More thoughts and news about the NL champion New York Mets, plus more about the Cubs and more updates from around Major League Baseball.
The Cubs lost Game 4 of the NLCS on Wednesday, so let's take a look back at the season that was and look ahead to next year.
The Mets lead the Cubs three games to none in the best-of-seven NLCS. Here are the Game 4 lineups.
The Cubs have their backs up against it; the Mets are one win away from the World Series.
If the Cubs fall out of the MLB playoffs, perhaps they could keep playing as a soccer team, with Baez directing the attack.
Jon Lester, historically a giver of great results in the playoffs, has never started a postseason game on less than four days of rest.
Kyle Hendricks will be getting the ball against Mets ace Jacob deGrom in Game 3 of the NLCS.
Both the Mets and Cubs have announced their rosters for the NLCS. Addison Russell is out for the Cubs with a hamstring injury.
The Cubs will go with Jon Lester in Game 1 of the NLCS and Jake Arrieta in Game 2.
The Cubs are going to the NLCS. They beat the Cardinals 6-4 in Game 4 of the NLDS on Tuesday. Here are eight things to know about the game.

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