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.
10/25/2016 | Corey, Corey, hallelujah: Tribe wins big G1
Corey Kluber walked off the mound to a thunderous ovation from his Progressive Field audience on Tuesday night. The Indians ace was overpowering on the World Series' overwhelming stage, delivering a classic performance against the Cubs that put Cleveland three wins away from baseball's promised land. In a 6-0 Game 1 victory, Kluber sliced his way through Chicago's lineup in a vintage outing, piling up nine strikeouts in six-plus brilliant innings.
10/25/2016 | Miller grinds to turn away Cubs twice
Andrew Miller's strikeout of David Ross capped a bases-loaded escape in the seventh inning of Cleveland's 6-0 World Series Game 1 win Tuesday over the Cubs. Skirting a second Chicago rally one inning later, Miller completed what may end up being his signature postseason performance.
10/25/2016 | Lester laments early wildness in Game 1 loss
Jon Lester wasn't upset about Roberto Perez's home run in the fourth. He wasn't even rattled by Francisco Lindor's dancing on the bases. What did tick off the Cubs lefty were the back-to-back walks he issued in the first inning Tuesday night against the Indians in Game 1 of the World Series, a 6-0 Cubs loss at Progressive Field.
10/25/2016 | Threat of rain has Game 2 bumped up to 7 ET
With rain in the forecast for northeastern Ohio on Wednesday night, Major League Baseball has bumped up the scheduled first pitch of Game 2 of the World Series to 7 p.m. ET, one hour earlier than the original start.
10/25/2016 | Oct. 25 Joe Maddon postgame interview
Manager Joe Maddon addresses the media after the Cubs' 6-0 loss to the Indians on Tuesday night in Game 1 of the World Series in Cleveland.
10/25/2016 | Perez slugs two big homers in Game 1
Indians catcher Roberto Perez fired a rocket shot into the left-field seats at Progressive Field on Tuesday night, causing uproar among Tribe faithful with a solo home run against Cubs ace Jon Lester in the fourth inning of Game 1 of the World Series, Perez's second of this postseason.
10/25/2016 | Kluber makes history with 8 K's in 1st 3 frames
Corey Kluber struck out eight batters through the first three innings of World Series Game 1 against the Cubs, becoming the first in Fall Classic history to accomplish that feat.
10/25/2016 | Lofton's first pitch gets World Series underway
Kenny Lofton, a member of the Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame, the Tribe's 1995 American League championship team and the 2003 Cubs squad that reached the National League Championship Series, threw out the first pitch prior to Game 1 of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field on Tuesday night.
10/25/2016 | Schwarber doesn't skip a beat in impressive return
Kyle Schwarber estimated that he saw about 1,300 pitches from the pitching machine while working out in Arizona. He set it to the nastiest setting available, to try and retrain his eyes to seeing Major League pitching. Of course, there is no setting that can replicate the two-seamer of Corey Kluber or the dominant slider from Andrew Miller.
10/25/2016 | Cleveland sports fans enjoy a day like no other
It is exactly 249 feet from the Left Field District gates at Progressive Field and the neighboring entrance to Quicken Loans Arena, and on Tuesday night, that stretch was a place unlike any other in professional sports history.
10/25/2016 | Lindor's steal helps Indians strike first in Game 1
Progressive Field came blazing to life during the first inning of World Series Game 1 on Tuesday, when the Indians took advantage of Jon Lester's shakiness to take an early lead over the Cubs en route to a 6-0 victory.
10/25/2016 | During Game 1: IRL
The 112th World Series got underway as the Cubs and Indians began their quests for an elusive title in Game 1 of the Fall Classic, which Cleveland won, 6-0. And we were on the scene at Progressive Field, taking it all in following the first pitch.
10/25/2016 | Reds' Vincej launches walk-off grand slam in AFL
A grand slam by Reds prospect Zach Vincej in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Peoria Javelinas over the Scottsdale Scorpions, 5-3, in an Arizona Fall League game at Peoria Sports Complex.
10/25/2016 | Maddon: Cubs 'not giving up' on Heyward
Before the Cubs' 6-0 loss in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday, Cubs manager Joe Maddon met with Jason Heyward. For the second straight postseason game, Heyward was not in the starting lineup. Maddon opted to have Chris Coghlan in right field in hopes of generating more offense.
10/25/2016 | Santana to LF? With no DH at Wrigley, maybe
Carlos Santana has not been taking fly balls in left field just for fun over the past couple of days. With no designed hitter available under National League rules at Wrigley Field, Indians manager Terry Francona is weighing all his options for this World Series against the Cubs. Cleveland won Game 1 of the best-of-seven Fall Classic, 6-0, on Tuesday.
10/25/2016 | Kipnis in G1 lineup, feels ankle won't be issue
The Indians have dealt with a freak drone-related injury, an ill-fated line drive and plenty of other unexpected health setbacks this season. An injury while celebrating just fits within the Tribe's strange script.
10/25/2016 | Yanks content to watch former closers in Series
As they prepare to face off in what promises to be a historic World Series, Aroldis Chapman and Andrew Miller have heard no regrets from their new employers, fitting in just fine after the Cubs and Indians stripped them of their Yankees pinstripes in a pair of midseason blockbuster trades.
10/25/2016 | Orioles' Trumbo honored by Sporting News
Baltimore Orioles outfielder and designated hitter Mark Trumbo has been named The Sporting News' American League Comeback Player of the Year.
10/25/2016 | Ahead of WS, Manfred, Dolan stress youth involvement
The distant past and the distant future were both on Commissioner Rob Manfred's mind Tuesday as he greeted a gym floor full of kids who attended a Play Ball event at the Luis Munoz Marin Dual Language School, a Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland location 10 minutes from the World Series at Progressive Field.
10/25/2016 | Red Sox promote Romero to senior VP/assistant GM
The Red Sox promoted Eddie Romero to the position of senior vice president/assistant general manager on Tuesday to help fill the void created when Mike Hazen left to become GM of the D-backs.
10/25/2016 | Fernandez posthumously honored by Sporting News
Jose Fernandez, who captured the hearts of the baseball world with his boyish enthusiasm before breaking them with his tragic death in a boating accident, on Tuesday was named the 2016 Sporting News National League Comeback Player of the Year.
10/25/2016 | Before World Series Game 1: IRL
The 112th World Series gets underway tonight as the Cubs and Indians begin their quests for an elusive title in Game 1 of the Fall Classic. And we are on the scene, around Cleveland and at Progressive Field, taking it all in as first pitch fast approaches.
10/25/2016 | Reliever Estevez relishes 'Wild' similarity with Sheen
At a young age, Rockies right-handed relief pitcher Carlos Estevez understood the baseball comedy behind his name. He had no idea that a more-famous name-fellow understood, also. It would lead to a special day earlier this season.
10/25/2016 | Wallach in the mix for Rockies' top job
Marlins bench coach Tim Wallach has become a possible candidate for the Rockies' managerial job, according to a Major League source. Colorado has not confirmed any candidates for the job to replace Walt Weiss, who managed the past four seasons.
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