DIAMONDBACKS WIN SERIES 3-0

Big-Time 'Backs
Big-Time 'Backs
The numbers don't add up, and their players were supposed to be too young. But don't tell that to the Diamondbacks, who advanced to their first NLCS since 2001. Jayson Stark
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Scouting Reports

Keith Law on the Cubs

"[Derrek] Lee ... has his own troubles. In a normal season he's one of the five best hitters in the league, but until September of this year, his power wasn't anywhere near what he's capable of showing. "
• Complete scouting reports: Cubs Insider | D-backs Insider

Inside Edge

Check out the full-roster report cards on the Cubs and Diamondbacks and all the post-Game 3 links:
• Hill: Postgame | Report Card | Command
• Hernandez: Postgame | Report Card | Command
• Hitting report cards: Cubs | Diamondbacks

Team Stats

ARIvs.CHC
.266BA.194
16R6
4SB1
6HR1
27K35
2.00ERA5.76
BATTINGPITCHING
Series Stats
ARI | CHCARI | CHC
Season Stats
ARI | CHCARI | CHC
Head-To-Head Stats
ARI | CHCARI | CHC
Postseason: Batting Stats | Pitching Stats

Expert Picks

Gammons
Gammons
Stark
Stark
Phillips
Phillips
Neyer
Neyer
Olney
Olney
Cubs
3-1
Cubs
3-2
Cubs
3-1
Cubs
3-1
Cubs
3-1
Law
Law
Kurkjian
Kurkjian
Caple
Caple
Bryant
Bryant
Keri
Keri
Cubs
3-2
Cubs
3-2
Cubs
3-1
Diamondbacks
3-2
Diamondbacks
3-1
Complete ESPN expert predictions

Did You Know?

Cubs: The Cubs had the biggest win increase (+19) from last season to this season, going from 66 to 85.

Diamondbacks: The D-backs are the fifth team in the last 25 years to be outscored and win their division in a non-strike season -- joining the '05 Padres, '97 Giants, '87 Twins and '84 Royals. Only the Twins won the World Series.

Featured Comment

    "Great job D-backs. You proved all of the haters wrong like you did all year long. Now it's on to the NLCS."
   -- clsoonersfan

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