1. Gio Gonzalez Contract Option Picked Up by Nationals: Latest Details and Reaction

    The Washington Nationals announced Thursday they are picking up the $12 million club option on the contract of starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez for 2017. William Ladson of MLB ...

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  2. 2017 World Series Odds: Chicago Cubs Favored to Repeat

    While the Chicago Cubs are currently busy celebrating the franchise's first World Series title in 108 years, oddsmakers have listed them as heavy favorites to do it again in 2017...

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  3. Ryan Howard's Contract Option Declined by Phillies: Latest Comments and Reaction

    The Philadelphia Phillies made a long-expected move Thursday, as they announced they have declined the 2017 club option on first baseman Ryan Howard 's contract, making him a free agent...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 12,763 reads 39 comments

  4. Thad Levine Named Twins SVP, GM: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Minnesota Twins hired Thad Levine as their senior vice president and general manager Thursday: Levine, 44, will work under chief baseball officer Derek Falvey, who was appointed several weeks ago...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 4 months ago 4,419 reads 5 comments

  5. Mike Matheny, Cardinals Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    The St. Louis Cardinals and Mike Matheny reached an agreement Thursday on a three-year contract extension to keep the manager with the organization through the 2020 season. MLB...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 5,732 reads 17 comments

  6. Newspapers Around the Country Commemorate Cubs' World Series Win

    A moment 108 years in the making, the Chicago Cubs are World Series champions. Their epic Game 7 victory over the Cleveland Indians delighted viewers but probably infuriated writers and editors working on deadline...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 12,121 reads 5 comments

  7. World Series 2016: Cubs Trophy Celebration Highlights, Comments and More

    The Chicago Cubs and their diehard fans enjoyed a celebration befitting the long-awaited end of the team's 108-year championship drought early Thursday morning as the team completed ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 1,671 reads 0 comments

  8. Draymond Green Tweets '3-1 Sucks' Following Indians' Game 7 Loss to Cubs

    Misery loves company, so Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors have a new ally in the Cleveland Indians...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 5,334 reads 19 comments

  9. The Cubs Beat the Indians 8-7 to Earn Their 1st World Series Win Since 1908

    Fact: The Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in 10 innings on Wednesday night, giving the franchise its first World Series title since 1908...

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  10. Bill Murray Interviews Theo Epstein During Cubs' World Series Celebration

    Who would have thought Theo Epstein would be the one to take a Bill Murray interview off the rails? As the Chicago Cubs celebrated an epic Game 7 victory to lock up the 2016 World ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 32,100 reads 3 comments

  11. Kris Bryant Ends Cubs' 108-Year Title Drought with Final Out of Game 7

    With the weight of Chicago on his shoulders, Cubs star Kris Bryant proved why he deserves to be the 2016 National League MVP. Nothing rattles him...

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  12. Cubs Fan Opens 32-Year-Old Beer Can After World Series Win

    Chicago Cubs fans have waited a long time for this moment. Essentially every loyalist witnessed his or her first championship when the Cubs secured their first World Series title since 1908...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 9,858 reads 5 comments

  13. Chicago Cubs Join Bill Murray in B/R's 'Goatbusters' Reimagination

    The Chicago Cubs ain't afraid of no goats. After 108 years of darkness, the long-suffering franchise halted its title drought Wednesday night...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 7,282 reads 2 comments

  14. UNINTERRUPTED: LeBron Congratulates Cubs, Indians on Epic World Series

    LeBron James offers congratulations to the Chicago Cubs after their thrilling Game 7 victory and congratulates his hometown Cleveland Indians on an amazing season...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 4 months ago 5,108 reads 7 comments

  15. Bleacher Report's 2016 World Series Awards

    The better team won. After all the talk of curses and droughts, and all the angst about which manager shouldn't have used which pitcher at which point, it came down to simple baseball logic...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 4 months ago 19,544 reads 63 comments

  16. Rain Delay Speech Helps End Drought as Chicago Cubs Win Historic World Series

    CLEVELAND — Into the droughts fell the rain. Seventh game of the World Series , nine innings completed, the score 6-6 and, of course...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 4 months ago 121,545 reads 184 comments

  17. Cubs' Championship Heroics Rescue Chapman, Maddon from World Series Goat Status

    You can exhale, Chicago Cubs fans. It finally happened. After 108 years of waiting, you watched your team storm the field and hoist a trophy. You watched the Cubbies win the final game of the postseason 8-7 Wednesday night at Progressive Field...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 35,387 reads 90 comments

  18. Cubs Win 2016 World Series: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

    The Chicago Cubs won their first World Series since 1908, and it only feels appropriate that they put their dedicated fans through one of the most back-and-forth, stress-inducing baseball games in recent memory...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 33,263 reads 40 comments

  19. Ben Zobrist Wins 2016 World Series MVP Award

    Ben Zobrist has been named Most Valuable Player of the 2016 World Series while helping the Chicago Cubs secure their first title since 1908...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 36,512 reads 35 comments

  20. Cubs vs. Indians: Game 7 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 World Series

    There was the billy goat. Then there was the black cat. Then Steve Bartman. There was more than a century of gross mismanagement, poor ownership and heartbreak. Then came president of baseball operations Theo Epstein...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 143,025 reads 327 comments

  21. World Series 2016: Odds and Prop Bets Info for Cubs vs. Indians Game 7

    Corey Kluber was electric in his first two World Series starts, and the Cleveland Indians will hope he can do it a third time to bring the franchise its first title since 1948...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 1,742 reads 0 comments

  22. Cubs vs. Indians World Series Game 7: Live Score and Highlights

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's live coverage of Game 7 of the 2016 World Series between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians! For one of these teams and their fans, eons of waiting for a World Series crown will come to an end tonight...

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  23. Russell Becomes 1st Shortstop to Hit Grand Slam in World Series

    Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell smacked a bases-clearing long ball in the third inning of Tuesday's Game 6 of the 2016 World Series, becoming the first-ever player at his ...

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  24. Cubs vs. Indians: Game 7 Live Stream, TV Schedule and Latest Comments

    After the Chicago Cubs' decisive 9-3 win in Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday, everything will come down to Wednesday's Game 7 in a series that has been evenly matched throughout...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 6,106 reads 0 comments

  25. World Series 2016: Cubs vs. Indians Game 7 Pitching Preview and Prediction

    After 108 years of waiting, Chicago Cubs fans will witness an epic Game 7 of the World Series tonight, even though their guys will be battling for the championship at Progressive Field in Cleveland...

    Brett Klein Written by Brett Klein about 4 months ago 5,262 reads 0 comments