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2016 NLCS: Dodgers vs. Cubs

Everything related to the 2016 National League Championship Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago Cubs.

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NLCS Game 2: Dodgers 1, Cubs 0

Clayton Kershaw pitched seven scoreless innings and Kenley Jansen was perfect for the final two frames, making Adrian Gonzalez's second-inning home run stand up in the Dodgers' win over the Cubs in Game 2 of the NLCS at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

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NLCS Game 3: Dodgers 6, Cubs 0

Rich Hill was great for six innings and backed by two home runs and a power-packed offense, lifting the Dodgers over the Cubs for their first back-to-back shutouts in LA franchise history.

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NLCS Game 4: Cubs 10, Dodgers 2

The Cubs offense busted out for 10 runs, including two home runs, and the Dodgers committed four errors in an ugly NLCS Game 4 loss on Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium.

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NLCS Game 5: Cubs 8, Dodgers 4

Lack of execution at the plate and on the mound backfired on the Dodgers in Game 5 of the NLCS, falling to the Cubs 8-4 on Thursday night at Dodger Stadium. The Cubs lead the series, 3-2.

NLCS schedule

The Dodgers have advanced to the National League Championship Series for the first time since 2013. Here is their schedule against the NL Central champion Cubs, beginning Saturday night at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

Kiké, Wood added to NLCS roster

The Dodgers announced their National League Championship Series roster against the Cubs on Saturday morning, adding Kiké Hernandez and pitcher Alex Wood.

Cubs announce NLCS roster

A breakdown of the 25-man NLCS roster for the Cubs, including 12 pitchers.

2016 postseason shares announced

The distribution of the players pool from the MLB postseason was announced. Here is the breakdown of shares for the Dodgers, who received 12% of the total pool for reaching the NLCS.

Jansen reached new heights in playoffs

Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen had a ridiculously good postseason, culminating in three perfect innings in Game 6 of the NLCS on Saturday night against the Cubs. A look at some numbers.

Dodgers outclassed & eliminated in Game 6

Game 6 of the NLCS was a disaster for the Dodgers, who were completely outplayed by the Cubs. Chicago won its first NL pennant in 71 years.

Toles moved to leadoff spot, Heyward sits

The Dodgers made a switch in their batting order, with Andrew Toles hitting leadoff in place of Chase Utley (hitting eighth) in Game 6 of the NLCS against the Cubs.

Podcast episode 1641: NLCS back to Wrigley

Catching up with the Dodgers, who need two road wins over the Cubs at Wrigley Field to advance to the World Series.

Best-of-7 history heading into Game 6

A look at what the Dodgers have ahead of them in the NLCS against the Cubs in Game 6-7.

Expect Game 6 to be low scoring

With 4-time MLB ERA leader Clayton Kershaw pitching against 2016 MLB ERA leader Kyle Hendricks on Saturday night at Wrigley Field and offenses down this postseason, expect a low-scoring Game 6 of the NLCS.

Turner sets Dodgers record with on-base streak

Justin Turner singled and was hit by a pitch in Game 5 of the NLCS, reaching base for a 15th consecutive postseason game to set a new Dodgers franchise record, set in 1956 by Carl Furillo.

Dodgers confidence starts with Kershaw

Clayton Kershaw starts Game 6 of the NLCS on Saturday night at Wrigley Field, hoping to even the series for the Dodgers against the Cubs.

Dodgers plans go awry in Game 5

LA trails Chicago in the NLCS, 3-2

Vin Scully returns to Dodger Stadium

Legendary Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully returned to Dodger Stadium as a spectator for a change, for Game 5 of the NLCS against the Cubs.

Dodgers get creative with Game 5 lineup

The Dodgers changed things up for their lineup in Game 5 of the NLCS against the Cubs and left-handed starter Jon Lester.

Dodgers need to find home field advantage

The Dodgers have one more home game in the NLCS and need to make the most of it in Game 5 Thursday night against the Cubs.

NLCS Game 4 notes

Postgame reaction by the Dodgers to their loss in Game 4 to the Cubs, plus the decision to start Kenta Maeda in Game 5.

Cubs offense comes alive

The Dodgers commited 4 errors, allowed two home runs and 13 hits in a Game 4 loss to the Cubs, evening the NLCS at 2-2.

Dodgers sticking with Maeda in Game 5

Rather than use Clayton Kershaw on three days rest on Thursday, the Dodgers will stick with pitcher Kenta Maeda to start NLCS Game 5 against the Cubs.

Game 4 lineups

Starting lineups for the Dodgers and Cubs for Game 4 of the NLCS.

‘Complete confidence’ in Urias for Game 4

Dodgers rookie Julio Urias has shown poise beyond his years as a rookie, and will be relied on in Game 4 of the NLCS against the Cubs, the youngest starting pitcher in MLB postseason history.

Dodgers pitchers keeping Cubs off balance

A look back at how the Dodgers pitchers dominated Game 3 (and Game 2) of the NLCS against the Cubs.

Rich Hill shines & wins Game 3

2nd straight shutout gives Dodgers 2-1 NLCS advantage

Grandal finds his swing with 2-run HR

Yasmani Grandal broke out of his slump in a big way with a two-run home run in the fourth inning of Game 3 of the NLCS on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium.

Game 3 lineups: Same for LA, Heyward sits for Cubs

The Dodgers start their same lineup against right-handed pitching that they have all playoffs, including rookie Andrew Toles in left field against Cubs starter Jake Arrieta.

Podcast episode 1640: NLCS returns to LA

Catching up on the first two games of the NLCS, and looking ahead to three games in Los Angeles.

Dodgers need length from Hill in Game 3

Rich Hill gets the ball in Game 3 of the NLCS for the Dodgers against the Cubs, looking to go deep unlike in the NLDS.

Urias to start NLCS Game 4

Julio Urias will be the youngest MLB postseason starting pitcher ever when he starts for the Dodgers in Game 4 of the NLCS against the Cubs on Thursday.