Month: October 2016

Ross says farewell to Wrigley in style

Ross says farewell to Wrigley in style

David Ross knew he was starting against the Indians in a potential elimination game. That was natural. Jon Lester was pitching, and the two have been nearly inseparable. But this was the last time Ross and Lester would be paired together. Ross is retiring after this season, and he has tried to keep his emotions in check.
Ross says farewell to Wrigley in style
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Chappy Halloween! Cubs' trick? 6 for heat

Chappy Halloween! Cubs' trick? 6 for heat

The World Series is headed back to Cleveland. Kris Bryant hit a solo home run to spark a three-run rally, Jon Lester turned in a solid six innings and Aroldis Chapman worked the final eight outs as the Cubs held on for a 3-2 victory over the Indians in Game 5 on Sunday night at Wrigley Field to avoid elimination. Chicago now trails the best-of-seven series, 3-2, with Game 6 on tap for Tuesday night at Progressive Field.
Chappy Halloween! Cubs' trick? 6 for heat
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How the Chicago Cubs’ World Series Hopes Have Slipped Away — Fortune

Linda Medo calls herself a “rookie.” After all, she has only been attending Chicago Cubs games on a regular basis for twenty years now. Many of her fellow Wrigley Field bleacher dwellers have been at it for five or six decades. Before Game 3 on Friday night, the first World Series game at Wrigley Field…

via How the Chicago Cubs’ World Series Hopes Have Slipped Away — Fortune

Chicago Bars Are Charging $100 to $1,000 to Watch the Cubs in the World Series on TV — Fortune

With the Chicago Cubs in the World Series for the first time since 1945, it’s impossible to overestimate how excited baseball’s longest-suffering fans are with the team hosting three games against the Cleveland Indians this weekend. How psyched are Cubs fans? They’re so pumped that one Cubs-specialty retailer, Sports World Chicago, had to stop accepting…

via Chicago Bars Are Charging $100 to $1,000 to Watch the Cubs in the World Series on TV — Fortune