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1hJeff Sullivan

When might the Cubs trust Jason Heyward again?

Jason Heyward's wayward 2016 hit a new low when he didn't get the start in the first two games of the World Series, and his chances of rebounding, at least right now, are slim.

Legend of Schwarber growing (1:49)
Cubs' pitchers come through in Game 2 (1:31)
Schwarber drives in two for Cubs in Game 2 (0:59)
Archer: Indians can turn the page quickly (0:52)
On this date: Red Sox break the curse, win 2004 World Series (0:30)
Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports
Neil Paine, FiveThirtyEight.com

The Indians pitchers have been ridiculously good

The Indians' pitching staff has already taken down two good hitting teams: the Red Sox and the Blue Jays. In Game 1 of the World Series, they were at it again, this time shutting down the Chicago Cubs.

A timeline of Cleveland's historic sports night (0:57)
LeBron pleased with Miller's strikeout to end seventh (0:20)


Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Not surprisingly, Red Sox CF Jackie Bradley Jr. & RF Mookie Betts have been named AL Gold Glove finalists by Rawlings. Bradley's competition: Toronto's Kevin Pillar & Tampa Bay's Kevin Kiermaier. Betts will have to beat out Houston's George Springer & Chicago's Adam Eaton.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia has been named a Gold Glove finalist by Rawlings. His competition: Seattle's Robinson Cano and Detroit's Ian Kinsler.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Little surprising: Bartolo Colon is not one of the three National League pitcher finalists for Gold Glove. The candidates are Jake Arrieta, Zack Greinke and Adam Wainwright.

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

You know it's getting deep in October when you walk toward the front desk of the hotel in Chicago and the clerk says, "Mr. Stark, right?"

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Noah Syndergaard's appearance on "Kevin Can Wait" with Kevin James will be Halloween night at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Binghamton Mets will unveil their new team nickname on Nov. 3. The finalists for the team's new identity are the Bullheads, Gobblers, Rocking Horses, Rumble Ponies, Stud Muffins and Timber Jockeys. Binghamton is the Mets' Double-A affiliate.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Throwback Thursday: Newspaper on this morning, 20 years ago. The Yankees dynasty begins

Malinda Adams ESPN 

Progressive Field after Game 2 of the World Series.


Bucci Mane @Buccigross

Ben Zobrist: 2-for-4, 3B ... He's 5-for-8 in the first 2 games of World Series (he was 6-for-36 in the first 2 rounds)

Charles Moynihan ESPN 

A night after the Cavaliers received their rings and the Indians opened the World Series with a win, downtown Cleveland is desolate.