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MLB trade rumors and news for November 3rd, 2016

Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt (unless you’re a Cleveland fan in which case my deepest sympathies).

World Series - Chicago Cubs v Cleveland Indians - Game Seven Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images

To be honest, I don’t even know how to start this morning’s Daily Dish without screaming about the Cubs into the void. Comebacks, extra innings, and a rain delay all created the perfect storm of baseball glory. So let me just say this, then: The Chicago Cubs are your 2016 World Series Champions.

Here’s what’s happening in the National League West.

Watch the final out that ended the 108 year curse here.

Let’s take a moment to recognize that 39-year old David Ross had 5 of the most glorious minutes in World Series history.

For whatever reason, other sports were played during Game 7 of the World Series which is ridiculous and probably illegal. The Suns beat Portland in a 3-point buzzer beater, but it went widely unnoticed because baseball.

We interrupt this Cubs article to bring you other things that happened in baseball today. The Rays acquired John Lamb from the Reds.

“The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired left-handed pitcher John Lamb from the Cincinnati Reds, as first reported by Zach Links of MLB Trade Rumors. The Reds will receive cash in the deal, per FanRag Sports’ Jon Heyman.

Lamb, 26, recently underwent back surgery and will start next season on the disabled list, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.”

Hillary Clinton may have predicted the Cubs World Series win, so there’s that.

If you’d like to cry a little harder, check out this Nike ad reminding us of why baseball is so so important.

I raise my glass to you, Cleveland fans. You have a Sherman Tank of a team and should not be ashamed of the valiant fight you put up. Cody Allen gave a very insightful statement on the loss tonight:

At least you’re not this guy:

Congrats Cubbies. It’s finally time to put the goat to rest. Party at Bill Murray’s.

Important Links:

MLB Injury Tracker

The deeper we get into the postseason, the more managers will lose their jobs. Keep up with that game of chess in one place . Send us a thank you card later.

They say laughter is the best medicine, and we don’t want you taking any risks during this year’s cold and flu season. Better head on over to our Instagram, @MLBDailyDish, for your daily dose. And don’t worry, we’ll be sure to bill your insurance.

Today in baseball: On November 3rd, 2006, Greg Maddux wins his sixteenth Gold Glove award.

November 2nd-3rd, 2016, the Chicago Cubs win in extra innings in Game 7 of the World Series, destroying their 108 year drought.

Question of the Day: Uh...what next?