Dodgers-Cubs NLCS G3 LIVE: In Real Life

Dodgers-Cubs NLCS G3 LIVE: In Real Life

Game 3 of the National League Championship Series presented by Camping World between the Dodgers and Cubs is underway, LIVE now on TBS. We're on the scene with the latest from Wrigley Field, and you can follow the Gameday Color Feed for highlights, Statcast™ info, analysis, tweets, key updates and more.

11:36 p.m. ET: Seventh-inning stretch
Former Cubs Ryan Dempster and Kerry Wood led Wrigley Field in a rendition of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game."

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Judge helps Yanks rise in 8th to even ALCS

Judge helps Yanks rise in 8th to even ALCS

NEW YORK -- There is no quit in these "Baby Bombers," and as their youthful exuberance fuels an incredible postseason run, they have summoned the excitement of Bronx Octobers past. The triple decks of Yankee Stadium are being transformed into a deafening, swaying party zone on a nightly basis.

Aaron Judge homered and delivered a game-tying hit, while Gary Sanchez crushed the go-ahead double in a decisive four-run eighth as the Yankees stunned the Astros with a 6-4 victory in Game 4 on Tuesday to even the American League Championship Series at two games apiece.

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Bryan Hoch has covered the Yankees for MLB.com since 2007. Follow him on Twitter @bryanhoch and on Facebook.

Brian McTaggart has covered the Astros since 2004, and for MLB.com since 2009. Follow @brianmctaggart on Twitter.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Darvish contributes on mound -- and at plate

Dodgers pitcher takes unlikely bases-loaded walk in Game 3

Darvish contributes on mound -- and at plate

CHICAGO -- The Dodgers acquired Yu Darvish precisely for October nights like these. But they probably weren't expecting him to chip in at the plate.

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AJ Cassavell is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @ajcassavell. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Hero to Hero: Gibby congratulates Turner

1988 World Series legend lauds JT's Game 2 walk-off homer

Hero to Hero: Gibby congratulates Turner

CHICAGO -- Justin Turner's phone blew up as you'd expect after he slugged the greatest Dodgers postseason walk-off homer since Kirk Gibson, but one text message was from a name he never expected: Kirk Gibson.

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Ken Gurnick has covered the Dodgers since 1989, and for MLB.com since 2001. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Kyle Schwarber crushed an NLCS homer, dropped his bat and set off a Cubs bullpen dance party

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Kyle Schwarber crushed an NLCS homer, dropped his bat and set off a Cubs bullpen dance party

The Cubs returned home to Wrigley Field to host the Dodgers in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series presented by Camping World on Tuesday night, and right off the bat -- literally -- fans had something to cheer about.

In the bottom of the first inning, slugger Kyle Schwarber stepped up against Yu Darvish and clubbed an opposite-field homer that landed well up in the left-field bleachers. Schwarber celebrated with a pretty solid bat-drop as he started his trot.

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Mark Feinsand

Judge maturing before our eyes in ALCS

Following tough ALDS, Yanks' rookie reverts to his slugging ways

Judge maturing before our eyes in ALCS

Mark Feinsand, an executive reporter, originally joined MLB.com as a reporter in 2001. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

DYK? Facts, figures about ALCS Game 4

DYK? Facts, figures about ALCS Game 4

The Yankees' championship hopes are alive and well.

Trailing the Astros by four runs in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World, New York scored twice in the seventh inning and added four more in the eighth. Those two innings spurred a 6-4 victory on Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium that evened the best-of-seven series against Houston at 2-2.

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Andrew Simon is a research analyst for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @AndrewSimonMLB.

Matt Kelly is a reporter for MLB.com based in New York. Follow him on Twitter at @mattkellyMLB.

Manny Randhawa is a reporter for MLB.com based in Denver. Follow him on Twitter at @MannyOnMLB. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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Richard Justice

With Keuchel-Verlander, Astros in good shape

With Keuchel-Verlander, Astros in good shape

NEW YORK -- Sure, the Astros are going to be tested in ways they haven't been tested before in this magical season. Guess what? This is what they signed up for. Comes with the territory.

