Cubs power past Dodgers

Game six set for tomorrow.

Heading into the sixth inning of the NLDS, the Cubs and Dodgers were all tied up.  Cubs pitcher Jon Lester struck out six, walked one and allowed a run on five hits in seven innings, leading the Cubs to an 8-4 win and a 3-2 series lead.

“It’s certainly a credit to [Pitcher Jon Lester],” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. “I thought that when we did get a little bit of cubs-6traffic, I thought that we put a little pressure on him. But he’s a great pitcher. He’s a great pitcher who competes and finds ways to get outs when he needs to. So we had some opportunities, but those guys got the hit when they needed.”

“It’d be foolish for us to get ahead of ourselves, because any time you think like that, it never goes the way you want it to,” the Cubs’ Kris Bryant said.  “We’ll be ready to go for Game 6.”

Game six kicks off tomorrow and taking the mound for the Cubs will be sending out RHP Kyle Hendrix (16-8, 2.13 ERA) to the mound while the Dodgers will start LHP Clayton Kershaw (12-4, 1.69 ERA).  Clayton and Kershaw faced off in Game two,  with Kershaw getting a rare 1-0 shutout against the Cubs.

Affordable tickets and great seats are still available for tomorrows game, so be sure to grab yours and get to the ballpark and help cheer on your Chicago Cubs into the Fall Classic!

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