The Cleveland Indians have posted a 7-1 record in this postseason while the Chicago Cubs have 7-3 record. Surely, the Indians can utilize the homefield advantage as they will try to contain the offense of the Cubs in Game One.
Both teams are in such a drought when it comes to winning a World Series with a combined of 176 years. Absolutely, one will be crowned the winner of the Fall Classic 2016 after the conclusion of the seven-game series.
The Indians overpowered the Toronto Blue Jays in five games in the ALCS. With superb pitching staff with an overall ERA of 1.77 in the postseason, the Indians have the chance to stifle the offense of the Cubs. In tonight’s Game One, Corey Kluber will be on the hill. Kluber recorded 2-1 with 0.98 ERA and 20 strikeouts the postseason.
The Chicago Cubs dismantled the Los Angeles Dodgers in six games of the NLCS. The Cubs are in the World Series because of their offense that gained 23 combined runs in the last three games. Jon Lester will state for the Cubs. Lester has allowed just one earned run in 21 innings of his Fall Classic career.
World Series 2016 Game One schedule info:
Date: October 25, 2016
Start Time: 8:08 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: Fox
Live Stream: MLB.tv; Fox Sports Go
Radio: ESPN Radio