2017 NLDS schedule: Chicago Cubs vs. Washington Nationals

The Chicago Cubs are officially going back to the postseason with their NL Central-clinching win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.

Chicago trailed 1-0 heading into the 7th inning before scoring five unanswered runs en-route to a 5-1 victory. The win helped them clinch the NL Central for the second-straight season.

Chicago Cubs 2017 NL Central Champs Gear

Chicago Cubs 2017 NL Central Champs Gear

It was also just the second time in franchise history the Cubs were going to the playoffs in three-straight seasons.

The Cubs will matchup with the Washington Nationals in the NLDS beginning a week from Friday. Here’s the full schedule of the series:

  • Game 1: Cubs at Nationals, Oct. 6
  • Game 2: Cubs at Nationals, Oct. 7
  • Game 3: Nationals at Cubs, Oct. 9
  • Game 4: Nationals at Cubs. Oct. 10*
  • Game 5: Cubs at Nationals, Oct. 12*

* — If If necessary.

Start times and broadcast information are yet to be announced as is the postseason rosters and rotations. But the Cubs can expect to see Max Scherzer in Game 1 and then likely again in Game 5 if it reaches that far.

The teams met seven times in the regular season with the Nationals winning the series 4-3.

Check back for more on this series as it becomes available.


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