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Strasburg will pitch in Game 4 against the Cubs, Nationals announce - WTOP

After a rain delay, questions about pitcher Stephen Strasburg's health and a firestorm of social media reaction to the news that Tanner Roark would be taking over pitching duties, the Nationals announced Strasburg would start as pitcher in Wednesday ...and more »

Cubs outlast Nationals 9-8 in decisive NLDS Game 5 to clinch series, advance to NLCS - Chicago Tribune

Even after rallying for four runs off All-Star Max Scherzer and employing starter Jose Quintana in relief the Cubs still needed some help to survive Game 5 of the National League Division Series. Considering the choppy route they took to get to the ...and more »

Cubs face elimination after Stephen Strasburg dominates in Game 4 - Chicago Tribune

Faced with a win-or-go-home game Thursday night, there's some relief for the Cubs in knowing they won't face Stephen Strasburg and his devastating changeup. "It's probably like you going to Sluggers and trying to hit," Anthony Rizzo joked to a reporter.and more »

Cubs Add a Chapter to Nationals' Painful Postseason History - New York Times

WASHINGTON — There are moments in baseball history that have forever seared into the hearts of the Washington Nationals and their fans. The ninth-inning meltdown of Game 5 of a National League division series against the St. Louis Cardinals in 2012.and more »

Stephen Strasburg Was Electric - Deadspin

Stephen Strasburg wasn't supposed to pitch today. After a ridiculous 24-hour news cycle in which he was alternately said to be unable to start because he pitched a Tuesday bullpen session, to have actually pitched that Tuesday bullpen session on Monday ...and more »

NLDS Game 4: Washington Nationals, Chicago Cubs game postponed by rain -

CHICAGO -- If the Chicago Cubs hope to close out the Washington Nationals in the National League Division Series, they will have to wait a day. Tuesday's scheduled fourth game of the best-of-five series was postponed by rain. The game, which was to ...and more »

All defeats are not created equal. For Nats, this one is a special kind of painful. - Washington Post

If you can win baseball fans in the process of suffering a brutally bitter season-ending loss, perhaps the Washington Nationals did it in their exhilarating, exhausting, 9-8 donnybrook against the World Series champion Chicago Cubs on Thursday night at ...and more »

Zach LaVine among Cubs VIPs expected for Game 3; Bill Murray to sing the stretch - Chicago Tribune

Zach LaVine may get a taste of Chicago's playoff atmosphere if the new Bulls guard attends Game 3 of the National League Division Series, as expected. He may be joined at Wrigley Field by teammate Justin Holiday, according to the Cubs' celebrity guest ...and more »

For Nationals, a crazy night ends with anguish and a season-ending loss to Cubs - Washington Post

This Thursday evening started in the mist and ended in a mess, and the educated Washington fan could have told you that when he or she woke up. The Washington Nationals played a game to extend their season. They lost that game. Their season is over.and more »

Oh God, There's A Stephen Strasburg Controversy Brewing - Deadspin

A rainout pushed yesterday's scheduled NLDS Game 4 to today, and as we now know, that game won't be started by Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg, despite the fact that he would be pitching on regular rest. Why exactly this is the case keeps getting more ...and more »