1:42 AM EDT, Wed October 18, 2017

Series Summary

Final 1-1
Fri 10/06 3 @ 0
Sat 10/07 3 @ 6
Washington Times Oct 7, 2017

LOVERRO: Harper jolts flatlining Nationals back to life

ANALYSIS/OPINION "I think it just goes to show you how important that third and fourth at-bat can be.” -- Bryce Harper On his fourth at-bat Saturday against the Chicago Cubs in Game 2 of the National League Division Series, Bryce Harper showed everyone how important it could be. With the ...
MLB Oct 7, 2017

Joe Maddon NLDS Gm. 2 postgame interview

Manager Joe Maddon discusses the Cubs' 6-3 loss to the Nationals in Game 2 of the NLDS.
Bleed Cubbie Blue Oct 7, 2017
Cubs Rapid Recap: Nationals 6, Cubs 3

Cubs Rapid Recap: Nationals 6, Cubs 3

The Nationals even up the series with a 5-run 8th inning. If anyone should be familiar with the vagaries of the wind, it should be Cubs fans. Blame it on the wind. Blame it on the Cubs bullpen or blame it on the Nationals hitters, but the Cubs lost game two of the National League Division Series 6-3 to the Washington Nationals. The best-of-five series is now tied at one game a piece. The wind was carrying anything up in the air. In the bottom of the first, third baseman Anthony Rendon hit a lazy fly ball to right field off Cubs starter Jon Lester . . .that carried all the way into the...
Washington Times Oct 7, 2017

Harper, Zimmerman HRs lift Nats past Cubs 6-3 to even NLDS

WASHINGTON (AP) - Things were looking bleak for the Washington Nationals and their dormant offense until Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman took over. Harper hit a tying two-run homer in the eighth inning and Zimmerman tacked on a three-run shot moments later to lift the Washington Nationals to a 6-3 ...
Sports Mockery Oct 7, 2017
NLDS Tied After Cubs Bullpen Shits The Bed In Game 2

NLDS Tied After Cubs Bullpen Shits The Bed In Game 2

There are times when you simply tip your cap to the other team and Game 2 of the NLDS was a perfect example. The Chicago Cubs had a 3-1 lead in the eighth inning, but the Washington Nationals smacked two home runs and won Game 2, 6-3. Carl Edwards Jr. began the eighth, allowing a […]
MLB Oct 7, 2017

Cubs drop Game 2 on 8th-inning Nats rally

The Nationals got the big hits when they needed them, as Bryce Harper hit a game-tying two-run homer and Ryan Zimmerman belted a go-ahead three-run shot in the eighth inning to power the Nationals to a 6-3 victory over the Cubs and even the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile at one win apiece.
CBS Chicago Oct 7, 2017
Nationals Explode For 5 Runs In 8th Off Cubs Bullpen, Even Series 1-1

Nationals Explode For 5 Runs In 8th Off Cubs Bullpen, Even Series 1-1

Bryce Harper hit a tying two-run homer, and Ryan Zimmerman followed soon after with a three-run blast.
Federal Baseball Oct 7, 2017
Washington Nationals’ bats finally wake up! Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman homer in eighth in 6-3 win over Chicago Cubs! NLDS now 1-1...

Washington Nationals’ bats finally wake up! Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman homer in eighth in 6-3 win over Chicago Cubs! NLDS now 1-1...

They made the fans in the nation’s capital sweat, but after 16 innings of offensive futility, the Nationals’ bats finally woke up and lifted them to a 6-3 win over the Cubs! WASHINGTON, D.C.: Just when it looked like all hope was lost in the nation’s capital, with the Washington Nationals down 3-1 in the eighth and about to fall behind 2-0 in the NLDS matchup with the Chicago Cubs, Bryce Harper stepped in with one on and one out, and hit a high a 3-1 curveball from Carl Edwards, Jr. to right field for a game-tying two-run home run. Bryce. Harper. Harper was preternaturally calm before...
Larry Brown Sports Oct 7, 2017

Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman hit clutch home runs late in Nationals-Cubs

