Who Won the 2016 World Series?

Chicago Cubs

Cubs win World Series
Date: 
Nov 2, 2016
Score: 
4-3
Site: 
Progressive Field - Cleveland, OH
Runner Up: 
Cleveland Indians

The Chicago Cubs trailed the 2016 World Series 3 games to 1 before winning three in a row including an 8-7 win in ten innings in game seven. The Cubs won their first World Series since 1908 - 108 years.

The Cleveland Indians were in a World Series drought of their own, with their last win in 1948.

Ben Zobrist batted .357 for the series with five runs scored and was the series MVP. Jake Arrieta won two games for the Cubs. Corey Kluber was 2-0 for the Indians and started game seven.

Chicago Cubs 4
Cleveland Indians 3

GAME 1: Indians 6 - Cubs 0
WP:Corey Kluber; LP Jon Lester
HR: Roberto Perez 2 (CLE)
GAME 2: Cubs 5 - Indians 1
WP Jake Arrieta; LP Trevor Bauer
HR: NONE
GAME 3: Indians 1 - Cubs 0
WP Andrew Miller; LP Carl Edwards; SV Cody Allen
HR: NONE
GAME 4: Indians 7 - Cubs 2
WP Corey Kluber; LP John Lackey
HR: Carlos Santana (CLE); Jason Kipnis (CLE); Dexter Fowler (CHC)
GAME 5: Cubs 3 - Indians 2
WP Jon Lester; LP Trevor Bauer; SV Aroldis Chapman
HR: Jose Ramirez (CLE); Kris Bryant (CHC)
GAME 6: Cubs 9 - Indians 3
WP Jake Arrieta; LP Josh Tomlin
HR: Kris Bryant (CHC); Addison Russell (CHC); Anthony Rizzo (CHC); Jason Kipnis (CLE)
GAME 7: Cubs 8 - Indians 7
WP Aroldis Chapman; LP Bryan Shaw; SV Mike Montgomery
HR: Dexter Fowler (CHC), Javier Báez (CHC), David Ross (CHC); Rajai Davis (CLE)

2016 MLB PLAYOFFS

 Texas Rangers0  
Toronto Blue Jays5Toronto Blue Jays3Toronto Blue Jays1 
Baltimore Orioles2  Cleveland Indians3
 Cleveland Indians3Cleveland Indians4 
 Boston Red Sox0  
   CHICAGO CUBS
2016 WORLD SERIES CHAMPION
 Washington Nationals2  
 Los Angeles Dodgers3Los Angeles Dodgers2 
New York Mets0  Chicago Cubs4
San Francisco Giants3San Francisco Giants1Chicago Cubs4 
 Chicago Cubs3