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40mDavid Schoenfield

Cubs vs. Indians: Who has the edge in the World Series?

In comparing the pennant winners position by position, can the Cubs' star power and rotation top the Indians' platoons and pen?

Francona says Cubs 'built for October' (0:33)
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)
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21hESPN Stats & Information

With no curveball, Kershaw had little chance

Clayton Kershaw got one strike out of the 15 curveballs he threw. The Cubs punished his other pitches. Here are the key numbers.

Epstein: Joe Maddon was the 'finishing piece' (1:40)
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2dSteve Wulf

Who Was Myles Thomas?

The Diary of Myles Thomas has been a season-long experiment in real-time historical fiction. Nearly 119 years to the day of his birth, we profile the real Myles Thomas.

Royals earn top MLB spot in 2016 Ultimate Standings (0:42)


Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

Cubs signs are all over the Windy City but turning UBS into CUBS in front of a Chicago landmark is the best yet.

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."

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Topps is selling signed Kris Bryant "NL Champs" cards over the next 24 hours for $200 to $2,000 each, depending on the card's print run

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

The two-star Days Inn Cleveland, 5 miles from downtown, usually charges $89 a room. Want to stay there this Tuesday? It's $775

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Busy day at Illinois-based Rico Industries, where they're making Cubs NL Champs flags today


Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

Before concentrating on NFL the rest of the day... The ViewFromVegas is the Chicago Cubs are up to -210 World Series favorite over the Cleveland Indians (+180). The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook opened the Cubs -175 last night but they're getting the majority of the early support at the betting windows.

Bob Harig @BobHarig

The last time Padraig Harrington won a European Tour event . . . the Cubs had only gone 100 years w/o winning the World Series

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Eddie Vedder enjoying the Cubs clubhouse celebration.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Behind the scenes with Javy Báez during the co-MVP trophy presentation / Tras bastidores con el puertorriqueño al recibir su trofeo.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

People are starting to show up again outside Wrigley, including this man posing with a photo of his late Cubs fan father.