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.
Say goodbye, @D_Ross3. #Game7 pic.twitter.com/lJLblgpvlB— MLB (@MLB) November 3, 2016
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.
Eric Bledsoe FOR THE WIN! https://t.co/ykv6k1Ueyd— NBA TV (@NBATV) November 3, 2016
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.
Hillary Clinton signs a man's custom Cubs jersey and notes that 2016 is the year both will win. cc: @SamRoecker pic.twitter.com/s7AJRPemk0— Dan Merica (@danmericaCNN) December 22, 2015
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:
Some insightful postgame thoughts from Indians closer Cody Allen: pic.twitter.com/SfXqNfSaIA— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) November 3, 2016
At least you’re not this guy:
Some call it bold, but I call it faith in Kluber @Indians #rolltribe pic.twitter.com/bbwHWOYuT5— Miké (@MikeNeero) November 2, 2016
Congrats Cubbies. It’s finally time to put the goat to rest. Party at Bill Murray’s.
Drunk Bill Murray interviewing drunk Theo Epstein is one of the best interviews ever. https://t.co/STy90yPQSc— Joon Lee (@iamjoonlee) November 3, 2016
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.
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