Lonnie Chisenhall

Cubs show no mercy in 9-3 win over Indians, force a deciding Game 7 of World Series

Cubs show no mercy in 9-3 win over Indians, force a deciding Game 7 of World Series

The pendulum of pressure, that great equalizer of anxiety, swung in the favor of the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday evening when a fly ball floated into the nexus between center and right field. The ball was harmless. It looked destined to land in an outfielder’s glove, not upset the balance of composure in this World Series and pave the path toward a seventh game. 

During the first five games of the Fall Classic, before absorbing a 9-3 pounding at the hands of the Cubs on Tuesday, the Cleveland Indians beheld the mantle of maturity. Terry Francona operated like a master tactician. Their lineup feasted on mistakes. Their pitchers toyed with the youthful Cubs hitters. They took...

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