Cubs Advance to NLCS

Anthony Rizzo, Jake Arrieta
Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, right, holds Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta after they defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League wild card baseball game 4-0, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, in Pittsburgh. The Cubs advance to play the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Division Series. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

By JANIE McCAULEY    AP Baseball Writer

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Javier Baez’s tiebreaking single capped a four-run rally in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 6-5 on Tuesday night in Game 4 to win their NL Division Series.

Chasing their first World Series title since 1908, the Cubs will open the NL Championship Series at home Saturday against the Los Angeles Dodgers or Washington Nationals. That matchup is tied 2-all heading into the deciding Game 5 on Thursday.

Held to two hits over eight innings by Matt Moore, the Cubs trailed 5-2 before coming back against a beleaguered bullpen that sabotaged San Francisco one last time.

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