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Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer
Nearly eight hours before first pitch of Game 2, the Indians ground crew is putting down the tarp. According to The Weather Channel, rain could start rolling into Cleveland around 1 p.m. ET. Rain and wind could be an issue tonight, one of the reasons the start time was moved up an hour.
Buster Olney talks to Tim Kurkjian, Jordan Bastian and Mark Gonzales about the Indians Game 1 win, Corey Kluber's performance and more. Plus, a chat with Andrew Miller.
Buster Olney recaps Game 1 of the World Series, including a dominant outing by Corey Kluber, Andrew Miller getting out of a jam and much more.
Will Jake Arrieta overpower the Indians with his heat, or will his second-half struggles haunt a Cubs team taking on Trevor Bauer? Setting up Game 2 of the World Series.
The Cubs were a 64 percent favorite to win the World Series heading into Game 1. Now, it's essentially a 50-50 series, according to ZiPS. What do the projections say about Game 2?
One loss. On the road. To a Cy Young winner. No big deal, right? Wrong. The Cubs are in a World Series bind that could prove too tough to untangle.
Blame the offense? No way. Jon Lester is the first to admit that his poor start Tuesday gave the Indians all the mojo they needed in Game 1.
Kyle Schwarber's performance was the silver lining of the Cubs' Game 1 loss, one that declared he's not just here in the World Series as a good story.
Could the Cubs' veteran catcher really not know about the AL's WAR leader until Game 1? Let's take a look at the possibility.
Cleveland ace Corey Kluber struck out nine Chicago hitters in six-plus scoreless innings, and the bullpen did the rest in Game 1.
Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer
Joe Maddon said he liked David Ross against Andrew Miller with the bases loaded in the seventh inning in Game 1 over a pinch hitter because he felt Ross gave the Cubs the best chance at a walk OR hit. Ross struck out to end the Cubs best threat of the night.
Corey Kluber, Andrew Miller and Cody Allen K'd 15 Cubs to kick off the Fall Classic with an Indians victory.
Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer
The Cubs haven't ruled out the possibility of Kyle Schwarber playing LF at Wrigley. But when asked if that was possible, he replied, simply: "No"
Being able to play in the World Series just recently became a realistic idea for Kyle Schwarber, who wasn't about to pass up the opportunity.
Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer
Watch Jon Lester discuss his command problems. He felt the game was lost in the first inning.
The Indians took a 1-0 lead over the Cubs in the World Series on Tuesday behind a multihomer night from catcher Roberto Perez.
Kyle Schwarber's return is not a pipe dream: He'll start at DH and bat fifth for Chicago in Game 1 of the World Series. Here's why it makes sense.
Charles Moynihan ESPN
Using a 2-seam fastball and an equally dominating slider, Corey Kluber and the Indians win Game #1 of the World Series. Watch them celebrate.
Cubs @ Indians
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