Curt Baxmann

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World Series 2016: Early Odds, Guide for Fall Classic

The Chicago Cubs might be one win away from making the World Series for the first time since 1945, but Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw stands in the way in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series on Saturday night.<p>While the Dodgers look to stay alive and overturn a 3-2 series …

Baseball

The Cubs changed the whole script with one exhilarating inning

<b>SAN FRANCISCO —</b> Game 5, couldn’t you just see it happening?<p>Johnny Cueto starting for the Giants, against a Cubs team that he dominates. Madison …

Baseball

Chicago Cubs' Historic Comeback Proves This Is Not the Same Old Franchise

Link to Media<p>For the last 107 seasons, any hope the Chicago Cubs held heading into postseason play was almost immediately followed by agony.<p>What took place in the ninth inning of Game 4 of the National League Division Series on Tuesday night is supposed to happen <i>to</i> the Cubs. Chicago is never the …

Baseball

Prospect Contreras homers in 1st at-bat, Cubs sweep Pirates

CHICAGO (AP) — Prized prospect Willson Contreras received a standing ovation as he made his way to the plate in the sixth inning for his first major …

New York Mets

For starters, Cubs setting historic pace on hill

CHICAGO -- The Cubs' starting pitchers are on an historic pace, with all five ranked among the top 20 in the National League in ERA. This is the …

Top Cubs Prospect Ian Happ Strives for MLB Dream in Memory of Father

SALEM, Va. — It's been a wondrous 53 weeks for 2015 Chicago Cubs first-round draft pick and Myrtle Beach Pelicans second baseman Ian Happ on the baseball diamond.<p>Sunday delivers a poignant reminder of his greatest personal loss off it.<p>It will be Happ's first Father's Day since the passing of his …

Baseball

Friday's recap: Cubs 9, Pirates 4

<b>Cubs 9, Pirates 4</b><p>Addison Russell’s three-run home run in the fourth, was followed by a five-run fifth that included a two-run shot by Kris Bryant and a three-run blast from David Ross as the Cubs chased Pirates starter Francisco Liriano en route to a 9-4 on Friday in front of 37,479 at Wrigley …

Don't Make These 8 Classic Tax-Filing Fails

These common mistakes can keep you from getting the refund you're owed.<p>Slipping up on your taxes can exact a high price. Some of the most frequently …