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Phils shift manager search to external candidates
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Quietly, the Phillies are making progress in their managerial search.

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Baker won't return as Nationals manager
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Dusty Baker will not return as the Nationals’ manager in 2018, the club announced Friday afternoon, a stunning development after Baker’s two successful seasons at the helm.

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Dodgers 1st to earn home advantage for Series
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The Dodgers will spend the weekend watching what goes down between the Yankees and Astros in the American League Championship Series, rooting not so much for a particular opponent, but rather general chaos and disorder.

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Trio grand! Hernandez has 3-HR, 7-RBI clincher
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Enrique Hernandez saw two pitches in the first three innings Thursday night. Turns out, that was all he needed to etch his name in the Dodgers’ postseason record books. After homers in his first two at-bats, Hernandez added a two-run shot in the ninth to give him seven RBIs, a new LCS record for one […]

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NLCS Game 5: Maddon postgame interview
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Manager Joe Maddon discusses the Cubs’ 11-1 loss to the Dodgers in NLCS Game 5.

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DYK: Facts, figures about NLCS Game 5
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Enrique Hernandez and a relentless offense backed up a stellar Clayton Kershaw on Thursday night at Wrigley Field, as the Dodgers defeated the Cubs, 11-1, in Game 5 of the National League Division Series presented by Camping World.

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Cubs proud of season as repeat quest ends
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During the National League Championship Series games at Wrigley Field, Cubs manager Joe Maddon glanced at the center-field scoreboard. For the third straight year, the Cubs were one of the final four teams still playing.

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Hollywood & Vines: LA wins NLCS at Wrigley!
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Enrique Hernandez smacked three home runs, including a grand slam in the third inning, and had seven RBIs to back Clayton Kershaw and power the Dodgers to an 11-1 victory in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series presented by Camping World and eliminate the defending World Series champion Cubs.

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Despite NLCS loss, Cubs still set for future
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The Cubs aren’t going to repeat as World Series champions, but manager Joe Maddon is quick to remind fans that getting to the National League Championship Series three years in a row is quite an accomplishment and that the future is bright.

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Jemiola moves to 2-0 with 0.00 ERA in AFL
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Zach Jemiola had a regular season to forget, getting strafed for a 6.83 ERA in Triple-A and losing seven weeks to a strained oblique. So far, the Rockies right-hander is having an Arizona Fall League to remember.

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Dodgers, Cubs announce NLCS G5 lineups
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The Dodgers and Cubs have revealed their starting lineups for Game 5 of the National League Championship Series presented by Camping World. Los Angeles skipper Dave Roberts has shuffled his lineup considerably to face Cubs left-hander Jose Quintana , while Chicago manager Joe Maddon has made only one notable change as Ben Zobrist returns to […]

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Cubs salute Dodgers after falling in NLCS
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The reigning World Champion Cubs saw their season end with a loss to the Dodgers in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series presented by Camping World. Chicago only scored eight runs in the series.

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