6th Tense: Kershaw. Cubs. Wrigley. Clinch?

If you’re going to end a World Series drought, you might as well do it against a distinguished opponent. That’s the chance that the Cubs have given themselves. They’ll face Clayton Kershaw on Saturday night, with the Dodgers backed against the wall.

The Daily CCO: Willson Contreras, Kyle Hendricks and Cubs News and Notes

Game 6 of the National League Championship Series is tonight (7:08pm CDT). It’s Kyle Hendricks versus Clayton Kershaw. The Cubs lead the best-of-seven series 3-2. And with a win the…

Lucky No. 7? Cubs 0-6 since ’45 in potential NLCS clinchers

The Cubs are one win away from claiming their first National League pennant in 71 years, but they’ve been in this position before, only to come up short.

Diaz notches pair of hits from leadoff spot in Fall League win

Isan Diaz has overcome multiple challenges this year. So facing perhaps the hardest-throwing pitcher he’s ever faced Friday night wasn’t going to faze Diaz.

Dodgers executive Ned Colletti returns to old stomping grounds at Wrigley

Dodgers executive Ned Colletti will be attending Saturday night’s game at Wrigley Field with a die-hard fan who has waited 71 years for a chance to see the Cubs get…

NLCS Game 6 pitching matchup: Kyle Hendricks vs. Clayton Kershaw

Cubs: Kyle Hendricks Kyle Hendricks walked four Dodgers in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series before Cubs manager Joe Maddon told him to walk off the mound after…

Beating Clayton Kershaw Cubs’ biggest barrier to 1st pennant since 1945

The temptation to look ahead to the World Series is great, but the challenge of beating three-time National League Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw is even greater. “Honestly, it’s…

Bauer confident he’ll be ready to pitch in WS

Trevor Bauer is confident that he will be able to pitch in the World Series without any issues. Even after the bloody right pinkie problem in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series, when his ugly wound was revealed to the world, the Indians starter says he is available whenever his team needs him.

In Cubdom, the anticipation is brimming, the eagerness palpable

A look of marvel filled Tom Ricketts’ face late Thursday night as the Cubs chairman weaved his way through several hundred fans still cheering behind the visiting dugout at Dodger…

Clayton Kershaw, baseball’s BPOTP, latest obstacle to Cubs being the best

It was during the summer of 2013 that Anthony Rizzo waded into the madness of the Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup-clinching celebration outside Wrigley Field to see what it was like. If…