The defending World Champion Chicago Cubs are headed for this year’s National League Championship Series! The Cubs punched their ticket to the next round of the playoffs with a 9-8 victory over the Washington Nationals in game five of their division series on Thursday night in DC. Chicago will go on to face the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLCS; the series will open on Saturday night in LA.
In other MLB playoff news, the Houston Astros will host the New York Yankees in game one of the American League Championship Series tonight. First pitch is set for 8 pm.
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