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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Bauer's pinkie gets thumbs-up for Game 2
A bloody finger has largely defined Trevor Bauer's postseason to this point, offering seemingly endless fodder for everyone other than Bauer, who is ready to flip the script when he returns to the mound Wednesday for a World Series Game 2 start against the Cubs opposite Jake Arrieta, with the Tribe trying to take a 2-0 Series lead.
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 | 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 | 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 | History gives Hart reason to root for Cleveland
Twenty-five years have passed since Braves president of baseball operations John Hart was persuaded to become a general manager for the first time. His assignment wasn't necessarily enviable as he was tasked with healing the hearts of Cleveland sports fans, who had too often been tortured by their baseball, football and basketball teams.
10/25/2016 | World Series Game 1 starting lineups: Cubs vs. Indians
Here are the starting lineups for Game 1 of the World Series, to be played tonight between the Cubs and Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland.
10/25/2016 | Sutcliffe among alumni for both WS clubs
Although the Indians and Cubs have shared the field just 18 times -- this will be their first meeting in the postseason -- there are a few instances where that history intertwines.
10/24/2016 | MLB.com experts predict the World Series
The 112th World Series is almost ready to begin, with the Cubs and the Indians set to get things going with Game 1 at Progressive Field. As we await first pitch, a collection of MLB.com analysts, columnists and reporters shared their thoughts on who will come out on top.
10/24/2016 | If given chance, Tribe to run wild vs. Lester
Jon Lester's trouble throwing to bases is no secret -- he went the entire 2014 season without a pickoff attempt to first -- and does not require an in-depth advanced scouting meeting to discover. So, as the Indians, one of baseball's elite running teams, prep for facing Lester in Game 1 of the World Series tonight, it absolutely is part of Cleveland's game plan.
10/24/2016 | Francona's support cherished by players
The Indians are a byproduct of manager Terry Francona's genius and have a chance to win their first World Series in 68 years despite being hit hard by injuries to the rotation. But when Francona's current and former players are asked about him, they do not begin with any of the X's and O's. Instead, they begin with the man himself.
10/24/2016 | Routine-driven Kluber a rock for Indians
During a season where the Indians have endured injuries to several members of the pitching staff, Corey Kluber has been a rock for the team's rotation.
10/24/2016 | Ramirez arrives in time to help Tribe's run
Versatile Indians' third baseman Jose Ramirez finished second in the American League in doubles (46) and seventh in average (.312) with the second-fewest strikeouts (62) among qualified hitters.
10/24/2016 | Kluber puts WS tickets to good use
Here's some breaking news: World Series tickets -- especially tickets to this particular World Series, which involves the two teams with the longest active championship droughts in baseball -- are valuable. Even the briefest perusal of the secondary market would confirm as much, but the players and personnel associated with the Indians and Cubs also have that value confirmed by the sheer number of people who have come out of the woodwork (long-lost cousins, otherwise unknown neighbors, etc.) to request some assistance.
10/24/2016 | In Fall League, World Series foes are teammates
Teammates in the Arizona Fall League, prospects from the Cubs and Indians are experiencing their teams' postseason runs together.
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