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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:00:00 EDTThe 112th World Series is underway as the Cubs and Indians begin their quests for an elusive title in Game 1 of the Fall Classic. And we are on the scene at Progressive Field, taking it all in following the first pitch.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:25:08 EDTWatch live on FOX as the Cubs and Indians begin their highly anticipated World Series matchup in Cleveland. Jon Lester takes on Corey Kluber in Game 1.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 22:45:59 EDTThe Cubs are in the World Series for the first time since 1945. Celebrate now with official gear from MLBShop.com.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:33:22 EDTPrior to Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday, Cubs manager Joe Maddon met with Jason Heyward. For the second straight postseason game, Heyward was not in the starting lineup. Maddon opted to have Chris Coghlan in right field in hopes of generating more offense.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:15:08 EDTFrancisco Lindor on one side. Javier Baez on the other. The energy, atmosphere and anticipation all electric. What? You think we're talking about Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night at Progressive Field? No, no, although that'll be cool, too.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:55:58 EDTCubs calendar may have predicted Schwarber's return
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 03:12:23 EDTKris Bryant, Kyle Hendricks, Jon Lester, Addison Russell and Anthony Rizzo are vying for top honors in the 2016 Esurance MLB Awards. Vote to help the Cubs win big.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:03:29 EDTThe Cubs had just secured their first World Series appearance since 1945, and as Saturday night became early Sunday morning, Dexter Fowler could not stop scrolling through Twitter. As he sifted through the congratulations and the celebrating fans, he came across a surprising fact.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 22:49:26 EDTHere are the start times for the 2016 World Series, which begins tonight in Cleveland, where the Indians will host the Cubs.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:58:07 EDTDid a '93 yearbook quote predict a Cubs title in '16?
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:30:03 EDTAll it took was two games, some batting practice and lots of hard work over the season by Kyle Schwarber to make it to the World Series. Schwarber, who has spent the year rehabbing from a knee injury suffered in the third game of the season, was added to the Cubs' playoff roster.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 03:12:46 EDTWho do the Cubs have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Chicago's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTHow did the Cubs' Anthony Rizzo deal with his early postseason struggles? It involves more than Matt Szczur's bat. "The only comment we shared was Rizzo came up to me and said, 'Addy, congrats,'" Cubs shortstop Addison Russell said Monday. "I was like, 'Congrats for what?' And he said, 'Congrats on getting as many hits as me.'"
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:06:08 EDTKyle Schwarber has been ahead of the pack throughout his brief pro career, and now he's being issued his biggest challenge. Don't be surprised if the kid from Indiana University pulls it off.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:43:58 EDTThe world looks much different since the last time the Cubs won the World Series in October 1908. Here are just a few things that have changed.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTIt's not as if Chicago's coterie of young players -- Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo -- need any added incentive. But to a man on Monday, they said they'd love to send out David Ross with a World Series title.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 01:59:34 EDTAlthough the Indians and Cubs have shared the field just 18 times -- this will be their first meeting in the postseason -- there are a few instances where that history intertwines.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:50:30 EDTAt Joe Maddon's first news conference of the World Series, the Cubs' ultra-progressive manager was asked about those who have influenced him most.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTGame 1 of the World Series at Progressive Field will have something of a familiar feeling for Cubs pitching coach Chris Bosio. He started Game 5 of the 1995 American League Championship Series in this stadium for the Mariners against the Indians.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:00:50 EDTA collection of MLB.com analysts, columnists and reporters shared their thoughts on who will come out on top in the 112th World Series, between the Cubs and the Indians.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:09:53 EDTThis year's World Series matchup between the Cubs and the Indians might be the most compelling we've seen in a long time. In addition to the extensive World Series droughts for both clubs, we also have two rosters loaded with recognizable stars, including Kris Bryant, Francisco Lindor, Jon Lester, Corey Kluber and many more.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTIt will be Joe Maddon's Cubs against Terry Francona's Indians when the 112th World Series begins tonight at Progressive Field, and this is not the first time the two have been the last men standing.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:05:41 EDTAfter the GM/manager duo of Theo Epstein and Terry Francona teamed up in 2004 to reverse the Red Sox's curse, they meet again in '16 with more history on the line. Epstein's Cubs haven't won a World Series in 108 years. Francona's Indians haven't won one in 68 years. Their curse-breaking abilities are about to be put to the test, and only one of these friends is going to come out on top.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:35:04 EDTTeammates in the Arizona Fall League, prospects from the Cubs and Indians are experiencing their teams' postseason runs together.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:20 EDTIndians legends Kenny Lofton and Carlos Baerga are scheduled to throw out the ceremonial first pitches before Games 1 and 2, respectively, of the World Series that begins tonight against the Cubs at Progressive Field.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:46:19 EDTCubs manager Joe Maddon addresses the media the day before Game 1 of the World Series against the Indians.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:12:20 EDTVote on the best plays from the Championship Series
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:56:46 EDTCubs left-hander Jon Lester addresses the media the day before Game 1 of the World Series against the Indians.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:00:03 EDTThe 112th World Series will be one of Major League Baseball's largest platforms to showcase its many year-round community initiatives, creating opportunities to spread goodwill messages ranging from youth sports participation to cancer awareness to public service to social justice to environmental responsibility.