2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
103-58, 1st in NL Cent

BBTN: Dodgers' Approach Backfires vs. Lester

Buster Olney talks to Karl Ravech, Justin Havens & Raul Ibanez about how the Dodgers' attempt to get in the head of Jon Lester may have backfired, look ahead to Game 6 & more.


BBTN Scoreboard: Cubs Win Critical Game 5

Buster Olney recaps the Cubs' critical Game 5 win over the Dodgers, Jon Lester's key performance on the mound and looks ahead to a stellar matchup in Game 6.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

$11,600: Price a fan paid for on StubHub for two front row seats next to Dodgers dugout for Game 6 at Wrigley on Saturday.

Golic thinks Cubs fans should forgive Bartman (1:36)
AP Photo/Jae C. Hong
7hJayson Stark

One win away: Cubs embrace their date with history

Let this sink in: The Cubs are heading home a single victory away from their first World Series trip since 1945. They've planned for this moment all along, so what could go wrong? Plenty.

Cubs celebrate Game 5 victory (0:18)

Charles Moynihan ESPN 

Here is another look at the Cubs celebrating their Game 5 victory over the Dodgers.

Lester did his job in Game 5 (1:09)
David J. Phillip/AP Photo
9hMark Simon

Who are the leading NLCS MVP candidates?

Javier Baez, Addison Russell and Jon Lester have made good cases through five games. Of course, so have Clayton Kershaw and Rich Hill.

Baez's defense is on point even after the play (0:15)

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Goodnight from Dodger Stadium where the Chicago Cubs will go home with a 3-2 lead in the NLCS.


Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Jon Lester has been around for awhile but he appreciates all the energetic youth the Cubs have surrounded him with.


Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Did Addison Russell feel better about himself after his Game 4 breakout? You better believe it, and it showed in Game 5.

Ross excited for chance to clinch pennant in Chicago (3:29)

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Here is Cubs manager Joe Maddon talking about the Dodgers' tactics in trying to disrupt Jon Lester during Game 5. Nothing they haven't seen before.


Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Here is Dodgers manager Dave Roberts talking about his decision to remove starter Kenta Maeda when he did.

Russell on home run: 'I just waited for my pitch' (1:10)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25614th
On Base Percentage.3432nd
Slugging Percentage.42910th
Earned Run Average3.151st
Quality Starts100Tied-1st

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