10/25/2016 | After World Series Game 1: IRL
The 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.
10/25/2016 | Corey, Corey, hallelujah: Tribe wins big G1
Corey 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.
10/25/2016 | Lester laments early wildness in Game 1 loss
Jon 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.
10/25/2016 | Threat of rain has Game 2 bumped up to 7 ET
With 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.
10/25/2016 | Oct. 25 Joe Maddon postgame interview
Manager 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.
10/25/2016 | Schwarber doesn't skip a beat in impressive return
Kyle 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.
10/25/2016 | During Game 1: IRL
The 112th World Series got underway as the Cubs and Indians began their quests for an elusive title in Game 1 of the Fall Classic, which Cleveland won, 6-0. And we were on the scene at Progressive Field, taking it all in following the first pitch.
10/25/2016 | Maddon: Cubs 'not giving up' on Heyward
Before the Cubs' 6-0 loss in 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.
10/25/2016 | Cubs to rely on Arrieta to knot WS in Game 2
After 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.
10/25/2016 | Before World Series Game 1: IRL
The 112th World Series gets underway tonight 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, around Cleveland and at Progressive Field, taking it all in as first pitch fast approaches.
10/25/2016 | World Series Game 1 starting lineups: Cubs vs. Indians
Here are the starting lineups for Game 1 of the World Series, to be played tonight between the Cubs and Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland.
10/25/2016 | Sutcliffe among alumni for both WS clubs
Although 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.
10/24/2016 | Schwarber's skills could be big boost for Cubs
Kyle 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.
10/24/2016 | MLB.com experts predict the World Series
The 112th World Series is almost ready to begin, with the Cubs and the Indians set to get things going with Game 1 at Progressive Field. As we await first pitch, a collection of MLB.com analysts, columnists and reporters shared their thoughts on who will come out on top.
10/24/2016 | Bat change just part of Rizzo's turnaround
How 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.'"
10/24/2016 | Way back when: The world in 1908
The 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.
10/24/2016 | Playoffs in Cleveland? Bosio's been there
Game 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.
10/24/2016 | Maddon hopes to best former Red Sox rival Francona
It 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.
10/24/2016 | Old school or new school, Maddon's your guy
At Joe Maddon's first news conference of the World Series, the Cubs' ultra-progressive manager was asked about those who have influenced him most.
10/24/2016 | In Fall League, World Series foes are teammates
Teammates in the Arizona Fall League, prospects from the Cubs and Indians are experiencing their teams' postseason runs together.
10/24/2016 | Cubs want to make 'grandpa' Ross proud
It'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.
10/24/2016 | Oct. 24 Jon Lester workout day interview
Cubs left-hander Jon Lester addresses the media the day before Game 1 of the World Series against the Indians.
10/24/2016 | 6 moves that got Tribe, Cubs to the Series
This 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.
10/24/2016 | Oct. 24 Joe Maddon workout day interview
Cubs manager Joe Maddon addresses the media the day before Game 1 of the World Series against the Indians.
10/24/2016 | Baez, Lindor have special baseball connection
Francisco 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.
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