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Championship Series Day 8 Open Thread: Cubs go for the pennant

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Clayton Kershaw stands between the Cubs and their first World Series since 1945.

NLCS - Los Angeles Dodgers v Chicago Cubs - Game Two Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

It’s the biggest game at Wrigley Field since 2003 as the Cubs take on the Dodgers in Game 6 of the NLCS, one win away from capturing their first NL pennant in 71 years. A daunting figure aims to snuff them out though, as Clayton Kershaw will get the ball for the Dodgers. This should be a fantastic game with history on the line.

So can the Cubs get the job done, or will the best pitcher in baseball live up to his name again, as he has throughout the 2016 playoffs, and force a Game 7 tomorrow? Find out at 8:08pm on Fox Sports 1.

Enjoy the baseball.

Today's Lineups

Andrew Toles - LF Dexter Fowler - CF
Corey Seager - SS Kris Bryant - 3B
Justin Turner - 3B Anthony Rizzo - 1B
Adrian Gonzalez - 1B Ben Zobrist - LF
Josh Reddick - RF Javier Baez - 2B
Joc Pederson - CF Willson Contreras - C
Yasmani Grandal - C Addison Russell - SS
Chase Utley - 2B Albert Almora - RF
Clayton Kershaw - LHP Kyle Hendricks - RHP