Baez, Lindor enter Series with Puerto Rican bond

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CLEVELAND (AP) -- About four months before the 2011 draft, over a hundred scouts descended upon the baseball complex at a private academy west of Orlando. They were there to eye a couple of teenagers born in Puerto Rico who would become the draft's most coveted shortstops....

Want to see World Series at Wrigley? It will cost thousands

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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....

World Series: How the Cubs and Indians match up

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A position-by-position look at the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians going into the World Series, starting Tuesday night at Progressive Field:...

Second City son: Indians 2B Kipnis has Cubs in his blood

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CLEVELAND (AP) -- Jason Kipnis was raised on Chicago's North Side, and like so many other kids, he grew up idolizing Ryne Sandberg, watching Sammy Sosa smash home runs and listening to Harry Caray....

Lester, Cubs ready in case Cleveland tries to run wild

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CLEVELAND (AP) -- Jon Lester is a study in contrasts. When the baseball leaves his left hand on its way to the plate, the Chicago Cubs ace is dominant, particularly in October....

Next year here: Lovable losers Cubs, Indians meet in Series

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CLEVELAND (AP) -- The last time the Cleveland Indians won the World Series, Dewey led Truman in the polls. The Chicago Cubs' last title was 13 days after the first Ford Model T car was completed....

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 � 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):...

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....