On Wednesday night, the Cubs did not so much beat the Indians as They were the latest to witness the Cubs, who won games in the. The official scoreboard of the Chicago Cubs including Gameday, video, highlights and box score. The World Series was the th edition of Major League Baseball's championship series, The Cubs defeated the Indians 4 games to 3 to win their first World Series in the World Series and their first since , with their last Series win having . then Hector Rondon allowed Perez's second home run of the night. Major League Baseball Advanced Media. Southtown Sports Stars come out as Frontier League's premier players face off in Joliet Chaz Meadows, Joliet's 5-foot-7 shortstop, took pregame groundballs alongside Traverse City's Will Kengor, the 6-foot-4 starting shortstop for the East Division in Wednesday's Frontier League All-Star Game at Slammers Stadium. Please upgrade your browser. In the bottom of the fourth, Mike Napoli drove in Jason Kipniswho doubled to lead off, with an RBI single to cut the deficit to 7—1. You must select a newsletter to subscribe to. Retrieved January 7, Russell's six RBIs tied a World Series single-game record. The Indians had overcome all season — the 24th-highest payroll in baseball was dented by injuries to outfielder Michael Brantley and pitchers Danny Salazar and Carlos Carrasco and the loss of two players to drug suspensions — and they fought uphill all night, never taking the lead on Wednesday. Cubs Sunday Night is Most-Watched World Series Game 5 Since ". Trevor Bauer 0—1 Attendance: I think tradition is worth time mentally, and tradition is worth being upheld. The Cubs also featured six players under age 25 in the starting lineup, a postseason record. Indians score two on wild pitch, pull closer at 5—3". Basketball NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses rules to improve game flow The NBA's Board of Governors unanimously approved rules changes to address game flow, including significant changes to timeouts, and also agreed to move the trade deadline to before the All-Star game. Giants, — ; Brooklyn Dodgers, — ; Mets, — ; Yankees, — Los Angeles: The Cubs scored three runs in the first inning, all with two outs, on a Kris Bryant solo home run and a two-run double by Addison Russell after two singles off of Josh Tomlin. Chicago Cubs Cubs veteran Ben Zobrist looks to rebound following tough first half Ben Zobrist's All-Star break began early, as the veteran was not in the Cubs lineup against the Pirates on Sunday at Wrigley Field.