Cubs Win World Series After 108 Years

Cubs Win World Series After 108 Years

After 108 years, the Chicago Cubs have broken the curse and won the World Series after extra innings in game, according to

The Cubs came back from losing the series 3-1 to winning Game 7, 8-7. In Game 7, both teams battled back and forth but the Cubs in the 10th inning took the win and the world series.

Indians pitcher, Corey Kluber, gave up a home run in the first inning to the lead off batter, Dexter Fowler.

In the 8th inning Indians center fielder, Rajai Davis, hit a two run home run to tie the game 6-6. In the 10th inning, Ben Zobrist and Miguel Montero come in the clutch and delivered. Ben Zobrist hit an RBI double, then Miguel Montero hit an RBI single to make the game 8-6.

Ben Zobrist became the MVP of the World Series, with a batting average of .357 with the game winning hit in Game 7, according to SB Nation.

The Cubs got to a hot start in the beginning of game 6 as they got three runs in the first inning, a solo home run from Kris Bryant, and a grand slam from Addison Russell in the third inning. Russell tied a World Series record with 6 RBIs in one inning, according to NJ.com.
Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta had 9 strikeouts and only gave up two runs, according to

The Cubs came back from a five run loss in game 4 to beat the Indians 3-2 in a must win game 5. In game 5, Jose Ramirez, Cleveland infielder, hit a solo home run in the second inning to go ahead 1-0, but the Cubs rallied back in the fourth inning to take the lead, 3-2. Jon Lester, Chicago pitcher, pitched 6 innings and only gave up 2 runs. Chapman pitched his career longest to close the game, according to cbssports.com.

Game 4 put the Indians in a good position as they beat the Cubs 7-2, putting them ahead in the series, 3-1. Jason Kipnis hit a three run home run in the seventh inning for the Indians. Carlos Santana, Francisco Lindor, and Lonnie Chisenhall contributed each with the and RBI.

Game 3 for the Indians was successful, as they went up in the series 2-1. They had won that game 1-0 in a pitching duel with  Kyle Hendricks and Josh Tomlin. Veteran Coco Crisp came off the bench and delivered a clutch hit for the first and only run of the game to give the Indians a win.

Game 2 for the Cubs went as they hoped, tying the series 1-1, after beating the Indians 5-1. Jake Arrieta did not give up one hit through 6 innings as for Trevor Bauer gave up six hits and two runs, according to Bleacher Report.com.

Game 1 of the World Series for the Cubs did not go well as they lost to the Indians 6-0. Corey Kluber only gave up four hits and struck out nine batters in six straight innings. Catcher Roberto Perez for the Indians hit two home runs in the game, according to Bleacher report.com.  After Kluber came out,  Andre Miller gave up a base hit to make the bases loaded, but the Cubs could not score. Cubs pitcher, Jon Lester, gave up three runs in the first inning, according to The New York Times.com.