When the results of the 2016 AL Cy Young voting came back, SI cover model Kate Upton was less than pleased. She embarked on a profanity laced tirade, questioning the legitimacy of the system that awarded Rick Porcello the Cy Young, over her husband Justin Verlander.
After one of the most intense and significant World Series in history, only one question remains: Will they become a dynasty?
It only took 108 years, but the Cubs are back on top as champions of Major League Baseball. Powered by a trio of solo home runs, aggressive base-running and clutch hitting, Chicago outlasted the Indians to take home their first World Series title since 1908.
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The 22 year old shortstop plated a World Series record six RBI, highlighted by his mammoth grand slam in the third inning as Chicago forced a game seven.
Say what you want about the Chicago Cubs, but one thing is for certain – the atmosphere inside of Wrigley Field for the middle games of this 2016 World Series has been electric.
With their backs against the wall, the Cubs used a huge fourth inning against Trevor Bauer to fight off elimination and force a game six.
With both pitching staffs dominant, it took a pinch-hit RBI single by Coco Crisp to break a scoreless tie and give the Indians a 2-1 World Series lead over the Cubs.