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Highlights from the Dodgers’ NL pennant celebration

Pictures and video from the Dodgers celebrating winning their first National League pennant in 29 years, after beating the Cubs in Game 5 of the NLCS at Wrigley Field.

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NLCS Game 1: Dodgers 5, Cubs 2

Yasiel Puig and Chris Taylor homered, and Dodgers pitchers retired the final 18 Cubs batters they faced in a victory in Game 1 of the NLCS on Saturday night at Dodger Stadium.

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NLCS Game 2: Dodgers 4, Cubs 1

Justin Turner hit a walk-off home run, the second in franchise postseason history, to give the Dodgers a win over the Cubs in Game 2 of the NLCS and 2-0 series lead as the scene shifts to Chicago.

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NLCS Game 3: Dodgers 6, Cubs 1

Yu Darvish pitched into the seventh inning, and the Dodgers got home runs from Andre Ethier and Chris Taylor to beat the Cubs on Tuesday night in Game 3 of the NLCS at Wrigley Field in Chicago. The Dodgers lead the series three games to none, just one win away from their first World Series appearance in 29 years.

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NLCS Game 4: Cubs 3, Dodgers 2

The Dodgers rallied late but couldn’t push across the tying run. In a battle of solo home runs, the Cubs won 3-2 in Game 4 of the NLCS on Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium to prevent a Dodgers sweep.

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NLCS Game 5: Dodgers 11, Cubs 1

Kiké Hernandez hit three home runs and Clayton Kershaw pitched six strong innings to lead the Dodgers over the Cubs in Game 5 of the NLCS, clinching the Dodgers’ first trip to the World Series in 29 years.

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Dodgers postseason review: 1 win short

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Facts & figures from the Dodgers’ NLCS domination of the Cubs

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Clayton Kershaw: ‘It’s been a long time coming for this team’

Clayton Kershaw was the winning pitcher in NLCS Game 5. He reacted to making his first World Series.

Vin Scully celebrates Dodgers World Series berth

Vin Scully enjoyed watching the Dodgers clinch their first World Series berth in 29 years.

Culberson was an unsung hero in the NLCS

The Dodgers lost their All-Star shortstop before the NLCS, but Charlie Culberson filled in quite nicely with an excellent series both at the plate and in the field.

Justin Turner & Chris Taylor share NLCS MVP Award

After the Dodgers four-game sweep of the Cubs, Justin Turner and Chris Taylor were named co-National League Championship Series MVP for their efforts.

World Serious

The Dodgers blew out the Cubs in Game 5 to win the NLCS, winning the National League pennant and advancing to their first World Series since 1988.

Puig bats cleanup against a lefty in Game 5

Yasiel Puig bats fourth for the Dodgers against a left-handed pitcher in Game 5 of the NLCS against the Cubs.

Kershaw starts potential pennant clincher

Clayton Kershaw starts for the Dodgers in a potential pennant clincher in Game 5 of the NLCS against the Cubs on Thursday at Wrigley Field.

Podcast episode 1731: NLCS Game 4 recap / Game 5 preview

Looking back at the Dodgers’ loss in Game 4 of the NLCS, and looking ahead to Clayton Kershaw and Game 5 against the Cubs.

Dodgers’ comeback falls short in Game 4

The Dodgers couldn’t finish off a sweep of the Cubs, dropping Game 4 of the NLCS on Wednesday night at Wrigley Field thanks to three home runs by Chicago and a strong outing on the mound by Jake Arrieta.

Grandal, Granderson get starts in Game 4

Starting lineups for the Dodgers and Cubs for Game 4 of the National League Championship Series on Wednesday night at Wrigley Field.

Alex Wood, the Dodgers and the long wait

The Dodgers try to close out the 2017 NLCS on Wednesday night against the Cubs at Wrigley Field, looking for the franchise’s first trip to the World Series in 29 years.

Podcast episode 1730: Dodgers one win away

Recapping the Dodgers’ win in Game 3 of the NLCS and looking ahead to Game 4.

Chris Taylor highlights Dodgers’ depth & versatility

Chris Taylor continued to shine for the Dodgers with a home run and a triple in Game 3 of the NLCS, in what has been a breakout season for the versatile player who has played five different positions.

NLCS Game 3 a walk in the park for Dodgers

Yu Darvish was magnificent on the mound, drove in a run as a batter, and was backed by home runs from Chris Taylor and Andre Ethier as the Dodgers beat the Cubs at Wrigley Field for a 3-0 series lead in the NLCS.

Ethier gets a start in Game 3; Taylor at SS

Starting lineups for the Dodgers and Cubs in Game 3 of the NLCS on Tuesday night at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

Podcast episode 1729: Dodgers open NLCS strong at home

We talk about the first two games of the NLCS between the Dodgers and Cubs and preview Game 3. Plus the heroics of Justin Turner and the back sprain of Corey Seager.

Dodgers turn to Yu Darvish on the road in NLCS Game 3

Yu Darvish looks to continue his late-season resurgence, starting Game 3 of the NLCS against the Cubs on Tuesday night at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

Seager improving, but not yet close to return

Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager is out with a back sprain and although he is improving he is unlikely to be activated during the NLCS. He did not make the trip to Chicago with the team.

Kirk Gibson on Justin Turner’s walk-off home run: ‘What a _______ team’

Fellow Dodgers postseason hero Kirk Gibson chimed in on Justin Turner’s walk-off home run in Game 2 of the NLCS.

Justin Turner got his home run ball back from the Dodgers fan who caught it

Justin Turner got his home run ball from Game 2 of the NLCS against the Cubs back from the Dodgers fan who caught it.

Reins loosened, Dodgers bullpen reigns in October

The Dodgers have their best bullpen in the last five years, and it has become a weapon in the playoffs, especially against the Cubs in the NLCS.

How Kenley Jansen’s wedding saved the Dodgers

Justin Turner and Kenley Jansen made separate decisions to return to the Dodgers within a day of each other last December after discussing their free agency at Jansen’s wedding. In Game 2 of the NLCS, both were at the forefront of another Dodgers win.

Watch Justin Turner’s walk-off home run

Justin Turner hit a walk-off home run for the Dodgers 29 years to the day after their last postseason walk-off home run, hit by Kirk Gibson in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series.

Same lineup for Dodgers in Game 2

The Dodgers have fared very well against left-handed pitching in 2017, and look to continue that against Jon Lester in Game 2 of the NLCS against thr Cubs on Sunday night at Dodger Stadium.

Austin Barnes continues to mature for Dodgers

Austin Barnes continues to play well for the Dodgers both behind and at the plate, and it has earned him more playing time as a result.

Dodgers will have their hands full with Lester in Game 2

Jon Lester has pitched in more postseason innings than any active pitcher in baseball, and has generally been a tough matchup for the Dodgers in recent years. The Cubs left-hander stands in the way of a potential 2-0 NLCS lead for LA on Sunday night at Dodger Stadium.

Dodgers continued the grind in Game 1

The Dodgers continued their offensive formula in Game 1 of the NLCS, making Cubs pitchers work and eventually taking its toll, culminating Saturday night in a 5-2 comeback win at Dodger Stadium.

Dodgers rally for Game 1 win

The Dodgers offense rallied from down 2-0 early, and the bullpen shut the door for the final four innings in a Game 1 win over the Cubs to open the NLCS on Saturday night at Dodger Stadium.

Plate discipline something to watch in NLCS

Walks and controlling the strike zone will be a big part of the Dodgers’ plan against Cubs in the NLCS, both at the plate and on the mound.