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Friedman: No back surgery expected for Clayton Kershaw

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Clayton Kershaw is unlikely to need back surgery for the herniated disk that sidelined the Dodgers ace for 2 ½ months during the season, according to president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman....

The Latest: Cubs not closing the door on Schwarber's return

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The Latest on the World Series (all times Eastern):...

Want to see World Series at Wrigley? It will cost thousands
CHICAGO (AP) -- Fans hoping to see the Cubs play in the World Series for the first time since 1945 are finding a seat could cost them more than what their grandparents paid for their houses....

Former Indians players to handle World Series first pitches

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Two of Cleveland's stars from the 1990s, Kenny Lofton and Carlos Baerga, will throw out ceremonial first pitches at the World Series....

Indians embrace underdog role in World Series against Cubs

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CLEVELAND (AP) -- Any other year, against any other team, the Cleveland Indians would be the sentimental choice in this year's World Series....

Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt: Jinx won't affect Cubs, Indians

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It's that time of year, late October, and World Series talk is in the air....

LEADING OFF: Cubs, Indians loosen up day before World Series

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A look at what's happening all around the majors today:...

Cubs' clinched most-viewed LCS game on TV since 2010

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NEW YORK (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs' first pennant clincher since 1945 was seen by an average of 9.7 million viewers on Fox Sports 1, the highest total for a League Championship Series in six years....

Cubs pondering World Series return for slugger Schwarber

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Kyle Schwarber smiled and held his arms in the air, his teammates spraying him with champagne. The Chicago Cubs had just won their first NL pennant in 71 years, and the slugger was at the heart of the party....

Indians' Kipnis dealing with sprained ankle as Series nears
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis sprained his left ankle during a postgame celebration in the AL playoffs, but is expected to be ready for Game 1 of the World Series....