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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:00:39 EDTEach of the past 14 times the home team took Game 1 of the World Series, that team hoisted a championship trophy in the end. If the Cubs want to snap that streak after a 6-0 loss to Corey Kluber, Andrew Miller, Cody Allen and the Indians on Tuesday, the historical record suggests they would do well to win Game 2.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 03:46:32 EDTWith rain in the forecast for northeastern Ohio on Wednesday night, Major League Baseball has bumped up the scheduled first pitch of Game 2 of the World Series to 7 p.m. ET, one hour earlier than the original start.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 03:11:57 EDTCorey Kluber walked off the mound to a thunderous ovation from his Progressive Field audience on Tuesday night. The Indians ace was overpowering on the World Series' overwhelming stage, delivering a classic performance against the Cubs that put Cleveland three wins away from baseball's promised land. In a 6-0 Game 1 victory, Kluber sliced his way through Chicago's lineup in a vintage outing, piling up nine strikeouts in six-plus brilliant innings.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:12:00 EDTAs the Cubs and Indians attempt to make history, load up on official World Series gear from MLBShop.com.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 03:07:22 EDTWith a combined World Series championship drought of 176 years still going and a combined pennant drought just ended at 89 years, the Indians and Cubs aren't exactly accustomed to having time sped up on them. But that's just what has happened for Game 2 of this Fall Classic.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:46:00 EDTEach FOX broadcast of the World Series between the Cubs and Indians will be streamed live to eligible subscribers for only $9.99 with the MLB.TV Postseason package.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 02:50:51 EDTIndians catcher Roberto Perez stole strikes from a star-powered Cubs lineup, and then he downright stole the show with two home runs, something he had never done as a professional.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:30:33 EDTLindor, Baez joke around at second base
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 02:25:14 EDTKyle Schwarber estimated that he saw about 1,300 pitches from the pitching machine while working out in Arizona. He set it to the nastiest setting available, to try and retrain his eyes to seeing Major League pitching. Of course, there is no setting that can replicate the two-seamer of Corey Kluber or the dominant slider from Andrew Miller.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:44:28 EDTCorey Kluber didn't dominate Game 1 of the World Series only by missing bats, he did so by forcing Anthony Rizzo into doing the exact thing the Cubs' slugger didn't want to do: pop out, three times. Not only that, Kluber made him do it on nearly the same pitch each time.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:37:19 EDTShould the Indians be America's Sweethearts instead of the Cubs? They sure look the part.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:00:00 EDTThere were 2,427 Major League Baseball games streamed live on MLB.TV in the 2016 regular season, resulting in memorable performances not just by players but also by announcers who had to live up to the moments. Five of those broadcasts produced a candidate truly worthy of your consideration in the category of Best Call, TV/Radio.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 04:18:40 EDTThe Indians got one step closer to celebrating the franchise's first World Series title since 1948 with a 6-0 win over the Cubs in Game 1 at Progressive Field on Tuesday night, thanks in large part to clutch performances from starting pitcher Corey Kluber, reliever Andrew Miller and catcher Roberto Perez.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 02:11:24 EDTAndrew Miller's strikeout of David Ross capped a bases-loaded escape in the seventh inning of Cleveland's 6-0 World Series Game 1 win Tuesday over the Cubs. Skirting a second Chicago rally one inning later, Miller completed what may end up being his signature postseason performance.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 02:35:58 EDTFrancisco Lindor has been one of the best all-around players in the Majors almost since the day he was called up to the big leagues in 2015, but playing on baseball's biggest stage can elevate even the most elite of statuses.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:02:54 EDTThe Indians' Corey Kluber and Roberto Perez address the media after Game 1 of the World Series.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:17:14 EDTLeBron and D-Wade make World Series bet official
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 02:54:26 EDTAndrew Miller calls Corey Kluber "a man of few words." Sure, but in this October, in his first extended opportunity to show the baseball world at large what they might have missed in his AL Cy Young Award season of 2014, Kluber has combined with Miller to level the playing field for a short-handed Tribe team that is now just three wins away from its first World Series title in 68 years.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:59:28 EDTTerry Francona still has never lost as a World Series manager.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 04:47:50 EDTCheck out MLBPipeline.com's updated Top 100 list for the 2016 season, including breakdowns by team and position.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:50:20 EDTWith the bases loaded and two outs, Jose Ramirez hit a dribbler to push across the first run of Cleveland's 6-0 victory over the Cubs, and he'd go on to record a three-hit night.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 02:43:03 EDTAfterward, Cubs manager Joe Maddon had no regrets about any of it. He stuck up for his decisions. He stuck up for the results, too.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:24:24 EDTCavs fans rooted on Indians from arena
