Indians blank Cubs 6-0 in World Series opener
While the Chicago Cubs returned to the World Series after a 71-year wait, the Cleveland Indians made sure they would wait even longer for a Series victory. Cleveland's Roberto Perez smashed two home runs and pitcher Corey Kluber struck out nine batters over six shutout innings to spark the Indians over Chicago 6-0 in the opening game of the 112th World Series. The Cubs own America's longest sports championship drought, having not won the Major League Baseball crown since 1908, while the Indians have the second-longest futility streak in the major leagues, having last taken the title in 1948.
Kluber, Perez, Indians beat Cubs 6-0 in World Series opener
Corey Kluber got the Cleveland Indians off to a great start and Roberto Perez finished off the Chicago Cubs in their first World Series game since 1945. Kluber dominated into the seventh inning, Perez ...
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