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World Series 2016: 17 minutes that changed Game 7

Game 7 of the World Series between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians was going to extra innings. This instant classic was destined to become one of the greatest postseason games in history. The Progressive Field crowd was electric. Fans of both teams were at the edge of their seats. [embedit snippet="1"] Then, it came to a halt. Umpire and crew chief John Hirschbeck consulted with the Cleveland Indians crew
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World Series: Corey Kluber is the ace the Indians need pitching in Game 7

Game 7 of the World Series will wrap up the 2016 MLB season on Wednesday night in Cleveland. The fate of the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs will come down to one night at Progressive Field in Cleveland, and for two fanbases, it will be either one of two scenarios. One will end either a 108-year or 68-year drought and have a historic celebration. Meanwhile, the other will have another
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World Series 2016: Game 7 Preview

So here we are. It all comes down to this: game 7 of the World Series. Nine innings to figure out whether the Chicago Cubs or Cleveland Indians deserve to be crowned the best team of 2016. Two teams with the longest droughts in MLB history of 108 and 68 years respectively. One fan base will party well into the night; the other will want to forget that tonight even
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World Series 2016: Game 6 Preview

Usually, a World Series matchup is anticipated for a lot of different reasons. This one has something that we rarely see, though: the team with the longest championship drought pitted against the team with the second-longest championship drought. Despite the Cubs victory in game 5, the Cleveland Indians remain in the box seat to win their first World Series since 1948 as they have a strong 3-2 series lead. If
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World Series 2016: Game 5 Preview

Usually, a World Series matchup is anticipated for a lot of different reasons. This one has something that we rarely see, though: the team with the longest championship drought pitted against the team with the second-longest championship drought. The Cleveland Indians are now in the box seat to win their first World Series since 1948 as they have a commanding 3-1 series lead. If they are to go on and
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World Series 2016: Game 4 Preview

Usually, a World Series matchup is anticipated for a lot of different reasons. This one has something that we rarely see, though: the team with the longest championship drought pitted against the team with the second-longest championship drought. In a few days, either the Cleveland Indians or Chicago Cubs will finally hold that trophy aloft for the first time in what must seem like forever. Game 4 will be crucial
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World Series 2016: Game 2 Preview

Usually, a World Series matchup is anticipated for a lot of different reasons. This one has something that we rarely see, though: the team with the longest championship drought pitted against the team with the second-longest championship drought. In a few days, either the Cleveland Indians or Chicago Cubs will finally hold that trophy aloft for the first time in what must seem like forever. Game 2 will provide an
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World Series: 3 Takeaways from Game One

Game one of the World Series has gone to the American League. The Cleveland Indians defeated the Chicago Cubs in the opener in Cleveland behind a solid performance from Corey Kluber and the bullpen, plus two home runs from catcher Roberto Perez. The Cubs has several opportunities to put some runs on the board, including both innings where the Indians' star reliever Andrew Miller was on the bump. But in
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World Series 2016: Game 1 Preview

Usually a World Series matchup is anticipated for a lot of different reasons. This one has something that we rarely see though: the team with the longest championship drought pitted against the team with the second-longest championship drought. In a few days, either the Cleveland Indians or Chicago Cubs will finally hold aloft that trophy for the first time in what must seem like forever. Game 1 is the start
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World Series: Which former Yankees’ reliever will have a bigger impact?

If you told the New York Yankees at the beginning of the 2016 MLB season that both Aroldis Chapman and Andrew Miller would be dominating during the playoffs, they along with their fans would have been ecstatic. Then if you told them both men would be poised to have a major impact on the 2016 World Series, that excitement would have grown exponentially. But in reality, the appearance of these