While the New York Yankees won for a third straight time, the Chicago Cubs were winning for the first time as we get closer to determining the World Series participants.

The Cubs staved off elimination beating the Dodgers 3-2.

Javier Baez and Willson Contreras hit home runs while Jake Arrieta was solid on the hill.

The Cubs and Dodgers play one more time at Wrigley Field and Chicago must win to keep the sereis alive.

Meanwhile, in the ALCS the NY Yankees keep winning, 5-0 over the Astros and now lead the series 3-2.

Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven shutout innings. Gary Sanchez hit a home run while Aaron Judge, Greg Bird and Didi Gregorius drove in runs.

This series now goes back to Houston for game six Friday night.