Wednesday, November 02, 2016
world series game seven
for the first time since 1908, the Chicago Cubs are world series champions winning game 7 8-7 in 10 innings. David Ross became the oldest player to hit a home run in a game seven at 39 years old. Ben Zobrist hit a key double that ended up winning. Rajai Davis had tied it for Cleveland in the 8th becoming the first player to hit a game tying homer in the 8th inning or later. for the first time, no pitcher recorded an out past the 6th inning. the Cubs became the first team since the 1985 Kansas City Royals to win a world series after trailing three games to one. Ardolis Chapman with the win, Bryan Shaw with the loss and Mike Montgomery with the save. game took 4h 28m to complete, plus a 17 minute rain delay. Ben Zobrist was named world series MVP and won a 50th Anniversary Edition Chevrolet Camero. congrats to the Chicago Cubs - 2016 world series champions.