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About Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

There are some long standing rivalries in major league sports but it appears that new rivalries are capable of forming too. The Chicago Cubs appear to have created the newest rivalry in MLB when they destroyed the World Series hopes of the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2016. In recent years both the Cubs and the Dodgers have had very good line-ups, with both teams introducing many successful young players to their rosters. This year, the Dodgers will be eager to beat the defending World Champions, potentially kicking off a new cross-divisional rivalry.

The Cubs and the Dodgers – The Game that Changed Everything

The Cubs and the Dodgers haven’t historically been rivals but as any sports fan knows, a single game can change that.

The Cubs Progress to the 2016 World Series

The Cubs beat the Dodgers in Game 6 of the NL Championship Series and headed for the World Series in 2016. This was a massive victory for the Cubs who hadn’t qualified for the World Series since 1945. But the loss was obviously a tough one for the Dodgers to come to terms with, especially after getting so close to the World Series Championship. This grueling loss may be the start of one of the most dynamic rivalries in the MLB.

The Statistical Breakdown of their Encounters

The Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers have faced off against one another on 2099 occasions. Here is how the Cubs have performed against the Dodgers.

Games Played Losses Wins Wins %age Home Wins-Losses Away Wins-Losses
2099 1049 1036 .497 558-494 478-555

In all of the times that the Cubs have played against the Dodgers, they have scored 8967 runs and allowed a total of 8997 runs against them. In terms of the postseason, the two teams have met once in 2008. They played the NL Division Series against each other and the Cubs lost 3-0. Top Players for the Cubs and the Dodgers

Both the Cubs and the Dodgers have impressive current line-ups featuring a good mix of young talent as well as experienced veterans. They’ve also historically had some incredible players on each side. The Cubs boast talents like Kris Bryant, the Infielder who became MVP in 2016, Jon Lester, an incredible pitcher, and Kyle Hendricks, a pitcher who is an excellent candidate for the Cy Young award. The Dodgers have Clayton Kershaw, one of the best pitchers in the MLB. He was MVP in 2014. Corey Seager, the young shortstop who has been hailed as one of the best in the league, and Cody Bellinger, the young slugger Dodgers fans pin their hopes on.

The Cubs and the Dodgers Face-off

The upcoming MLB season will be a massive one for the Cubs and the Dodgers. As the defending World Champions, the Cubs will be eager to defend their title while the Dodgers will be looking to dethrone the Cubs. If you want to see these two teams faceoff against one another, get your Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers tickets as soon as possible. Check the Chicago Cubs Schedule and the Los Angeles Dodgers Schedule. Also look into the respective venues seating charts at both Wrigley Field and Dodger Stadium to get the best seats. Get cheap Chicago Cubs Los Angeles Dodgers tickets here. You wouldn’t want to miss these games.

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