10/27/2016 | Hitter-friendly confines? Forecast: Mighty wind
With Game 3 projected to have winds of 10 to 20 mph and gusts beyond that, we could see plenty of offense. How badly could that impact the pitchers? Let's check out Tomlin and Hendricks this postseason to see how they might be affected.
10/27/2016 | Tomlin a crucial part of Tribe's master plan
Josh Tomlin won both of his postseason starts, one in the AL Division Series victory over Boston, the other over Toronto in the AL Championship Series. In those two starts, he gave up three runs over 10 2/3 innings. Another performance of that sort would be just about right for the Indians.
10/27/2016 | Cubs, fans embracing moment, each other
The city of Chicago has become smitten with its Cubs, as evidenced by the greetings players have received. "You go out and have people coming up and hugging you," catcher David Ross said. "I think they feel part of this group."
10/27/2016 | World Series return meaningful for former Cubs
Randy Hundley sat in the upper deck at Wrigley Field last Saturday night, cheering along with the rest of the sellout crowd as the Cubs beat the Dodgers in the National League Championship Series, advancing to the World Series for the first time since 1945.
10/27/2016 | D-backs help unveil school's new workroom
As the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation close in on a milestone $50 million in donations back to the Arizona community, one recent grant recipient was able to turn its donation into a reinvestment in its own cornerstone of success -- its teachers.
10/27/2016 | Rizzo likes Nats' flexibility entering offseason
Nationals GM Mike Rizzo addressed a variety of topics during a 15-minute end-of-season conference call, looking back on the 2016 season and looking ahead on their plans for the offseason.
10/27/2016 | Russell rewarded as Gold Glove nominee
It's been quite a year for Cubs shortstop Addison Russell. He was named a starter on the National League All-Star team for the first time, he is now playing in the World Series, and, on Thursday, he was named as a nominee for a Gold Glove Award.
10/27/2016 | Wrigleyville abuzz with WS history at hand
Even on non-game days, Wrigleyville is a lively place. Given the number of apartments, homes, bars, restaurants and shops that are crammed into the relatively modestly-sized neighborhood surrounding charming Wrigley Field, it's common for the streets to be teeming with locals, regardless of whether the Cubs are hosting a game.
10/27/2016 | Tolleson outrighted, opts for free agency
Right-handed relief pitcher Shawn Tolleson has declined his outright Minor League assignment to Triple-A Round Rock and will enter the free agency market, the Rangers announced Thursday.
10/27/2016 | DYK: Facts and figures about Wrigley Field
Did you know? Facts and figures about Wrigley Field, the home for Games No. 3, 4 and 5 of the World Series between the Cubs and Indians.
10/27/2016 | Callaway clicks quite well with Francona
Terry Francona came to Cleveland with the pedigree of having won two World Series in Boston, and had he imported his own hand-picked pitching coach when he took over as the manager of the Indians before the 2013 season, he would have been well within his right to do so. But the folks in the Indians' front office presented Mickey Callaway, who at the time was their Minor League pitching coordinator, as an option to consider. And to say Francona's eventual selection of Callaway has provided a productive pairing is an understatement.
10/27/2016 | Unlike some, White Sox still remember 2005
Eleven years and one day ago, at approximately 3:30 a.m. CT on Oct. 26, 2005, I ate at a Denny's in Houston with MLB.com national writer Barry Bloom.
10/27/2016 | Oct. 27 Kyle Schwarber workout day interview
Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber addresses the media during a World Series workout day.
10/27/2016 | Former Tiger recalls last WS game at Wrigley
Ed Mierkowicz changed stations on his television, and his eyes lit up, a picture flashing back to his youth as MLB Network looked ahead to Game 3 of the World Series tonight.
10/27/2016 | Theo recognizes familiar buzz around Wrigley
Don't think Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein is jaded at all this October because he already has two World Series rings with the Red Sox. This is different.
10/27/2016 | Famous fans stretch their pipes at Wrigley
"Take Me Out to the Ball Game" was 165 days old when the Cubs last won the World Series. The United States Copyright Office received two copies of the tune from composer Albert von Tilzer and lyricist Jack Norworth on May 2, 1908, about a young girl who insists her beau take her to the ballpark rather than the theater.
10/27/2016 | Oct. 27 Joe Maddon workout day interview
Cubs manager Joe Maddon addresses the media during a World Series workout day.
10/27/2016 | Tribe leaning toward Santana in LF at Wrigley
The wind could be howling out at Wrigley Field tonight and the brick wall that exists beneath the ivy is unforgiving. As if that is not intimidating enough, Carlos Santana will be dealing with the inherent pressure that comes with playing on the World Series stage.
10/27/2016 | The road to World Series Game 3: IRL
After the Cubs' 5-1 win over the Indians in Game 2 on Wednesday evened the series at 1 game apiece, the World Series shifts to Chicago for Game 3 tonight (7:30 p.m. ET air time /8 ET game time on FOX). There's World Series fever everywhere you look in Chicago as Wrigley Field prepares to host its first Fall Classic game since Oct. 10, 1945.
10/27/2016 | Even as PH, Schwarber still a factor
As quickly as Kyle Schwarber had worked his way back into the Cubs' lineup, he is out of it again.
10/27/2016 | Gold Glove Award finalists revealed
The finalists were revealed for the 2016 Gold Glove Awards for the American and National League.
10/27/2016 | Doc's orders: Schwarber a pinch-hitter in 3-4-5
Before the six-month checkup with the orthopedic surgeon who repaired Kyle Schwarber's left knee, the Cubs outfielder was asked to fill out a questionnaire. On the bottom of the page, Schwarber wrote, jokingly, "World Series?" The doctor surprised the Cubs and Schwarber by giving him permission to hit and run the bases. However, Schwarber was told on Thursday that he could not play the outfield as the Series shifts to Wrigley Field with no designated hitter.
10/27/2016 | Hillman to manage in Korea Baseball Organization
The Astros are searching for a new bench coach after Trey Hillman accepted a position to become the manager of SK Wyverns in the Korea Baseball Organization. According to Naver Sports, Hillman will get a two-year deal worth $1.6 million.
10/27/2016 | Historic Wrigley set for Game 3 (Fri., 8 ET, FOX)
With the first two games of the World Series in the books, the Fall Classic now shifts to historic Wrigley Field for Friday's Game 3. The historic stadium should be ready for its close-up.
10/27/2016 | Altuve wins Sporting News' MLB Player of the Year
The offseason hardware has begun to roll in for Astros second baseman Jose Altuve. Coming off the best season of his career at 26 years old, Altuve on Thursday was named the Sporting News' MLB Player of the Year, joining Jeff Bagwell (1994) as the only Houston players to win the honor.
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