Hiroki Kuroda

Cubs' Lackey misses chance at win

Cubs' Lackey misses chance at win

John Lackey, Chicago’s starter Wednesday, didn’t last long enough to get the win even though the Cubs cruised to a 10-2 victory at Dodger Stadium in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series.

The veteran right-hander was replaced in the fifth inning when, with the Cubs up 5-0, he issued back-to-back walks to Andrew Toles and pinch-hitter Andre Ethier.

Lackey was bidding to become the first pitcher to win postseason games with four teams. He won two games with the St. Louis Cardinals, three with the Boston Red Sox and three with the Angels.

The big win for the Angels came in Game 7 of the 2002 World Series against the San Francisco...