World Series

MLB to hold World Series, Postseason in ‘Bubble’

NEW YORK — The World Series will be played entirely at the Texas Rangers’ new ballpark in Arlington, Texas, as part of a bubble agreement between Major League Baseball and the players’ association, the first time the sport’s championship will be played entirely at one site since 1944. As part of an agreement finalized Tuesday, the division series, league championship…

Selma All-Stars Celebrate Worlds Series Win

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A Selma baseball team is celebrating an amazing run to the 15U Dixie Boys Worlds Series Championship. Winning the World Series was a goal set by the Selma All-Stars when their season first started. “Yeah, that was our goal from the jump, to win state and go to the World Series and bring the trophy…

“Wild Thing” in the stands for Game 7

CLEVELAND (AP) – Wild Thing wasn’t going to miss a Game 7 for the ages. Actor Charlie Sheen, who played Ricky “Wild Thing” Vaughn in “Major League,” the iconic film about a sad-sack Cleveland Indians team finally earning postseason success, will be at the climactic game between the Indians and Chicago Cubs. The Indians confirmed Sheen will be in attendance….

Cubs rout Indians 9-3, send World Series to deciding Game 7

CLEVELAND (AP) – Addison Russell hit a grand slam and drove in a record-tying six runs, leading the Chicago Cubs over the Cleveland Indians 9-3 Tuesday night and forcing the World Series to a deciding Game 7. Indians ace Corey Kluber, dominant while winning Games 1 and 4, starts again on short rest Wednesday night at home against big league…

Kluber, Indians beat Cubs 7-2, now lead World Series 3-1

CHICAGO (AP) – Corey Kluber earned his second win in this World Series and the Cleveland Indians moved within one victory of their first championship since 1948, routing the Chicago Cubs 7-2 Saturday night with home runs by Carlos Santana and Jason Kipnis. Leading the Series 3-1, Cleveland can finish off it at Wrigley Field on Sunday night, when Trevor…

Vaughn excited to cheer on Cubs in Game 4 of World Series

CHICAGO (AP) – Actor Vince Vaughn is keeping the faith with his beloved Chicago Cubs. Vaughn is the guest conductor for “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” during the seventh-inning stretch for Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday night. The Cleveland Indians have ace Corey Kluber on the mound and a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series,…

On Merritt: Indians head to World Series, top Jays in ALCS

TORONTO (AP) – A most unlikely pitching performance helped put a most unexpected team into the World Series. Rookie Ryan Merritt coolly delivered a lead to the Andrew Miller-led bullpen and the Cleveland Indians won their first pennant since 1997, blanking Toronto 3-0 Wednesday in Game 5 of the AL Championship Series. The Indians will open the World Series at…