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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:51:24 PDT
The Toronto Blue Jays expect to make qualifying offers to potential free agents Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion but have yet to decide whether to make the same offer to outfielder Michael Saunders. The price of a qualifying offer this year is $17.2 million. Bautista, Encarnacion and Saunders are among nine potential free agents on Toronto's roster.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 15:47:18 PDT
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Indians ace Corey Kluber will start Game 1 of the World Series against the Chicago Cubs.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:28:16 PDT
Kyle Schwarber smiled and held his arms in the air, his teammates spraying him with champagne. The Chicago Cubs had just won their first NL pennant in 71 years, and the slugger was at the heart of the party. Moments after Chicago closed out the NL Championship Series at an electric Wrigley Field, the biggest question for the Cubs shifted all the way across the country to Mesa, where Schwarber is making an impressive comeback from major left knee surgery in April.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:08:20 PDTIndians second baseman Jason Kipnis sprained his left ankle during a postgame celebration in the AL playoffs, but is expected to be ready for Game 1 of the World Series. Francona says he expects Kipnis to be OK for the World Series opener on Tuesday night at home against the Chicago Cubs.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:55:38 PDT
Two of Cleveland's stars from the 1990s, Kenny Lofton and Carlos Baerga, will throw out ceremonial first pitches at the World Series.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:24:02 PDTCLEVELAND (AP) -- John Hirschbeck will be the umpire crew chief for the World Series and Larry Vanover will call balls and strikes for Game 1.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:39:06 PDT
Any other year, against any other team, the Cleveland Indians would be the sentimental choice in this year's World Series. The lovable Cubbies, who captured the nation's heart by exorcising curses and winning their first NL pennant since 1945 on Saturday night and are aiming for their first Series title since 1908, are a popular pick. The oddsmakers in Las Vegas have pegged the Cubs as heavy favorites going into Game 1 on Tuesday night.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:15:37 PDTNEW YORK (AP) -- ��� Former Major League pitcher Curt Schilling is joining the Breitbart News Network as host of the conservative organization's first online radio show.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:14:32 PDT
Kris Bryant says he gets chills every time the fans at Wrigley Field shower him with ''MVP!'' chants. If anything can overwhelm these kid Cubbies, they haven't faced it yet. Bryant was one of five players 24 or younger in the starting lineup for the Cubs during Game 6 of the NL Championship Series, and that group is showing maturity beyond its years.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 22:20:47 PDT
Anthony Rizzo caught the ball for the final out and Wrigley Field erupted. ''I'm sleeping with this thing tonight,'' the Chicago Cubs first baseman told the pulsating crowd moments later, kissing the prized souvenir. With fans chanting, singing and waving those Ws, shaking the century-old ballpark and jamming the streets of Wrigleyville, the Cubs celebrated a moment many of their faithful wondered whether they would ever see.