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 | 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 | 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 | Oct. 27 Josh Tomlin workout day interview
Indians pitcher Josh Tomlin addresses the media during a World Series workout day.
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 | Oct. 27 Theo Epstein workout day interview
Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein addresses the media during a World Series workout day.
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 Kyle Hendricks workout day interview
Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks addresses the media on a World Series workout day.
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 | Caray's legacy carries on as Cubs seek title
It's a rainy Wednesday morning in Chicago, and Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse on Kinzie Avenue in the downtown area is relatively quiet. That quiet won't last long. With the Cubs having reached the World Series for the first time since 1945 and seeking their first title since 1908, this restaurant stands as one of the places to be as game time arrives.
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 | 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 | Stats of the Day: Game 2 win an Arrie-tale
Using a top-to-bottom attack on offense and relying on a strong outing by Jake Arrieta, the Cubs evened the World Series at a game apiece with a 5-1 victory over the Indians on Wednesday.
10/27/2016 | More homers equal more wins in '16 postseason
On a cold, damp Wednesday night in Cleveland, not a single ball cleared the outfield wall at Progressive Field as the Cubs beat the Indians, 5-1, in Game 2 of the World Series. In a home-run happy year, it was the first time in 30 postseason games that neither team went deep.
10/27/2016 | The Great Jake's! Game 2 is all Arrieta
Jake Arrieta took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and Kyle Schwarber had a pair of RBIs as the Cubs handed the Indians a 5-1 loss at Progressive Field on Wednesday night to even the World Series at a game apiece.
10/27/2016 | Statcast of the Day: Chapman's World Series heat
Aroldis Chapman seems to own every velocity record, so let's add one more into the books. It took all of one pitch in Game 2 for Chapman to throw the fastest tracked pitch in World Series history.
10/27/2016 | DYK: Arrieta's historic no-hit bid
The Cubs' series-evening triumph Wednesday was their first World Series game win since Game 6 of the 1945 Fall Classic on Oct. 8, 1945. That's a span of 25,952 days, which is a numerical palindrome (the same number forward and backward). Here are some other facts and figures to know about Game 2.
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