MLB.com Good Baez, Hollywood: 2B a hit, not hurt 2016-10-21T07:45:16.000000Z Javier Baez seemed to be a star in the making early on this postseason, helping the Cubs dispatch the Giants with multiple game-winning hits and several defensive gems. Now, he is playing like a star already made. 'Fired-up' Lester stifles Dodgers' bats 2016-10-21T07:38:36.000000Z The Dodgers danced on the basepaths behind him, feigned bunts in front of him, but, in the middle of it all, Jon Lester dismissed the distraction and promptly stared down the Dodgers to pitch the Cubs to within one win of the World Series. Dodgers' offense again stifled by Lester 2016-10-21T07:22:02.000000Z The Dodgers didn't lose Game 5 of the National League Championship Series to the Cubs because of the left-hander who didn't start on short rest -- Clayton Kershaw -- who gets Saturday's must-win start on extra rest. They lost because of the lefty who did start -- Chicago's Jon Lester -- who held the... Statcast of the Day: Why didn't LA run? 2016-10-21T07:15:19.000000Z Kiké Hernandez danced off first base in the first inning. He jumped, he bobbed, he shimmied, and he generally dared Cubs starter Jon Lester to do what everyone at Dodger Stadium knew Lester cannot consistently do. The left-hander's troubles throwing to the bases are so widely known that Dodgers mana... Cubs are 1 Wrigley W shy of historic WS 2016-10-21T07:08:52.000000Z Joe Maddon made the right moves in Game 5 of the NLCS and has the Cubs on the verge of advancing to the World Series. But lurking in the shadows is "the best there ever was," Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw ready for Wrigley in must-win G6 2016-10-21T06:55:49.000000Z Joe Maddon always makes you think, like this gem from the bespectacled Cubs skipper, who was asked whether the Dodgers sending ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw to the mound for must-win Game 6 of the National League Championship Series on Saturday negates the Cubs' home-field advantage as the series ... Kershaw stands in Cubs' way in Game 6 2016-10-21T06:54:19.000000Z 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. Turner sets Dodgers' postseason on-base streak 2016-10-21T06:52:11.000000Z Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner broke a 60-year-old franchise record in his team's 8-4 loss in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series on Thursday, when he reached safely in a 15th consecutive postseason game. Hendricks excited, but mindset won't change 2016-10-21T06:44:40.000000Z Already the oft-overlooked member of the Cubs' stellar starting staff, Kyle Hendricks will head into the biggest start of his career with the spotlight shining brightly on someone else. Gonzalez again at center of replays 2016-10-21T06:37:28.000000Z When Adrian Gonzalez tried to jump-start a Dodgers rally late in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series on Thursday, Javier Baez -- who else? -- was there to quash it. The Cubs' young second baseman came up with yet another postseason defensive gem in the Cubs' 8-4 win at Dodger Stadium.