a 6-2 win over the New York Mets on Wednesday.

Preview: Rangers at Cubs

The All-Star break came at just the right time for the Chicago Cubs and the visiting Texas Rangers, who hope to regain the form that staked them to big division leads when they open a three-game showdown Friday at Wrigley Field.