As the Cardinals celebrated in their clubhouse, Chicago infielder Donnie Murphy sat at his locker, expressing the hope that one day the Cubs could experience that feeling. Many felt they would be hit hard by a "World Series Hangover" and not be the same team as they were in 2016. Although the D'backs took the season series 9-3, I'm going with the Rockies to advance to play the Dodgers, who they'll face in a 3-game series this weekend.
Rich Hill earned his 12th victory with an impressive seven-inning outing, and Los Angeles clubbed San Diego for the third straight game.
It was not the easiest ride to back-to-back division titles this season as the Cubs got off to a mediocre start and found themselves in the middle of the pack during a chunk of the year.
This stretch has been so good for the Cubs.
"When you get to this position, you want to get it done as quickly as you can for that reason [rest]", Maddon said before the game.
They have given rookie Ian Happ and newcomer Jon Jay, guys who weren't part of past year, a chance to remind everyone how valuable they might be during this run.
The night started off as a pitcher's duel between Michael Wacha and John Lackey.
First up is figuring out the playoff rotation as well as locking down a postseason roster. Eduardo Rodriguez (6-6, 3.91 ERA) starts as the Red Sox try to wrap up the first set of back-to-back AL East titles in franchise history.
The seasons of Lackey and Russell virtually mirrored the Cubs' mercurial year.
Matt Carpenter led off Tuesday's game with a homer off of college teammate Jake Arrieta.
According to this report, Otto Warmbier presented some minor signs on his body, but nothing that indicated a torture. Warmbier was released in June after 17 months in North Korean custody and died in a USA hospital a few days later.
Marlene suffered a gunshot wound to the face and was taken to Palm West Hospital where she died two days later. The getaway vehicle , a white Chrysler LeBaron convertible, was also a key part of the initial investigation.
However, five years ago the United Nations General Assembly upgraded the status of the Palestinians to "non-member state". In Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the decision "seriously harms the chances to achieve peace".
Last year, fans were accusing United boss José Mourinho of parking-the-bus in every game after scoring one or two goals. Jose Mourinho has assembled a powerful, star-studded squad that poses a threat from many areas of the pitch.
Outside of the hall where the event was held, roughly 100 students and faculty members protested Sessions' presence on campus. But the freedom of every individual player is paramount under the Constitution, it's protected, and we have to protect it.
The new NBC show , which premiered on Monday, September 25, sparked yet another controversy during its Thursday episode. Viewers will be treated to Jane Fonda romancing Robert Redford in an original Netflix movie called Our Souls at Night .
But U.S. officials said they could not corroborate the death and other Western as well as Iraqi officials were skeptical. It was not clear when the message, released by the ISIS-affiliated Al-Furqan media group, was recorded.
Najar, 39, who had been an active part of terror operations since 1999, was killed near Zorawar Post of Lachiproa in Uri. The list was rejected by Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin, which caused friction between the two commanders.
PM Abe celebrates anniversary of Japan-China ties
A separate poll by the Asahi newspaper showed Party of Hope notching 13 percent and the LDP hitting 32 percent. The Party of Hope has energised some voters, and is gaining renegade lawmakers from the main opposition party.
UKIP chooses Henry Bolton as new party leader
The leader will be announced at the party conference in Torquay, which, according to reports, Nigel Farage will not be attending. It is thought if Ms Waters wins the leadership contest it could create a huge divide in the party.
Michelle Williams in negotiations to join Venom
Sony had planned to release a "Sinister Six" movie featuring Venom but made the decision to start off with a Venom adventure. Ruben Fleischer (" Zombieland ") is directing the spinoff, which is set to begin production next month.
Trump plans to slash U.S. refugee admissions
Whatever figure Trump decides on will be significantly lower than the number of refugees the Obama administration admitted in. Across the world there were 22.5 million refugees past year , according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
Sri Lanka bat first against Pakistan as Haris Sohail debuts
They are yet to lose at this ground and the last time Pakistan and Sri Lanka met in Abu Dhabi, the Test ended in a draw. On the other hand, Sri Lanka will be looking to bounce back from a 3-0 Test series whitewash at the hands of India.
Trump Insists Republicans 'Have the Votes' on Healthcare
Reconciliation is a disaster but as you know it ends on Friday. "The slogan doesn't cut it for me anymore", O'Brien said. Trump also said he would work with Democrats to improve the healthcare system, according to a Politico report .
Amazon's Echo Plus packs in a smart home hub
Amazon introduced a bevy of new Echo devices today, but there's also a new product for folks looking for a new set-top box. Are you going to buy this new Amazon Fire TV? Alexa is now available by updating the Amazon Music app for iOS or Android.
DirecTV Gives Refunds to Those Offended by NFL Protests
One said refunds to those concerned about the anthem protests were only offered to subscribers with certain offers or plans. Trump said players who kneel or sit are "disrespecting the flag", called them "sons of b--" and said they should be fired.