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Absurd Cubs-Indians World Series Game 7 Was Everything We Love About Baseball

CLEVELAND — The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in a mind-blowing, nerve-jangling, heart-stopping mess of a game, a 10-inning acid trip that tested the limits of your sanity, made baseball history and ended 108 years of anxiety.

Every inning of this game pushed the night closer and closer to becoming a Salvador Dali painting brought to life.

Cubs-Indians World Series 2016: The Seven Things to Look for in Game 7

The Chicago Cubs smoked the Cleveland Indians 9-3 in Game 6 of the World Series, setting up a Game 7 for the ages.

Tuesday night’s contest was all but over just a few minutes in, and was totally salted away by the third inning. For that, the Cubs could thank an offensive outburst that delighted the visiting faithful, and a highlight reel of terrific pitches by Jake Arrieta.

Jim DeShaies

Jonah Keri has an excellent adventure with Cubs broadcaster and retired pitcher Jim DeShaies about engaging younger audiences; JD’s baseball career; overcoming failure; Nolan Ryan; his broadcast partner Len Kasper and admitting, “I don’t know”…

Kenny Lofton

Jonah Keri steals a few minutes with legendary MLB outfielder Kenny Lofton about athletes not seeing the bigger picture; stealing bases and Jon Lester; pitchers’ tells; teaching base stealing; the Indians team of the 1990s; Albert Belle; Manny…

World Series Tale of the Tape: How X-Factors, Rotations, Bullpens, Lineups Stack Up for Cubs-Indians

The Cleveland Indians will host Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night at Progressive Field, vying for their first World Series title in 68 years. Their opponent, the Chicago Cubs, will battle for their first World Series title in 108 years. That makes this year’s Fall Classic a contest between the two teams with the longest combined championship droughts in U.S.