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Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Joe Maddon says Kyle Schwarber is "doing everything well & right." Cubs will watch him play in Arizona Fall League tonight & "make an evaluation after that"

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Jake Arrieta will pitch Game 2 for the Cubs, per Maddon.

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Joe Maddon said at his press conference that Kyle Schwarber is going to play tonight at Arizona Fall League and they will make a decision tomorrow if they'll add him to the roster.

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Joe Maddon is speaking now at his World Series Press conference at Progressive Field in Cleveland

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Who's ready for World Series work out day?

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The Yankees are going to try to make their stadium more fan friendly, the team announced today.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Ben Zobrist talk World Series from media day.


David Schoenfield SweetSpot blogger 

We can break this World Series down a hundred different ways, but it's likely to come down to dingers. Home runs have accounted for 42 percent of the runs this postseason and the team that hit more home runs won won each of the six playoff series plus both wild-card games.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs made it official Jon Lester is starting Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday. The Cubs have not announced the rest of the rotation but based on pitching schedules there's a good chance Jake Arrieta starts Game 2 with Kyle Hendricks and John Lackey going in Games 3 and 4.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Progressive Field being prepped for Game 1. Both teams will workout here today.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

New tomorrow in Cleveland for World Series: The "Nap Attack" -- Giant smoked turkey leg, braised in Ohio Apple Cider & butter ($13)

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.