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The fifth and deciding game will be played Thursday in Washington. The winner advances to the NL Championship Series to face the Los Angeles Dodgers.
CHICAGO — After the Nationals won Game 4 of the National League Division Series on Wednesday night, Manager Dusty Baker refused to announce his starter for Game 5 Thursday. He knew how that looked.
The NLDS is going back to Washington. Thanks to Stephen Strasburg’s brilliant start and a late grand slam off the bat of Michael A. Taylor, the Nationals topped the Cubs, 5–0, in Game 4 of the NLDS to avoid elimination and force a winner-take-all Game 5 in the nation’s capital on Thursday night.
Then everything flipped on Wednesday morning: Strasburg would in fact start, thanks to new and improved cocktail of antibiotics and medicine. Whether it was that or an unhealthy dose of peer pressure that forced Strasburg to the mound on a frigid, rainy day at Wrigley Field, we don’t know. But there he was, trying his best to force a Game 5 back in Washington..