ALCS Game 5: Wednesday, 5 p.m. ET/4 CT on FS1

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Richard Justice has been a reporter for MLB.com since 2011. Read his columns and follow him on Twitter at @RichardJustice. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Sanchez's slump-busting double is cathartic

Yankees slugger has three RBIs in ALCS Game 4

Sanchez's slump-busting double is cathartic

NEW YORK -- Gary Sanchez was sunk in the longest hitless slump of his career before the eighth inning Tuesday -- some "night is darkest before the dawn" stuff for a slugger who has seemed immune to such silence over his first two Major League seasons.

ALCS Game 5: Wednesday, 5 p.m. ET on FS1

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Joe Trezza is a reporter for MLB.com based in New York. Follow him on Twitter at @joetrezz. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Yu Darvish remembered the 2004 ALCS, but didn't realize his manager stole the pivotal base

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Yu Darvish remembered the 2004 ALCS, but didn't realize his manager stole the pivotal base

Yu Darvish knew about the iconic stolen base that turned the fortunes of the Red Sox franchise in the 2004 American League Championship Series. He just never realized it was that Dave Roberts.

As in: his manager.

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ALCS Game 4: Girardi postgame interview

ALCS Game 4: Girardi postgame interview

Q. Have you heard this stadium louder or shake more?

JOE GIRARDI: No. I don't know. It was special again tonight. Every home game has been special. I just feel like the fans are back. And I see things that I haven't seen in a while and it reminds me a lot when I was playing here. So it's been fun to watch.

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The Yankees are celebrating postseason baseball by creating terrifying face swaps

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The Yankees are celebrating postseason baseball by creating terrifying face swaps

Everyone has to step their game up when it comes time for postseason baseball. That includes the team employees responsible for what goes on the scoreboard before the game and in between innings. For the Yankees, they're celebrating October baseball with some truly horrifying face swaps. 

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Headley's heads-up play keys Yanks' rally

Headley's heads-up play keys Yanks' rally

NEW YORK -- When breaking down the Yankees' epic 6-4 comeback victory in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series on Tuesday, both Yankees third baseman Todd Frazier and Astros manager A.J. Hinch pointed to Chase Headley's mad scramble to second base in the eighth inning as the biggest play of the game.

ALCS Game 5: Wednesday, 5 p.m. ET on FS1

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Rhett Bollinger has covered the Twins for MLB.com since 2011. Follow him on Twitter @RhettBollinger and Facebook. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Madison Square Garden showed Game 4 of the ALCS during the Rangers-Penguins game

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Madison Square Garden showed Game 4 of the ALCS during the Rangers-Penguins game

The Yankees' support stretches beyond the fans in the stands and the fans at home. That was apparent during their 6-4 win over the Astros in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World. The Yanks can thank the New York Rangers for that.

On Tuesday night, at Madison Square Garden, the Rangers were hosting the Penguins. On the main screen atop the rink, they showed the Yankees' phenomenal bottom half of the eighth inning. The Aaron Judge double was displayed in front of the crowd which reacted when Jacoby Ellsbury scored. This was then followed by a Gary Sanchez double on a line drive to center field and Judge crossed the plate to bring in another run.

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MLB.TV Postseason Package available now

MLB.TV Postseason Package available now

Signups are underway for the MLB.TV Postseason Package, and anywhere from 26 to 43 games (35 last year) will be played on the way to a trophy presentation at the 113th World Series.

Major League Baseball Advanced Media has launched its annual postseason products. If you already are among the millions who have subscribed to MLB.TV as a regular-season way of life, then you already get the Postseason Package -- either the U.S. or International version listed below. Here are details of the three offerings now available.

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Mark Newman is enterprise editor of MLB.com and a baseball writer since 1990. Follow him on Twitter @Marathoner and read and join other baseball fans on his MLB.com/blogs hub. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Judge called out at 2nd after odd sequence

Wild caught-stealing play ends fourth following baserunning blunder

Judge called out at 2nd after odd sequence

NEW YORK -- The Astros and Yankees were involved in one of the more bizarre replay reviews you'll ever see during the fourth inning of Game 4 of the American League Championship Series on Tuesday, a 6-4 Yankees win that knotted the series at 2-2.

