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Arrieta gets the ball in Game 2 of the World Series with the Cubs trailing 1-0 against the Indians.
“He definitely passed the eye test for me regarding swinging the bat,” Joe Maddon says of Schwarber.
After missing 169 games, Schwarber will serve as the Cubs’ designated hitter in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night.
Kluber is 2-1 with a 0.98 ERA and 1.09 WHIP in the postseason.
The Cubs have a detailed defense set up to prevent running on Lester.
“He is truly a proven postseason wizard,” Theo Epstein says of Lester.
“They have set their place in history and will be linked forever as winners here,” Kerry Wood says.
Schwarber is taking at-bats in the Arizona Fall League as the Cubs explore adding him to a potential World Series roster.
“We believe in ourselves, and we know they believe in us,” Kris Bryant says of Cubs fans.
The Dodgers look to stave off elimination behind ace Clayton Kershaw.
Lester spun seven innings of one-run ball to lead the Cubs to a 3-2 lead in the NLCS.
“We have a great approach to each game,” Kris Bryant says.
“We believe in our group and the way they go about the game on a daily basis,” Lester says.
A Ben Zobrist bunt single started a four-run rally that helped the Cubs beat the Dodgers, 10-2.
We stand up there when things are always good,” Joe Maddon says. “You have to stand up there when things are not so good. “
“He will hold people accountable to the moment when he is out there,” Joe Maddon says of Lackey.
“The narrative will change entirely if we are able to win Game 4,” manager Joe Maddon says.
Arrieta has allowed no runs and just two hits in his last 16 innings against the Dodgers.
“You try to keep the approach simple,” Ben Zobrist says of the key to the Cubs turning it around offensively.
Kershaw’s seven shutout innings propelled the Dodgers to a 1-0 win in Game 2 of the NLCS.