With the Nationals trailing the Cubs 3-1, and Washington facing the imminent threat of falling behind 2-0 in the NLDS, Bryce Harper stepped up. In the bottom of the eighth inning, the 24-year-old five-time All-Star clobbered a two-run home run to right center field. He absolutely destroyed the pitch from Cubs reliever Carl Edwards Jr....Read More
Viva El Birdos Oct 7, 2017
Cardinals News and Notes: Tommy Pham, Liliquist, and the Cardinals on the 6th

Cardinals News and Notes: Tommy Pham, Liliquist, and the Cardinals on the 6th

The latest at VEB Cardinals fan: Knock knock Red Sox fan: Who’s there? Cardinals fan: Owen Red Sox fan: Owen Who? Cardinals fan: 0-2 If the Cardinals aren’t in the playoffs, at least the Red Sox are down 0-2. The Cubs played the first game of the NLDS against the Nationals last night. Here’s the latest from VEB... Please do not trade Tommy Pham - A Hunt and Peck The 2017 State College Spikes The Cardinals on the 6th of every month That’s all for now, enjoy the weekend!
The Cub Reporter Oct 7, 2017
Cubs @ Nationals: Lester vs Gonzalez (NLDS Game 2)

Cubs @ Nationals: Lester vs Gonzalez (NLDS Game 2)

CHC (1-0): LHP Jon Lester (0-0, —)  WAS (0-1): LHP Gio Gonzalez (0-0, —) First pitch: 4:38pmCST (TBS) Of the eight post-season games, the Cubs are the only team to win on the road. Between that, the Dusty factor, and our 89mph secret weapon, there is reason for the Wrigley faithful to be optimistic. Tags: 2017 Postseason
Washington Times Oct 7, 2017

Bryce Harper, Anthony Rendon, Joe Maddon comment on Game 1

Some of the highlights from the postgame in Game 1 of the NLDS between the Washington Nationals and Chicago Cubs, which Chicago won, 3-0: Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon on his critical error in the sixth inning: "It's an error," Rendon said. "It's like when you have a car accident. ...
MLB Oct 7, 2017

Bryzzo delivers vs. Strasburg for NLDS lead

Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo both delivered RBI singles with two outs in the sixth inning to lead the Cubs to a 3-0 victory at Nationals Park in Game 1 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile.
MLB Oct 6, 2017

Oct. 6 Kyle Hendricks postgame interview

The Cubs' Kyle Hendricks addresses the media after Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the Nationals.
MLB Oct 6, 2017

Oct. 6 Anthony Rizzo postgame interview

The Cubs' Anthony Rizzo addresses the media after Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the Nationals.
Chicago Sun-Times Oct 6, 2017
Hendricks, Cubs swat Nats in Game 1, steal buzz from NLDS favorites

Hendricks, Cubs swat Nats in Game 1, steal buzz from NLDS favorites

The Cubs took advantage of an error to score twice against a dominant Stephen Strasburg and steal the home-field advantage from the Nationals.
Kyle Hendricks outduels Stephen Strasburg as Cubs top Nats in Game 1

Kyle Hendricks outduels Stephen Strasburg as Cubs top Nats in Game 1

Kyle Hendricks outpitched Stephen Strasburg, and the Chicago Cubs opened defense of their first World Series title in 108 years by beating the Washington Nationals 3-0 on Friday in Game 1 of their NL Division Series.
CBS Chicago Oct 6, 2017
Hendricks Outduels Strasburg As Cubs Top Nationals 3-0 In Game 1

Hendricks Outduels Strasburg As Cubs Top Nationals 3-0 In Game 1

Kyle Hendricks pitched seven shutout innings and the Cubs got clutch hits from Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo in a Game 1 win.
Washington Times Oct 6, 2017

Hendricks outduels Strasburg as Cubs top Nats 3-0 in Game 1

WASHINGTON (AP) - Kyle Hendricks outpitched Stephen Strasburg, and the Chicago Cubs opened defense of their first World Series title in 108 years by beating the Washington Nationals 3-0 on Friday in Game 1 of their NL Division Series. Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo produced RBI singles in the sixth ...

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