Five Things: Cubs Win, Send Series Back To ClevelandThe Cubs survived to play another day after their closer put up a clutch eight out save.
Trevor Bauer Greeted By Rough Inning, Mock Cheers In Game 5 Loss To Cubs; Indians To Return Home For Game 6Trevor Bauer looked terrific over the first three innings on Sunday night. And by the end of the evening, fans were lined up behind the Indians' dugout, praising the starting pitcher's performance. Unfortunately, those fans were sporting Cubs gear.
Cubs 3, Indians 2: World Series Shifts Back To Cleveland As Chicago Forces Game 6The Indians had never lost any game in which they held a lead this postseason. Until Sunday night, that is. And with that, Cleveland will need to travel back home with two potential shots at a World Series championship.
Terry Francona Prepares For Game 5 Of The World Series With $44 Worth Of Ice CreamEveryone deals with the anxiety associated with the World Series in different ways. Terry Francona, for instance, uses $44 dollars worth of room service ice cream to calm his nerves.
Five Things: Indians On The Brink Of A World Series TitleBehind their ace Core Kluber, the Indians won their second straight in Wrigley to get one step closer to their first World Series victory since 1948.
Indians' Jason Kipnis Lives Out World Series Dream In Special Night At Wrigley FieldJason Kipnis crossed home plate and pointed up into the stands in the direction of his family, who were seated in enemy territory. The second baseman had dreamed of this moment since he was a young boy, growing up in Northbrook, Illinois, about an hour drive from Chicago. But of the many times Kipnis envisioned hitting a home run in the World Series at Wrigley Field, he never pictured the crowd going silent as the ball left the park.
Indians 7, Cubs 2: Cleveland Takes Commanding 3-1 Lead In World SeriesCorey Kluber helped create some of his own run support on Saturday night. Not like he needed much to begin with.
World Series Notes: Trevor Bauer To Face New Challenge In Game 5, Mike Napoli To Return To Starting Lineup SundayWith the most important hurdle cleared -- Trevor Bauer's ability to pitch without his finger exploding -- the next challenge for Bauer awaits in Game 5. Picking up a bat.
The Latest: Indians' Napoli not starting Game 4 of SeriesIndians slugger Mike Napoli is not in the starting lineup for Game 4.
Indians-Cubs most-watched World Series Game 3 since 2004Cleveland's 1-0 World Series win over the Chicago Cubs was the most-watched Game 3 in 12 years.
Five Things: Indians Beat Cubs 1-0 in Game 3 of World SeriesThe bullpen shut down the Cubs once again as the Indians take a 2-1 series lead.
Indians Manager Terry Francona Keeps Pulling All The Right Strings In Playoffs, World SeriesIndians manager Terry Francona was nearly flawless on Friday night at Wrigley Field. His only near misstep came during one of his several pitching changes in Game 3 of the World Series against the Chicago Cubs.
Pitching Keeps Carrying Indians, This Time To 2-1 World Series LeadWith two of their top starters out for most of the postseason, the Cleveland Indians weren't supposed to have the pitching edge in any of the three series they've played thus far in the playoffs. But you wouldn't know that given how incredible the Tribe's pitching has been this October.
With Dad In Stands, Josh Tomlin Comes Through For IndiansWhen Josh Tomlin's night was done and he made the walk to Cleveland's dugout, his eyes scanned the Wrigley Field crowd searching for his dad.
World Series Notes: Francona Frustrated By Lack Of DH In NL Parks, Bauer Still Set To Start Game 5Rules are rules. And Terry Francona will abide by them. But that doesn't mean he has to like them.