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The End of the Drought and the Beginning of a New Era: The Chicago Cubs are World Series Champions

Michael Martinez grounded it to third where Kris Bryant gloved it, threw it to Anthony Rizzo, and the game was over. That was the play that ended it all, and the Chicago Cubs were World Series Champions for the first time in 108 years. History. #FlyTheW pic.twitter.com/S8vVDYA87T — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) …

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A Gator Grad and a Gainesville Native Star in World Series Finale

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In what some are calling the greatest game of baseball ever played, two players have ties to the Gainesville area. Andrew Miller,  a Gainesville native and Buchholz High School graduate, who is a relief pitcher for the Cleveland Indians and David Ross, a catcher for the Chicago Cubs who played …

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ESPN’s Rick Sutcliffe talks Indians-Cubs World Series Game 7

Former Major League pitcher and current ESPN baseball analyst Rick Sutcliffe discussed tonight’s Game 7 of the World Series. Sutcliffe’s Dilemma Sutcliffe has dual-alumni membership with Cleveland and Chicago, pitching for both clubs in 1984. After making the All-Star team for the Cleveland Indians in 1983, Sutcliffe was traded to the Chicago Cubs the following …

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First World Series Game at Wrigley Field Since 1945

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October 10, 1945. That was the last time Wrigley Field hosted a World Series game. The Chicago Cubs lost 9-3 to the Detroit Tigers in Game 7. CLE ➡️ CHI. Tomorrow. #WorldSeries pic.twitter.com/C70Mj5MFie — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) October 28, 2016 A New Hope General Manager Theo Epstein and Manager Joe …

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Cubs Rely On Jake Arrieta To Even Up World Series

The Indians notched a Game 1 World Series win against Chicago and the Cavaliers received their championship rings. Suffice to say that the evening of Oct.25 in Cleveland was sublime. But despite a convincing Game 1 victory for Cleveland, it’d be unwise to start doubting the Cubs, the team expected to …

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Revitalized Cubs Ready For Game 5 of NLCS vs. Dodgers

Twenty-four hours ago, the insidious whispers about the Cubs began. How could the best team in baseball get shut out in two consecutive games? How could they actually fall to a 2-1 series deficit? But after a 10-2 rout of the Dodgers in Game 4 of the NLCS, Chicago heads into Game 5 …

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Cubs Tie Up NLCS 2-2

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The Cubs scored a commanding road playoff victory against the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-2 on Wednesday night. Slow Start While the Cubs finished with plenty of runs, they didn’t get off to such a hot start. They were held hitless throughout the first three innings of Wednesday’s contest. That all changed …

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