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World Series Game 5 open thread: Cleveland tries to break the drought

Up 3-1 in the series, Cleveland could take home the title tonight, but can the Cubs stay alive?

MLB: World Series-Cleveland Indians at Chicago Cubs Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

Today could be the final day of the 2016 season. The win last night put Cleveland ahead, three games to one. They can take snap their 68-year World Series drought tonight and amazingly become Cleveland’s second championship team of 2016 after over 50 years of nothing at all.

I like baseball though, and I would like there to be more baseball. So I’ll be rooting for the Cubs and Jon Lester to come through at Wrigley and force a Game 6 on Tuesday back in Cleveland. Either way, the game will be on FOX at 8:15.

Go baseball, go baseball.

Today's Lineups

Rajai Davis - CF Dexter Fowler - CF
Jason Kipnis - 2B Kris Bryant - 3B
Francisco Lindor - SS Anthony Rizzo - 1B
Mike Napoli - 1B Ben Zobrist - LF
Carlos Santana - LF Addison Russell - SS
Jose Ramirez - 3B Jason Heyward - RF
Brandon Guyer - RF Javier Baez - 2B
Roberto Perez - C David Ross - C
Trevor Bauer - RHP Jon Lester - LHP