Wild Thing will have to stay in the bullpen during the World Series. While actor Charlie Sheen, who played Ricky ''Wild Thing'' Vaughn in the movie ''Major League'' offered to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before one of this year's World…TOM WITHERS (AP Sports Writer)
The Chicago Cubs closed in on their first World Series trip since 1945 by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 on Thursday in Game 5 of their National League playoff. Jon Lester pitched seven sharp innings , Addison Russell hit a tiebreaking homer…BETH HARRIS (AP Sports Writer)
Fred Washington has been surrounded by numbers and cities for decades. When his beloved Chicago Cubs scored three in the first, Washington put the crooked number in the right spot. When the Cardinals jumped all over the Pirates, Washington told…JAY COHEN (AP Sports Writer)
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Vin Scully has returned to Dodger Stadium for the first time since ending his 67-year career behind the microphone.
The Chicago Cubs are trying to do something that hasn't happened in the lifetime of anyone born in the last 108 years: win a World Series. If you didn't know Chicago was once home to scores of celebrities, you do after tuning into the game. Here,…DON BABWIN and CARYN ROUSSEAU (Associated Press)