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10/26/2016 | Oct. 26 Jake Arrieta postgame interview

Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta discusses Game 2 of the World Series at Progressive Field.

10/26/2016 | Oct. 26 Joe Maddon postgame interview

Cubs manager Joe Maddon discusses Game 2 of the World Series at Progressive Field.

10/26/2016 | Cubs may be young, but don't lack experience

Never before had a team started a World Series game with six position players under the age of 25. On Wednesday night, Cubs manager Joe Maddon's lineup included Kris Bryant (24), Willson Contreras (24), Jorge Soler (24), Kyle Schwarber (23), Javier Baez (23) and Addison Russell (22) in a 5-1 victory over the Indians that evened the World Series at a game apiece. Although these Cubs may no longer think of themselves as quite so young.

10/26/2016 | Schwarbrrr! Cub hot on frigid stage

The bright green bracelet on Kyle Schwarber's left wrist says something about what the Cubs' slugger has done so far in his against-all-odds World Series, even at a game apiece after Chicago's 5-1 win over the Indians in Game 2 on Wednesday. It says something about the challenge that lies ahead at the designated hitter-free zone that is Wrigley Field, too.

10/26/2016 | After World Series Game 2: IRL

The Cubs claimed Game 2 of the 112th World Series, 5-1, on Wednesday night, knotting the series at 1-1 with the Indians as both clubs continue their pursuit of an elusive championship.

10/26/2016 | Series makes long-awaited Wrigley return in Game 3

The ivy is changing from green to red, an awesome autumnal attribute the public has rarely seen. The corner of Clark and Addison will finally be bustling with activity in the final days of October. The World Series is coming to Wrigley Field on Friday night, and it is coming with the Cubs and Indians knotted at one win apiece in a fascinating Fall Classic matchup with historic implications.

10/26/2016 | Tale of the Tape: Game 3 starters on a roll

The World Series tied at a game apiece, the Cubs turn to one of the best pitchers in baseball Friday in Kyle Hendricks. He opposes Indians starter Josh Tomlin, who is coming off two impressive starts already this postseason.

10/26/2016 | Arrieta delivers longest Series no-hit bid since '69

Jake Arrieta walked two batters in the first inning on Wednesday night, and after he got Jose Ramirez to fly out to deep center to end the threat, Cubs catcher Miguel Montero had a brief talk with rookie Willson Contreras, who was catching the right-hander.

10/26/2016 | During Game 2: IRL

The Cubs claimed Game 2 of the 112th World Series, 5-1, on Wednesday night, knotting the series at 1-1 with the Indians as both clubs continue their pursuit of an elusive championship.

10/26/2016 | Game 3 starter Hendricks on postseason roll

The Cubs still joke with Ryan Dempster, the former Cubs pitcher turned front-office executive who waved his no-trade clause minutes before the non-waiver Trade Deadline in 2012 and agreed to a trade to the Rangers. That trade brought the Cubs Kyle Hendricks, whose brilliant performance helped them win Game 6 of the NLCS and advance to the World Series, where he'll start Game 3 on Friday.

10/26/2016 | Cubs' Bryzzo combination sets early tone

After being shut out in Game 1 of the World Series, the Cubs' duo of Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo struck first against the Indians in Game 2 on Wednesday at Progressive Field. Chicago won the game, 5-1, to even the best-of-seven Fall Classic.

10/26/2016 | Cubs, Schwarber special October stories

The Chicago Cubs have come so far and accomplished so much that, after a while, even the improbable has begun to seem routine.

10/26/2016 | Game 2 played without weather interruption

It was 43 degrees when Indians right-hander Trevor Bauer threw the first pitch of Game 2 of the World Series at Progressive Field on Wednesday, and it didn't get much better, weather-wise, from there.

10/26/2016 | Cubs want Contreras to halt Tribe's running game

Willson Contreras doubled with one out in the ninth inning on Tuesday in Game 1 of the World Series, and after making contact, he watched the ball's flight and then flipped his bat. It wasn't a good response, considering the Cubs were trailing by six runs at that point.

10/26/2016 | Ortiz, Bryant win 2016 Hank Aaron Awards

David Ortiz and Kris Bryant, two superstar sluggers who jointly symbolize the transfer of power in Major League Baseball, were named the recipients of the 2016 Hank Aaron Awards on Wednesday as the most outstanding offensive performer in his respective league.

10/26/2016 | Bryant, Murphy headline Sporting News NL All-Star squad

The Sporting News unveiled its 2016 National League All-Star team on Wednesday.

10/26/2016 | Before Game 2: IRL

The 112th World Series got underway on Tuesday, when the Indians defeated the Cubs, 6-0, as both clubs began their quests for an elusive title in Game 1 of the Fall Classic. And we are on the scene for Game 2, around Cleveland and at the ballpark, taking it all in as first pitch fast approaches.

10/26/2016 | World Series Game 2 starting lineups: Cubs vs. Indians

Kyle Schwarber was in the Cubs lineup for Game 2 of the World Series, batting fifth, but manager Joe Maddon decided to start catcher Willson Contreras and right fielder Jorge Soler tonight.

10/26/2016 | Arrieta-Bauer showdown on tap for Game 2

With 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.

10/26/2016 | Despite outcome, Maddon stands by decisions

Afterward, Cubs manager Joe Maddon had no regrets about any of it. He stuck up for his decisions. He stuck up for the results, too.

10/26/2016 | Cubs view Game 1 as learning experience

There's no question that as Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant go offensively, so go the Cubs. Indians right-hander Corey Kluber shut the pair down Tuesday night during the Cubs' 6-0 loss in Game 1 of the World Series -- much as Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw did in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series.

10/26/2016 | Down a game, Cubs must face historic streak

Each 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.

10/26/2016 | Tale of the Tape: Bauer, Arrieta clash in Game 2

After 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.

10/26/2016 | DYK: Facts and figures from World Series Game 1

The 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.

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.

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