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Leitch: Which WS drought will end?MLB.com 10 hours agoA World Series drought will end, but will it be the Cubs or Indians who reward their fans' patience and loyalty?Share TweetMLB.com 13 hours agoOne way or the other, a long wait will end at the conclusion of the World Series, as the Indians, 68 years after their last Series title, face the Cubs, who haven't been on top of the baseball world in 108 years.Share TweetLarry Doby and Satchel Paige were the first black players to be part of a major league championship.Share Tweet
Tribe to open WS with Kluber; Bauer, Tomlin to followMLB.com 16 hours agoIndians manager Terry Francona announced on Sunday evening that ace Corey Kluber will start Game 1 of the World Series against the Cubs on Tuesday night, and the right-hander will be followed by Trevor Bauer and Josh Tomlin in Games 2 and 3.Share Tweetyahoo.com 18 hours agoIndians manager Terry Francona (left) and Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue are still on good terms despite a text message mix up. (AP Photos). Indians manager Terry Francona and Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue are the leaders behind the sports renaissance in …Share Tweet
Don't miss it! Historic World Series is on MLB.TVThe World Series for the ages begins at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday with Game 1 between the Cubs and Indians at Progressive Field, and each FOX broadcast on the way to the drought-busting clincher will be streamed live to eligible subscribers for only $9.99 wi…Share TweetHas it sunk in yet? For the first time since 1945, the Chicago Cubs are going to the World Series. Now all that stands between them and ending a 108-year championship drought is four wins against the Cleveland Indians. That will be easier said than done…Share Tweet
1948 WS fan hopes to see 'beloved Tribe' win againThe regulars at Shimrak's Cafe, located at E. 33rd St. and Superior Ave. once upon a time in Cleveland, used to quiz little Pete about the Indians. He rarely was wrong. Pete knew all the batting averages for the hitters and records for the pitchers.Share Tweet
Tribe's return to World Series stirs memories for ThomeIndians legend Jim Thome has a direct connection to this season's World Series combatants, having grown up in Peoria, Ill., a city with many Cubs fans, and playing parts of 13 seasons in Cleveland.Share TweetHow the Indians struck a deal for October's whiff kingShare Tweet
Start times set for World SeriesMLB.com Oct 22 (yesterday)Major League Baseball has announced the start times for the World Series, scheduled to begin Tuesday in Cleveland, where the Indians will face the Cubs.Share Tweet
Staumont shows verve with swing-and-miss curveMLB.com Oct 22 (yesterday)While Josh Staumont's chances of posting an ERA of 0.00 in the Arizona Fall League came to an end on Saturday, the Royals' No. 10 prospect still was plenty good for Surprise in a 10-8 win over GlendaleShare Tweetyahoo.com Oct 22 (yesterday)Kyle Schwarber might have a shot to return to the Cubs during the World Series. (AP) Here’s some news that will no doubt pique the interest of Chicago Cubs fans. It should also have the Cleveland Indians paying close attention. Injured slugger Kyle Schw…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 22 (yesterday)With the Cleveland Indians four wins away from the franchise’s first World Series championship since 1948, the mood around the team and the city has been mostly celebratory. Unfortunately, that joy isn’t being shared by Eddie Robinson, the lone survivin…Share Tweet
Q&A: Saberhagen on early career, '85 World SeriesMLB.com Oct 22 (2 days ago)Bret Saberhagen enjoyed a career in which he was a three-time All-Star and two-time winner of the American League Cy Young Award. He pitched in the postseason with the Royals (1984, '85), Rockies ('95) and Red Sox ('98, '99). He is the subject of this w…Share Tweet
Harvey Tosses 2 Perfect Innings In Mets' WinMar 6The Mets beat the Tigers 5-4 in Matt Harvey's return to the mound.
Royals Injury UpdateMar 4ESPN injury analyst Stephania Bell discusses Royals outfielder Alex Gordon's recovery from offseason wrist surgery and pitcher Luke Hochevar's recovery from Tommy John surgery.
Price Excited For 2015 SeasonMar 3Tigers pitcher David Price discusses the status of his contract situation in Detroit and what he did in the offseason to get better.
Cabrera, Tigers Focused On TitleMar 3Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera says the team is focused on winning a championship and discusses his performance during last season during an injury-riddled campaign, and the importance of DH Victor Martinez.