The next batter was Indians center fielder , who had hit 55 career home runs in 11 seasons entering this game, and who was hitting. The Chicago Cubs visit the White House. His father, former President handed him the ball. On August 31, just seconds before the midnight deadline, the Astros traded for pitcher. Kris Bryant then hit a deep fly ball to center, and Almora tagged up to second base, in what was called the savviest baserunning play of the season. Further information: Initial reports often utilize fast national ratings, which are subject to revision.
Russell's grand slam was the first in a World Series game since of the crosstown in , as well as the first by a visiting player since in. Next inning, hit a leadoff double and scored on 's single. For the second straight year, a World Series game, Game 5, beat out in ratings. News report by Voice of America about Game 6 and 7 at Progressive Field Chicago won the series, 4—3. This was the third postseason meeting between Francona and Maddon. Barnes singled in the fourth to score Forsythe.
The Indians were the 2 seed in the , and they defeated the 3rd-seeded in three games of the before clinching the pennant with a five-game victory over the 4th-seeded in the. Their win closed out a solid season for the 104-win team, thanks in large part to pitcher Clayton Kershaw. While the Diamondbacks typically play with their Chase Field roof closed under such conditions, Major League Baseball decreed the roof stay open, as is its prerogative for jewel events. Primary Data Provided By Copyright © 2000-2018. Except until this week, they had not stared down an opponent like the. Dodgers turn to Turner Justin Turner won the battle of the beards, launching a two-out, two-run homer off Dallas Keuchel to give the Dodgers a 3-1 lead in the bottom of the sixth.
A cooling trend will get underway Wednesday, though temperatures in some communities will remain in the 90s and low 100s. The two have remained friends over the years. October 28, 2016 7:08 pm at in , , 62 °F 17 °C , partly cloudy Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Cleveland 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 1 Chicago 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 : 1—0 : 0—1 : 1 Attendance: 41,703 For Game 3, former Cubs player threw the ceremonial first pitch before the start of the game, and sang during the , to mark the Cubs' first World Series night game at home. To start the fifth inning, hit a home run to center making it 4-1 on the first pitch he saw to knock Kluber out of the game. And I thought that was a pretty cool way to look at it, and I agree with him a hundred percent.
The game was close throughout, until the seventh when believe it or not the game turned when the Dodgers removed. Additionally, by outscoring the Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago Cubs by a combined 48—19 margin, the Dodgers entered the World Series with the third-best of any pennant winner since the playoff structure was expanded in 1995. After Carlos Santana walked, relieved Strop and got to pop out to short to end the game and force a Game 7. Following the trade, including the regular season and postseason to this point, Verlander had posted a 9—0 with a 1. .
Many historical player head shots courtesy of David Davis. And I got beat in a couple of times. So I'm going to switch back to my 33 and a half that I normally use, a little smaller bat. This was their second World Series appearance and first since , when they were swept in four games by the. I told him I thought it was a little low and off the plate. Main article: The Indians made their sixth appearance in the World Series.
After winning a franchise-record 108 games during the regular season, the Red Sox have carried that success over to the postseason. In the bottom of the inning, hit a home run off of and drove in to tie the game, with the latter being the Dodgers' first run that was not driven in by a home run. The double made Schwarber the first non-pitcher to get his first hit of the season in the World Series. Country singer sang a cover of during the rally. Verlander pitched six innings with nine strikeouts and only three hits allowed. Gurriel apologized, and said that anyone from Asia is called a chino in Cuba, although he acknowledged knowing that the term was offensive in Japan from having played there. The forecasted game-time temperature of 96 degrees would be the hottest temperature for a World Series game since 1984, the first year Baseball-Reference.
There will be an excessive heat warning in Los Angeles when the Dodgers and Astros start at 5:09 p. It was the fourth time in which the Cubs had lost in a shutout during the 2016 postseason. Pederson hit a home run in the bottom of the seventh inning and Jansen pitched two scoreless innings for the save. Boston at Los Angeles Fox Sun. During the regular season it's work, it's a grind.
Francona's World Series winning streak reached nine with this victory. In Korean, aired the series, with Richard Choi and Chong Ho Yim in the booth. Bauer was forced from the game in the fourth, and the Cubs struck again in the fifth. Another run-scoring single by Schwarber off and a bases-loaded walk by pushed the lead to 5—0. The restrictions went into effect at 8 a.