Who pitched in the 2016 World Series?

Former Indians and Cubs player Kenny Lofton threw the ceremonial first pitch before Game 1 while Rachel Platten sang the national anthem. Corey Kluber started for the Indians, and Jon Lester started for the Cubs.

Who pitched the last out of the 2016 World Series?

Indians’ Michael Martinez, who made last out of 2016 World Series, could see career end after tearing achilles.

Who pitched Game 7 of the 2016 World Series?

Aroldis Chapman was the Game 7 winner, and Mike Montgomery earned his first career save by retiring Michael Martinez for the last out in a series in which the Cubs overcame a 3-1 deficit by winning the final three games.

Who won World Series in 2016?

They remember the moment late in the night on Nov. 2, 2016, the one that will be cherished forever. First baseman Anthony Rizzo caught a slipping Kris Bryant’s throw for the final out, clinching an 8-7, 10-inning win in Game 7 of the World Series. The out that ended the Chicago Cubs’ epic 108-year title drought.

Who has never won a World Series?

Longest current World Series championship droughts

Seasons Team Last World Series championship won
61 Texas Rangers Never (franchise began 1961)
53 Milwaukee Brewers Never (franchise began 1969)
53 San Diego Padres Never (franchise began 1969)
45 Seattle Mariners Never (franchise began 1977)
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When did White Sox win World Series?

October 27, 2005 • Wednesday night, the Chicago White Sox won their first World Series in 88 years with a 1-0 victory over the Houston Astros. Jermaine Dye, who drove in the final game’s only run, was named series MVP.

Who won the 2020 World Series?

When Mike Montgomery hits the banquet circuit long after his playing days, he’ll likely be introduced as “Mike Montgomery, the guy who got the save in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series to give the Cubs their first championship in 108 years.”

Who do the Cubs play in the World Series?

The Chicago Cubs celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Indians, 8-7, in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field on Nov. 2 in Cleveland. The Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years.

Who pitched for the Cubs when they won the World Series?

Former Indians and Cubs player Kenny Lofton threw the ceremonial first pitch before Game 1 while Rachel Platten sang the national anthem. Corey Kluber started for the Indians, and Jon Lester started for the Cubs.

Who won 2013 World Series?

The Royals have won four American League (AL) pennants and two World Series championships (1985 and 2015). The Royals were founded in 1969 as an expansion franchise that was granted by Major League Baseball after the Kansas City Athletics moved to Oakland the previous year.