ALCS Game 4: Wednesday, 5 p.m. ET/4 CT on FS1

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Jane Lee has been a reporter for MLB.com since 2010. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

ALCS Game 4: A.J. Hinch postgame interview

ALCS Game 4: A.J. Hinch postgame interview

Q. Start with McCullers, obviously exceeded all expectations.

A.J. HINCH: He was awesome. And really proud of him because I know how important this start was for him. He has had an up-and-down season, but who can top the first half, All-Star, 2A. A very difficult second half for him, and not knowing he was going to be in the rotation, his first relief outing in Boston.

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Reliever Green an unsung hero again in Gm. 4

Converted starter earns first postseason win with two solid innings

Reliever Green an unsung hero again in Gm. 4

NEW YORK -- The Yankees find themselves two wins away from the Fall Classic, thanks in part to unsung hero Chad Green, who held the Astros in check in the late innings and picked up the victory in Game 4 on Tuesday, a 6-4 Yankees win. The right-hander pitched two solid innings, allowing one hit and an unearned run, with two strikeouts.

ALCS Game 5: Wednesday, 5 p.m. ET on FS1

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Bill Ladson has been a reporter for MLB.com since 2002 and does a podcast, Newsmakers. He also could be found on Twitter @WashingNats. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Gurriel clears bases with sixth-inning double

Catcher's interference by Romine aids Astros in Game 4

Gurriel clears bases with sixth-inning double

NEW YORK -- Yuli Gurriel gave the Astros a 3-0 lead with a bases-clearing double in the sixth inning in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series on Tuesday.

The Astros were gifted two walks in the inning, which sandwiched a catcher's interference, setting up Gurriel's line drive down the left-field line as he improved to 12-for-29 at the plate this postseason. The Astros lost, 6-4, and the ALCS presented by Camping World is tied at two games apiece.

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Jane Lee is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Astros-Yanks ALCS Game 4: In Real Life

Astros-Yanks ALCS Game 4: In Real Life

The Yankees rallied from four runs down to beat the Astros, 6-4, in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World. The victory evened the series at two games apiece.

MLB.com was on the scene in and around Yankee Stadium.

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Country star Brett Eldredge is a huge Cubs fan and he has the adorable throwback video to prove it

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Country star Brett Eldredge is a huge Cubs fan and he has the adorable throwback video to prove it

By now, you're probably well aware of the abundance of high-profile Cubs fans, among them Bill Murray, Bob Newhart, John Cusack, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and more.

Country star Brett Eldredge also ranks among the most passionate celebrity Cubs fans, and -- like theirs -- his passion runs deep. How deep? Well, he shared a video on Instagram a few hours before his Cubs took on the Dodgers in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series presented by Camping World on Tuesday that tells the full, adorable story.

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Wood's statement '17 leads to Game 4 start

Wood's statement '17 leads to Game 4 start

CHICAGO -- At Dodgers camp this spring, Alex Wood spent a month and a half locked in a fierce competition for a place in the starting rotation. Wood had impressed out of the bullpen at the end of the 2016 season, but he made it clear to the club that he envisioned himself as a starter.

NLCS Game 4: Wednesday, 9 p.m. ET/6 PT on TBS

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AJ Cassavell is in his seventh season as a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @ajcassavell. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Rested and fresh, Arrieta eager for G4 start

Rested and fresh, Arrieta eager for G4 start

CHICAGO -- The Cubs came into the National League Championship Series tired and taxed, their rotation and bullpen worn down by heavy usage in early October.

NLCS Game 4: Wednesday, 9 p.m. ET/8 CT on TBS

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Anthony DiComo has covered the Mets for MLB.com since 2008. Follow him on Twitter @AnthonyDiComo and Facebook. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Chase Headley fell down on his big eighth-inning hit but scrambled to escape the rundown

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Chase Headley fell down on his big eighth-inning hit but scrambled to escape the rundown

Chase Headley wasn't tabbed for the Yankees' starting lineup in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World, but Joe Girardi called his name to pinch-hit in a key moment. Todd Frazier had singled to lead off the bottom of the eighth inning with the Yankees trailing the Astros, 4-2, and Girardi wanted Headley to step in for Austin Romine.

