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# History makers
Indians on cusp of World Series glory after blitzing Cubs
Victory in game five on Sunday would see the Cleveland Indians crowned MLB champions.
# Swing batter batter
Indians blank Cubs for World Series lead
It was the first World Series game at Wrigley in 71 years.
# Game one
First blood, Cleveland! Indians hit Cubs for 6 in World Series opener
Chicago’s 71-year-wait to win a World Series game continued on Tuesday night.
# Back in the big time
Long-suffering Cubs blitz Dodgers to reach World Series for first time in 71 years
There were wild celebrations at Wrigley Field last night.
Charlie Sheen's 'Wild Thing' will not make pitch in World Series sadly
You could’ve recreated one of the greatest scenes in sports movie history, you fools!
Cubs great in the eighth to move one game away from World Series
The Cubs seem to have found their form as they took a 3-2 series lead.
# Uh oh
Is the Cubs' dream starting to unravel?
Cubs shut out for a second straight game as Dodgers take 2-1 lead in the NLCS.
# Believe-land
The Cleveland Indians are one win away from the World Series
You wait 52 years for a major championship to come along and then…
# LA story
Nobody said it would be easy: Kershaw and the Dodgers shut out the Cubs
It’s 1-1 as the NLCS heads to Los Angeles.
# da cubs
Cubs produce stunning comeback to eliminate Giants, Dodgers force game five
Never write off the Chicago Cubs, who overturned a three-run deficit to progress to the National League Championship Series.
# Jeurys Out
The Mets' season is over because their closer couldn't close
It’s the San Francisco Giants who go on to play the Chicago Cubs in the National League Division Series.
# Even Keel
Giants leave it late but remain on course for fourth World Series tilt in 6 years
The Giants collapsed after leading MLB at the All-Star break, but swept the Dodgers to make the postseason.
Jose Fernandez, one of baseball's brightest stars, dies in boating accident aged 24
Marlins pitcher was one of three people killed in a boat crash off Miami Beach.
# walk off
The Cleveland Indians created baseball history last night
The became the first team in MLB history to have a game-tying home run and a walk-off, inside-the-park home run in same inning.
# Tebow Time
Tebow plans to pursue baseball career
The former NFL quarterback will be an outfielder, according to his agent.
# You're Fired
Baseball manager finds out he's been fired when one-way plane ticket arrives in his inbox
They didn’t even call poor Fredi Gonzalez into the boss’s office.
# Ooof!
Baseball player gets 8-match ban for hitting his opponent an almighty wallop
“I was just trying to protect myself,” Rougned Odor said.
# odor
Right-hand haymaker sparks second base brawl between Rangers and Blue Jays
Nobody likes to see this sort of thing, right?
# The Natural
Baseball star says accusations he is using PEDs are 'flattering'
Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta did, however, dismiss claims he was cheating.
Arrieta claims second career no-hitter as Cubs paint the town Reds
Chicago clobbered Cincinnati 16-0 last night but it was their Cy Young winner who stole the show.
# Fielders Choice
5 foods served on baseball's opening day we need in our bellies right now
What’s better than a burger or a pizza? A burgerizza.
# Opening Day
Cubs the team to beat as 2016 MLB season gets under way
It’s been a long time coming, but few are looking past Chicago when it comes to World Series Glory.
# Giants step forward
As the Major League Baseball season begins, Ireland's own field of dreams continues to inspire
Sean Mitchell tells The42 how a field in Ashbourne will help grown the game here.
# taking the p**s
Paper thinks up 7 stunning puns for baseball headline, finds a way to cram in all of them
Here’s hoping that Matt Harvey has a decent sense of humour.
# Bats Rhymes and Life
A tribe called west: The forgotten Galway brothers who once ruled baseball
The O’Neill brothers from Maam in Connemara went all the way to the Major Leagues.
# golfball park
One of America's biggest baseball stadiums has been transformed into a golf course
Yes, you read that right – a golf course inside a baseball stadium!
# By Royal Appointment
We never quit! Kansas City Royals win the World Series after another incredible comeback
The Royals came from 2-0 down in the final innings to win Game 5 and a first World Series since 1985.
# Royal appointment
There was late drama in Game 4 of the World Series last night
The Kansas City Royals can clinch baseball’s biggest prize later tonight.
# Thor
Syndergaard's pitch almost decapitates Escobar as the Mets get off the mark
“I certainly wasn’t trying to hit the guy, that’s for sure. I just didn’t want him getting too comfortable.”
# Gone pitching
The New York Mets have picked a terrible time for their pitchers to go missing
The Kansas City Royals have taken a 2-0 World Series lead.
# Marathon
Records tumble as Royals outlast Mets to take World Series lead
It took 14 innings to separate the two sides.
# Is this the real life?
A college dropout who quit his job to play fantasy sports now earns 6 figures
Dave Loughran is the exception, not the rule, however.
# Anti Steve Bartman
Controversial call helps Royals into second World Series in succession
Mike Moustakas was the beneficiary of the call.
# Money Talks
Despite massive dip in form, Tiger Woods remains the most valuable athlete in the world
Two of golf’s greats remain the leading money men in global sport, while baseball’s most recognisable side lead teams.
# Sweep
Murphy & the Mets sweep the Cubs to reach the World Series
It turns out Back to the Future II lied to us.
# Goat Town
The Chicago Cubs' 107-year World Series dream is hanging by a thread
The Mets won again to take a 2-0 lead in the National League Championship Series.
# Playoff baseball
The Texas Rangers scored on one of the strangest plays in playoff history last night
And nobody was sure if it should count or not.
# do the bartman
Back to The Future II predicted it and 7 more reasons to hop on the Cubs bandwagon
Having one of the best pitchers in baseball certainly helps.
# Go Cubbies
The Chicago Cubs went home run crazy to set a new baseball record
The Cubs are one win away from the National League championship series.
# Progress
MLB team make history by becoming first organisation to appoint female coach
Justine Siegal will be part of the Oakland Athletics coaching staff.