Group Info

rk was launched during his ten

The Cubs wasted no time in making their intentions to play a Game 7 clear: Tuesday night in Game 6, they scored three runs in the first and another four in the third, putting the game almost entirely out of reach. Paul ONeill Jersey .While the Cubs racked up their runs, Jake Arrieta was cruising. The former Cy Young winner went five and two-thirds innings Tuesday night. He gave up just two earned runs, allowed three hits and struck out nine. Not long after he came out, manager Joe Maddon went back to Aroldis Chapman for another extended outing, before Travis Wood eventually closed it out.The night belonged to Addison Russell, the 22-year-old shortstop who made up for a 4-for-17 start to the World Series -- and set a World Series record for RBIs -- with a two-run hit in the first and a grand slam in the third -- the Cubs first ever World Series grand slam.Being part of the Cubs, youre forced to deliver whenever the games kind of on the line, Russell said in the postgame press conference. So having that practice throughout the whole season, and then, finally, here comes the big moment in the postseason, in the World Series.The Indians had two outs and two strikes on Kris Bryant in the top of the first when he hit one out of the park. My favorite pitch to hit is the hanging curveball, he said later. Usually if you just put your good swing on it, theres a good chance its going pretty far. I felt like that was something Ive been waiting for, is a pitch in that area, and I got it. Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesAnthony Rizzo waves home Ben Zobrist in the first inning after the ball hit by Russell is misplayed in the outfield. Andrew Hancock for ESPNZobrist collides with Indians catcher Roberto Perez to score the third run of the first inning. Andrew Hancock for ESPNTyler Naquin lies on the ground after nearly colliding with teammate Lonnie Chisenhall. Miscommunication was an early problem in the outfield for the Indians. That was an unfortunate play, Terry Francona said later. Because we thought we were out of the inning. Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesIndians starting pitcher Josh Tomlin steps onto the mound in the third inning after walking Kyle Schwarber. Tomlin was pulled after loading the bases. Andrew Hancock for ESPNTeammates greet Russell at home after his grand slam off pitcher Dan Otero in the third inning. The key to that at-bat was to not swing at the first two pitches, Maddon said later. If you get over-eager right there, youre going to put that sinker in play, its a ground ball to third base, inning over, none of this happens. Andrew Hancock for ESPNCleveland fans look dejected as the Cubs jump out to large lead after three innings. Shannon Stapleton/ReutersArrieta had a seven-run lead when he took the mound in the bottom of the third inning. I knew that was all we were going to need tonight, he said after the game. Andrew Hancock for ESPNJason Kipnis races to second base for a double in the fourth inning, the first hit given up by Arrieta. Matt Slocum/AP PhotoKipnis scores the Indians first run on a single by Mike Napoli. Its tough to scrap away against a good pitcher like Arrieta, said Napoli. Charlie Riedel/AP PhotoCleveland third baseman Jose Ramirez makes a great catch of a foul ball hit by Rizzo in the fifth inning. Charles LeClaire/USA TODAY SportsRussell loses control of his bat after swinging and missing a pitch from Danny Salazar in the fifth inning. Andrew Hancock for ESPNKipnis runs to home plate after hitting a solo home run in the bottom of the fifth inning. Elsa/Getty ImagesRussell tosses to Javier Baez at second base to get the force out on Lonnie Chisenhall after fielding a hit by Brandon Guyer in the sixth inning. After the game, Arrieta said the Cubs defense was a key cause for the win. Andrew Hancock for ESPNWith two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning, Maddon hands the ball to closer Chapman. Five runs -- listen, Ive been at this ballpark when we were up by seven or nine and they came back at the last, Maddon said. Cleveland has this tendency and this tradition, so I dont want that to happen. Jamie Squire/Getty ImagesChapman barely beats Francisco Lindor in a foot race to first base for the final out of the seventh. Though he appeared to turn his ankle on the play, he later said it was nothing to worry about. Jamie Squire/Getty ImagesMike Clevinger walks down the stairs of the bullpen to take over pitching duties in the eighth inning. Michael F. McElroy for ESPNBaez turns a double play in the eighth inning as Ramirez slides into second base. Andrew Hancock for ESPNThe Cubs middle infield duo, Baez and Russell, walk off the field together in the bottom of the eighth inning. Just watching Russell, hes unbelievable, man, Bryant said after the game. Hes 22 years old, Gold Glove [finalist], hitting homers in the World Series. Hes a pretty special player. Jamie Squire/Getty ImagesRizzo looks up with no doubt that the ball was hit for a two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning, increasing the Cubs lead to 9-2. Pretty much all around, up and down the order, everybody contributed, and thats why we played so well, Arrieta said after the game. Andrew Hancock for ESPNAn Indians fan tries in vain to out-cheer his neighboring Cubs fans. Both fanbases will no doubt be out in huge numbers for Game 7. [Wednesday] is a day that you kind of have to put it all on the table, Russell said. The winner is going to be the people that come up in the big situations. The guys that make the routine plays and the guys that make the spectacular plays to avoid the big inning. I think thats going to be the difference-maker. Andrew Hancock for ESPN Babe Ruth Yankees Jersey . Ancelotti says Ronaldo has recovered from a hamstring injury but "but he doesnt feel comfortable yet so we wont risk him." Madrid is third in the Spanish league, six points behind leader Barcelona, going into Saturdays game against Valladolid. Andrew Miller Jersey . Varlamov made 33 saves and Ryan OReilly had a goal and scored in the shootout as the Avalanche beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night. http://www.yankeesauthorityshop.com/Brian-Roberts-Jersey/ . 1, meaning problems for the doping controls at both major international sports events next year. The World Anti-Doping Agency provisionally suspended the Moscow Antidoping Center on Sunday, saying its operations must improve or a six-month ban on the facilitys accreditation will be imposed. CANTON, Ohio -- Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and former commissioner Paul Tagliabue have been selected as finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2017.Jones and Tagliabue were chosen Tuesday by the contributor committee.The Cowboys won three Super Bowls in a span of four seasons from 1992 to 1995 after Jones bought the team in 1989 and fired Tom Landry, the only coach the franchise had known.Former Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson, who replaced Landry, congratulated Jones on Twitter for being a finalist.The 73-year-old billionaire who made his fortune in the oil business was also a pioneer in sponsorships, sparking a lawsuit from the NFL when he struck deals outside the leagues revenue-sharing model. Masahiro Tanaka Yankees Jersey. Tagliabue was commissioner from 1989 through 2006, a period during which the NFL expanded from 28 to 32 teams and built 20 new stadiums. He helped negotiate a $25 billion TV deal in 2006, and the NFL Network was launched during his tenure.The 2017 class will be selected during Super Bowl weekend in February. Cheap NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys' ' '
  • Created: Oct 11
  • Admin: wff

Users