The 11-year veteran came through, lacing Joe Musgrove's pitch to deep left-center field for what seemed like a fairly easy extra-base hit. There was only one problem -- Headley lost his footing while rounding first base.

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Yuli Gurriel and his younger brother, Lourdes, both had good days at the plate on Tuesday

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Yuli Gurriel and his younger brother, Lourdes, both had good days at the plate on Tuesday

Astros infielder Yuli Gurriel and his younger brother, Lourdes Gurriel -- a second baseman in the Blue Jays system -- have a lot in common. Let's count the ways: 

- They're brothers

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AL, NL Reliever of the Year finalists revealed

Giles, Kimbrel, Robertson in AL; Davis, Jansen, Knebel in NL

AL, NL Reliever of the Year finalists revealed

The Mariano Rivera American League Reliever of the Year Award and the Trevor Hoffman National League Reliever of the Year Award, both presented by The Hartford, are scheduled to be presented Oct. 28 at Game 4 of the 113th World Series.

Everyone knows how important bullpens are in Major League Baseball these days, but can everyone agree on which two relievers should receive this important hardware from those legendary closers at the big ceremony?

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Mark Newman is enterprise editor of MLB.com and a baseball writer since 1990. Follow him on Twitter @Marathoner and read and join other baseball fans on his MLB.com/blogs hub. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Carlos Correa played with Yuli Gurriel's hair in the dugout after Gurriel's double, and it was precious

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Carlos Correa played with Yuli Gurriel's hair in the dugout after Gurriel's double, and it was precious

The Astros had a successful top half of the sixth inning on Tuesday as they battled it out against the Yankees in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World. Much of this came courtesy of Yuli Gurriel, who jacked a line drive to left field for a three-run double.

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Duke would welcome return to Cardinals

Lefty performed well after return from Tommy John surgery

Duke would welcome return to Cardinals

ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals' desire to retool their bullpen this winter has already led them to show interest in re-signing free-agent-to-be Juan Nicasio, who spent the final four weeks of the 2017 season with St. Louis. But could they also target another reliever soon to come off their 40-man roster?

Zach Duke, a 13-year veteran and one of four Cardinals due to enter free agency at the conclusion of the World Series, intends to continue pitching, and his expedited return from Tommy John surgery gave Duke the opportunity to show that he still can.

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Jenifer Langosch has covered the Cardinals for MLB.com since 2012, and previously covered the Pirates from 2007-11. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Let's look back at some of Aaron Judge's best defensive plays from the year

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Let's look back at some of Aaron Judge's best defensive plays from the year

Throughout the regular season, Aaron Judge was best known for his ability to hit dingers and to hit them a long way. He earned that reputation as primarily a power hitter for good reason: He won the T-Mobile Home Run Derby and set a rookie single-season record with 52 regular-season home runs.

Judge's postseason has been primarily composed of great plays in the field, including two catches that left the right-field wall worse for the wear. But this isn't new for Judge; he's been making great catches all year. Let's use this defensive outburst, then, as an occasion to appreciate his work throughout the regular season.

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Mike Petriello

Heyward's dive into first probably didn't cost Cubs

Home-to-first in 4.29 seconds was close to his 2017 best

Heyward's dive into first probably didn't cost Cubs

It's easy to forget now, but the Cubs briefly held a lead in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series presented by Camping World on Sunday. Rich Hill held Chicago scoreless through the first four innings, then allowed a leadoff home run to Addison Russell to start the fifth. Justin Turner tied it up in the bottom of the fifth, where it remained until Turner came back up in the ninth and… well, you know.

During that brief span where it was 1-0 Cubs, immediately after Russell's home run, there was a somewhat controversial play that merits further investigation. Jason Heyward grounded to first baseman Cody Bellinger, but Hill wasn't able to cover first, forcing Bellinger to take it himself. Bellinger dived into the bag, head-first. So did Heyward, who was out by a fraction of a second. Would it have been different if he'd run all the way through?

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Mike Petriello is an analyst for MLB.com and the host of the Statcast podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.