8:07 PM, October 21, 2015Coverage: TBS
- Home Plate Umpire - Paul Emmel
- First Base Umpire - Eric Cooper
- Second Base Umpire - Bill Miller
- Third Base Umpire - Mark Wegner
- Left Field Umpire - Tim Timmons
- Right Field Umpire - Ted Barrett
Murphy on streak: 'I can't explain what I'm doing'
Wright on reaching World Series: 'Words can't describe'
The Cubs' great leap forward
|1st||Duda homered to center (420 feet), Granderson and Céspedes scored.||3||0|
|1st||d'Arnaud homered to right center (402 feet).||4||0|
|2nd||Duda doubled to right, Wright and Murphy scored.||6||0|
|4th||Schwarber grounded out to first, Soler scored, Bryant to third, Rizzo to second.||6||1|
|8th||Murphy homered to center (415 feet), Wright scored.||8||1|
|8th||Bryant homered to left center (421 feet), Soler scored.||8||3|
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Braves sweep Cubs to clinch home field throughout postseason
The Braves completed a sweep of the slumping Cubs with a 5-3 win Thursday night to clinch home-field advantage throughout the postseason.
Braves clinch home-field throughout playoffs with sweep of slumping Cubs
— Max Olson hit his major league-leading 54th homer, and the Atlanta Braves clinched home-field advantage throughout the postseason with a 5-3 win over the slumping Chicago Cubs on Thursday night.