World Series MVP Ben Zobrist and catcher Miguel Montero drove in runs in the 10th inning, and the Chicago Cubs edged the Indians, 8-7, to win their first championship since 1908 in Game 7 in Cleveland early Thursday morning.
Kyle Hendricks pitched seven-plus shutout innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-0, at Wrigley Field on Saturday night to win the 2016 National League Championship Series in six games and advance to the World Series for the first time since 1945.
Carlos Santana and Coco Crisp hit solo home runs to back the shutout pitching of four Cleveland hurlers, and the Indians beat the Blue Jays, 3-0, to win the 2016 American League pennant in Toronto on Wednesday afternoon.
Javier Baez capped a four-run, ninth-inning rally with an RBI-single, and the Chicago Cubs rallied past the Giants, 6-5, in Game 4 of the 2016 National League Division Series in San Francisco on Tuesday night.
Josh Donaldson scored from second base when Rougned Odor threw wildly on a double-play relay in the 10th inning, and the Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers, 7-6, to complete a three-game sweep of the 2016 American League Division Series in Toronto on Sunday night.