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.
Teams that score first had been 12-0 through the LCS and game 1 of the World Series, so Chicago had to be feeling great when Rizzo doubled home Kris Bryant to open the scoring in the top of the first.