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Are statheads responsible for the most exciting postseason in years?

Only the Cubs and Indians remain, but all four teams in the LCS made it there with an individual brand of analytical credentials. And you thought sabermetrics made baseball boring.

Francona says Cubs 'built for October' (0:33)
Indians looking to match Cavaliers' title with one of their own (1:00)
Cleveland is the hottest spot for sports (1:03)
That feeling when you are going to the World Series (1:17)
Best moments from Cubs' magical regular season (2:14)
Maddon praises how Cubs embraced expectations (1:58)
Arrieta says Hendricks gave performance of his life in Game 6 (1:15)
Epstein: Joe Maddon was the 'finishing piece' (1:40)
Royals earn top MLB spot in 2016 Ultimate Standings (0:42)


Bradford Doolittle @bbdoolittle

Just saw a list of things that didn't exist last time the Cubs were in the World Series. Here's one that has personal resonance: The NBA.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Jenrry Mejia remains a member of the Mets organization -- although he is suspended at least through the 2017 season, and potentially beyond if he is not reinstated from his lifetime PED ban. That does not preclude the Mets from releasing him at a later date. But Mejia is costing the Mets nothing right now, and they have not relinquished control. Mejia has resumed pitching in the Dominican Winter League, which is not covered by the MLB ban.

VOTE: World Series -- Who Ya Got?

Cleveland hasn't taken the World Series title since 1948. The Cubs? You might have heard they haven't won since 1908. Which team will break the streak? Cast your vote!

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs arrived in Cleveland last night and will workout this afternoon at Progressive Field at approximately 4 EST. Rosters aren't due until Tuesday morning but their Game 1 starter, presumably Jon Lester, along with Joe Maddon will hold press conferences before the Cubs take the field today.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Get-in for WS Game 1 is hovering around $730, the cheapest since Cubs clinched. With volume selling, don't expect it to go much lower.

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Cubs fan in security line at O'Hare letting frantic people jump ahead of him, saying: "All the stress in my life is gone. I'm stress-free."