National League Division Series

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Phillies Advance to NLCS After Stunning Rally

Philadelphia scores 3 in ninth to beat Colorado 5-4, earn meeting with Dodgers

(Newser) - The Philadelphia Phillies rallied for three runs in the top of the ninth inning then held on to beat the host Colorado Rockies, 5-4, tonight and advance to the National League Championship Series opposite the Los Angeles Dodgers. Ryan Howard drove in the tying runs with a double off Rockies... More »

Dodgers Stun Cardinals, Grab 2-0 Lead

Los Angeles scores twice with two out in ninth to beat St. Louis 3-2

(Newser) - The Los Angeles Dodgers, trailing by one run and down to their final out, rallied tonight to stun the St. Louis Cardinals, 3-2, and take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-five National League playoff series. After Ronnie Belliard tied it with an RBI single off Cardinals closer Ryan Franklin, pinch-hitter... More »

Rockies Win, Even Series With Phillies

Colorado takes advantage of shaky outing from Philadelphia starter Cole Hamels

(Newser) - Yorvit Torrealba hit a two-run homer, Aaron Cook pitched effectively into the sixth inning and the Colorado Rockies beat Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 today to even their National League playoff series at a game apiece. Huston Street pitched out of trouble in the ninth to secure the... More »

Lee Pitches Phillies Past Rockies in Game 1

Left-hander strikes out five as Philadelphia cruises to 5-1 victory

(Newser) - Left-hander Cliff Lee pitched a six-hitter today as the Philadelphia Phillies opened the defense of their World Series title with a 5-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies in Game 1 of their National League playoff series. Lee, a mid-season acquisition given the start over World Series MVP Cole Hamels, got... More »

Cubs Are Done; Brewers Survive

(Newser) - The Cubs' century of misery won't end this year. The Dodgers beat Chicago 3-1 to complete a sweep of their best-of-5 NL playoff series, the Chicago Tribune reports. James Loney, the grand-slam hero of Game 1, hit a 2-run double in the first that held up for LA. The Cubs... More »

Rockies' Road to NLCS is Clear

Colorado sweeps Philadelphia in second-ever playoff appearance

(Newser) - Pinch hitter Jeff Baker singled home the go-ahead run in Colorado's 2-1 victory over the Phillies, wrapping up a Rockies' sweep. The Rockies are now headed to the first National League Championship Series in the team's 14-year history, after a roller-coaster season that defied the odds, reports the Rocky Mountain ... More »

Winter Starts Now For Cubs

5-1 win hands D-backs the series sweep, sends Chicago home

(Newser) - The Arizona Diamondbacks ensured another year without a Cubs championship title last night, shutting down Chicago 5-1 for a sweep of the National League Division Series. The Cubs are "disappointed" to end their 99th season without a World Series win, but manager Lou Pinella promised that "this is... More »

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