Just when it looked like the Chicago Cubs would end their 108-year World Series drought, Cleveland Indians center fielder Rajai Davis hit a huge home run to keep his team’s dreams of ending their own seven-decade drought.
With two outs in the eighth inning and one runner on base, Cubs manager Joe Maddon pulled starting pitcher-turned-relief pitcher Jon Lester and brought in his star pitcher Aroldis Chapman. The Cubs’ closer came in one night after throwing 20 pitches and three nights after throwing 42 pitches in Game 5.
Chapman immediately gave up an RBI-double to Brandon Guyer. Then he threw a 98-mph fastball down in the zone and Davis yanked it down the third-base line.
The ball was a line drive and it just cleared the tall wall in left field at Progressive Field.
The game was tied up at 6-6 and LeBron James went nuts.
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