Dodgers Prepare For NLCS Game 1 With The Cubs

COVERAGE OF THE FIRES CONTINUES ON CBS 2 AT 6:30 WITH THE CBS "EVENING NEWS.

" JEFF: TO BASEBALL THE DODGERS FACE THE CUBS IN THE NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES.

ANDREA: JIM HILL IS LIVE WITH MORE ON THE REMATCH.

JIM? REPORTER: IT'S GOING TO BE A REMATCH THAT IS FOR SURE.

WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT IT, IT IS THE DODGERS AND LAST YEAR THE CUBS BEAT THE DODGERS IN SIX GAMES ON THEIR WAY TO WINNING THE FIRST WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP IN 108 YEARS, WHICH IS UNBELIEVABLE.

REVENGE ON THE MINDS, IT JUST MAY BE.

THE DODGERS LOOK FOR FIRST CHAMPIONSHIP SINCE 1988, BUT MANAGER DAVE ROBERTS TOLD US TODAY HE'S FOCUSED ON THE TASK AT HAND, GAME ONE, SET FOR TOMORROW NIGHT.

IT'S VERY CLEAR WHAT OUR ULTIMATE GOAL, IS BUT OUR GUYS ALL YEAR LONG, DONE A GOOD JOB NOT GETTING AHEAD OF THEMSELVES, OUR ONLY FOCUS IS TOMORROW AND WHATEVER WE CAN DO TO WIN A BASEBALL GAME TOMORROW, THAT IS THE MIND-SET OR THE FORMULA THAT GOT US THROUGH THE EBBS AND FLOWS OF THE SEASON.

REPORTER: NOW, TOMMY LASORDA IS THE LAST MANAGER TO LEAD THE DODGERS TO A WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP.

HE WAS HONORED IN CELEBRATION OF HIS RECENT 90th BIRTHDAY AND MADE VERY CLEAR HIS EXPECTATIONS FOR THE DODGERS THIS YEAR.

THANK YOU FOR THE HONOR, AND MAY GOD BLESS EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU AND IF THE DODGERS DON'T WIN THIS TIME, I THINK I'M GOING TO KILL MYSELF.

[ LAUGHTER ] REPORTER: NOW WE ALL KNOW TOMMY LIKES TO JOKE A LOT.

BUT WHAT IS NOT A JOKE, WE'LL.