The city of Chicago is certainly celebrating their hometown Cubs making it to a third consecutive NLCS appearance, but there is an argument to be made that Los Angeles should join them in exuberance. The Nationals can hit top to bottom, and their pitching staff is far more intimidating than Chicago’s. 

There is no doubt that the road ahead won’t be easy for either team, but the Dodgers may already hold a mental advantage over their new opponent. 

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