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Well, Here We Go: The Cleveland Indians (?!) And The Chicago Cubs (?!?!) Kick Off The World Series

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After seven long and hard-fought months, the dust has settled and we are left with two teams. The Chicago Cubs will travel to Progressive Field to take on the Cleveland Indians in Game 1 of the World Series. If you like good pitching, tonight should be a fun one as Jon Lester of the Cubs will face Corey Kluber of the Indians.

There are so many storylines for this World Series. You have two former Boston stars looking to win with their new teams in Indians Manager Terry Francona and Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein. There’s the battle of the two ex-Yankee relievers in Cubs’ Aroldis Chapman and the Indians Andrew Miller. Most importantly, the biggest storyline might involve the fanbases more than the actual players. One of these fanbases will end a drought that no fan should ever go through for this long: not winning a championship. Although Cleveland lost in the World Series back in 1997, it has been 68 years since the Tribe has won a championship. You think that’s bad? Try being a Cubs fan. This is the first World Series for the Cubbies since 1945 and they have not won it all since 1908, which almost sounds fake in all honesty. Could you imagine not having your team win a title in over 100 years? It’s unfathomable.

The Cubs have been the best team in baseball all year, winning a league-best 103 games. From top to bottom, this team is loaded. From pitcher Jon Lester’s dominance to Javier Baez’s hot streak, it’s hard to find a weakness. Just when you think the Cubs couldn’t get any better, Kyle Schwarber, their slugging left fielder who missed most of the year with a knee injury, was added to the roster yesterday. If Cubs win this World Series, Epstein might arguably go down as the greatest front office leader of all-time.

For the Indians, the strength is their pitching. Corey Kluber has been virtually unhittable, posting a 2-1 record with a 0.98 ERA. It’s no secret that the Indians want to get to their bullpen, which has been dominant this postseason. The addition of ALCS MVP Andrew Miller has taken the Indians from a good team to one step away from being a World Series champion. Francona already broke one streak in Boston. Can he do it again in Cleveland?

Will the Curse of the Billy Goat end in Chicago? Will the Indians turn Cleveland from a city of bad luck to the new city of winners? Something’s gotta give for one of these teams. Let’s take a look at how to watch Game 1 tonight.


Chicago Cubs @ Cleveland Indians World Series Game 1 Viewing Details

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Time: 8:08 P.M. EST
Location:Progressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio
TV Channel: Fox
Online (U.S): Fox Sports Go


How To Watch World Series Game 1 Live Stream Online

You can live stream tonight’s Game 1 of the World Series between the Cubs and Indians atFox Sports Go. Just log-in with your cable provider information at Fox Sports Go to see the game live and online.


How To Watch Chicago vs. Cleveland Game 1 Live Stream On Mobile/Tablet

You can live stream Game 1 of the 2016 World Series on the the Fox Sports GO app (iTunes Store | Google Play Store | Amazon StoreWindows).


Watch Cubs vs. Indians Live Stream Online Without Cable Subscription

You can watch the Cubs vs. Indians live on Sling TV, which provides a $25 monthly fee, but if you listen to me, you can watch the game for free!

Right when you click on the Sling website, you’ll see a light blue bar with the words “Watch Now 7 Days Free” – you’re gonna wanna click on this.

You’re going to need to pick the Sling Blue package, it costs $25 a month, but if you cancel within seven days, you will not be charged. But if you chose to stick around with Sling, you’ll be able to see your favorite shows from AMC to ESPN, and you’ll be able to see many more baseball games in the future.


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