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:02:22 EDTHere are the start times for the 2016 World Series between the Cubs and Indians.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:42:44 EDTThe Indians struck the first blow of the 2016 World Series, shutting out the Cubs, 6-0, in Tuesday's night's Game 1 at Progressive Field. Here are some facts and figures to know from the Fall Classic opener.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 02:52:51 EDTAfter an historic run in the second half of 2015 that propelled him to the National League Cy Young Award and a dominant first half this season, Jake Arrieta spent much of the second half looking, well, above average.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 03:14:22 EDTA bloody finger has largely defined Trevor Bauer's postseason to this point, offering seemingly endless fodder for everyone other than Bauer, who is ready to flip the script when he returns to the mound Wednesday for a World Series Game 2 start against the Cubs opposite Jake Arrieta, with the Tribe trying to take a 2-0 Series lead.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:15:17 EDTCleveland right-hander Corey Kluber worked into the seventh inning and finished his World Series debut with nine K's over six frames, four hits, and no walks as the Indians defeated the Cubs, 6-0, at Progressive Field.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 02:31:17 EDTAfter Corey Kluber outpitched Jon Lester in Game 1, the Indians and Cubs are ready to square off again in a pivotal Game 2 of the World Series at Progressive Field on Wednesday. In Game 2, Trevor Bauer returns to the mound for Cleveland looking to open a commanding 2-0 series lead, but he'll have a tough task ahead, facing the Cubs' Jake Arrieta.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 02:41:57 EDTCorey Kluber struck out eight batters through the first three innings of World Series Game 1 against the Cubs, becoming the first in Fall Classic history to accomplish that feat.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 02:13:47 EDTJon Lester wasn't upset about Roberto Perez's home run in the fourth. He wasn't even rattled by Francisco Lindor's dancing on the bases. What did tick off the Cubs lefty were the back-to-back walks he issued in the first inning Tuesday night against the Indians in Game 1 of the World Series, a 6-0 Cubs loss at Progressive Field.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:04:34 EDTThe Indians claimed Game 1 of the 112th World Series, 6-0, on Tuesday night, striking first against the Cubs as both clubs began their pursuit of an elusive championship. We are on the scene at Progressive Field, where the Fall Classic will resume Wednesday night at 7 ET.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:58:20 EDTIt is exactly 249 feet from the Left Field District gates at Progressive Field and the neighboring entrance to Quicken Loans Arena, and on Tuesday night, that stretch was a place unlike any other in professional sports history.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:49:19 EDTProgressive Field came blazing to life during the first inning of World Series Game 1 on Tuesday, when the Indians took advantage of Jon Lester's shakiness to take an early lead over the Cubs en route to a 6-0 victory.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:10:33 EDTLofton takes a selfie before his Game 1 first pitch
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:52:32 EDTIndians manager Terry Francona addresses the media after Game 1 of the World Series.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:54:43 EDTIndians fan flies all the way from Maui for Game 1
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:19:08 EDTDJ mashes up Chance the Rapper with 'Go Cubs Go'
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:07:47 EDTCorey Kluber's record-setting 8 K's, all in one GIF
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:14:23 EDTManager Joe Maddon addresses the media after the Cubs' 6-0 loss to the Indians on Tuesday night in Game 1 of the World Series in Cleveland.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:28:33 EDTThe distant past and the distant future were both on Commissioner Rob Manfred's mind Tuesday as he greeted a gym floor full of kids who attended a Play Ball event at the Luis Munoz Marin Dual Language School, a Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland location 10 minutes from the World Series at Progressive Field.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:56:21 EDTKenny Lofton, a member of the Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame, the Tribe's 1995 American League championship team and the 2003 Cubs squad that reached the National League Championship Series, threw out the first pitch prior to Game 1 of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field on Tuesday night.
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 14:58:07 EDTDid a '93 yearbook quote predict Cubs title?
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:05:05 EDTCleveland writer loses bet, swims in Lake Erie
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:50:53 EDTKimmel had POTUS, 'Harry Caray' to cheer on the Cubs
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:24:56 EDTSights and sounds at World Series Game 1