Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 31: The Cubs Win the World Series

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By Joe Hojnacki – Last Word On Baseball This is not a misprint: The Chicago Cubs have won the World Series. In a game seven for the ages, the Cubs win the World Series on two runs in the tenth inning after blowing a four-run lead in the late innings. The first six games of […] READ MORE


Arrieta Dominates as Cubs Even Series At One

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By Brandon Murphy – Last Word On Baseball After being shut out for the third time this postseason, the Chicago Cubs flipped the script in Cleveland tonight, defeating the Cleveland Indians 5-1 to even the World Series at one game apiece. The Cubs rode a masterful performance from Jake Arrieta and the bats finally came alive behind Anthony […] READ MORE


Cleveland Indians Take Game One

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Cleveland Indians take game one: The Indians take a 1-0 series lead over the Cubs on the backs of Corey Kluber, Andrew Miller, and Roberto Perez. READ MORE


Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 30: 2016 World Series Preview

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By Joe Hojnacki – Last Word On Baseball It’s time for Crowding the Plate’s 2016 World Series Preview as the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians, owners of the longest championship droughts in American pro sports, meet in the Fall Classic. The Indians have made headlines with their bullpen all October long as Andrew Miller and Cody […] READ MORE