The Cubs allowed the fantasy to live through Wednesday night, as the team flew back home after splitting the first two games of the World Series with Cleveland.
Kyle Schwarber had already made one stunning comeback this postseason, rehabilitating from an April knee injury to the point he could play as a designated hitter in the first two games of the Fall Classic at Progressive Field. He hit a double in Game 1 and catalyzed the offense in Game 2 with two RBI singles.
With the series shifting back to National League rules, the question was asked: Would Schwarber be cleared to play left field?
“Nothing is set in stone,” Schwarber said after Game 2. “No...