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CHICAGO -- One more win and baseball fans everywhere might finally believe in these Cleveland Indians. Adam Lind Mariners Jersey .Thats all it will take for Corey Kluber & Co. to clinch this World Series.Kluber pitched six sparkling innings on short rest for his second victory this week and the Indians beat the Chicago Cubs 7-2 Saturday night, taking a 3-1 lead and nearing their first championship since 1948.Jason Kipnis hit a three-run homer in his hometown and Carlos Santana connected for the first of his three hits as manager Terry Franconas team won for the second straight day at Wrigley Field.Trevor Bauer gets the ball Sunday night when the visiting Indians try for the franchises third World Series title against Jon Lester and the faltering Cubs.I think we like the position were in, but the task isnt done yet, Kluber said. We still have one more game to win, and were going to show up tomorrow and play with the same sense of urgency weve played with until this point. We dont want to let them build up any momentum and let them get back in the series.Still, not bad for a team that seemed like an underdog all year long.The Indians topped the defending champion Royals and star-studded Tigers for the AL Central title, then came the postseason. No one thought they would beat Big Papi and Boston, outslug Toronto or ever end their drought before the charmed Cubs, who led the majors with 103 wins.Well, look who is on the brink of hoisting the hardware.Weve got one more to get and its probably going to be the hardest victory of the year, but this is a special night for me and this team to take the first two here, said Kipnis, who grew up a Cubs fan on the north side of Chicago.Kipnis had three hits and scored two runs as Cleveland moved to 10-2 in this postseason. Francisco Lindor contributed an RBI single, helping Francona improve to 11-1 in the World Series.The Indians now will try to bring another crown to Cleveland, adding to the one LeBron James and the Cavaliers earned earlier this year.We have a ways to go. Were not done, Francona said.Dexter Fowler doubled and scored in the first for the Cubs, and then homered against Andrew Miller in the eighth. Fowlers drive to left-center was the first homer for Chicago in the World Series since Phil Cavaretta connected in Game 1 in 1945 and the first run allowed by Miller during his dominant postseason.In between Fowlers two hits, the Cubs came up empty every time they had a chance to put any pressure on Cleveland.So we made mistakes. Absolutely, we made mistakes tonight, manager Joe Maddon said. That was part of it. But then again, we just have to do more offensively to give ourselves a chance.The Indians won for the second straight day at Wrigley -- those two wins matched the Cubs entire total of World Series victories in more than a century of playing at their famed ballpark.Theyre obviously doing something right, taking advantage of our mistakes and my mistakes, Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant said.Pitching on three days rest for the second time, Kluber allowed five hits, struck out six and walked one. The steady, stoic right-hander, who struck out nine in a dominant performance in Game 1, improved to 4-1 with a 0.89 ERA in five playoff starts this year.Francona put Santana at first after starting him in left in Game 3, and Mike Napoli was out of the starting lineup for the time in the playoffs. And just like the rest of October, the decision worked out quite well for the Indians.Santana led off the second with a drive to right against John Lackey, tying it at 1. Santanas third homer of the playoffs silenced the crowd of 41,706, and the Indians seized the momentum from there.Two throwing errors on Bryant, including one on Klubers infield single, led to an unearned run that put Cleveland ahead to stay. Kipnis connected for his second playoff homer in the seventh, pointing to his friends and family in the stands after powering the Indians to a 7-1 lead.Were mortals. Were baseball players. Its what we live for, Kipnis said. At this kind of stage its what we all dream about.MORE ON KLUBERKlubers 0.89 ERA is the second-lowest for a single postseason for pitchers with at least 30 innings. Burt Hooton allowed three earned runs in 33 playoff innings for the 1981 Dodgers. Kluber is tied with Orel Hershiser (1995) for the Indians record for most strikeouts in a single postseason with 35.Just an unreal job by Kluber on three days rest, Lindor said.STEPPING UPCubs right fielder Jason Heyward made his first start of the World Series and responded with two hits. The 27-year-old Heyward, who signed a $184 million, eight-year contract with Chicago last winter, was just 2 for 31 in 12 playoff games coming into the night.UP NEXTIndians: Bauer lasted just 3 2/3 innings in Game 2, allowing two runs and six hits. The right-hander had a career-best 12 wins during the regular season, but is 0-1 with a 5.00 ERA in three playoff starts.Cubs: Lester dropped to 3-1 with a 1.35 ERA in four career World Series starts when he allowed three runs in 5 2/3 innings in the opener Tuesday night. The left-hander was the co-MVP of the NL Championship Series, going 1-0 with a 1.38 ERA in two starts against the Dodgers.---Jay Cohen can be reached at http://www.twitter.com/jcohenap ;Adam Lind Jersey . Any real chance at payback wont come until the playoff. Still, Pittsburgh knows its taut 3-2 win over the Bruins on Wednesday night is a pretty good place to start laying the groundwork. "They are a very good defensive team," Penguins forward Brandon Sutter said. Luis Sardinas Mariners Jersey .1 million pounds ($61.2 million) on Saturday, giving the beleaguered English Premier League champions a major lift. http://www.baseballmarinersofficial.com/hisashi-iwakuma-jersey-c-7/ . Kiriasis and brakeman Franziska Fritz finished two runs in one minute 55.41 seconds -- a mere 0.01 seconds ahead of Meyers and Lolo Jones, who likely bolstered her Olympic hopes by helping give USA-1 a huge push in the second heat. BOSTON -- The ball settled into the right fielders glove, the Cleveland Indians poured onto the diamond and the Fenway fans fell silent.Then, slowly from the crowd rose a chant of Pa-pi!Cleveland swept the Red Sox out of the postseason and sent David Ortiz into retirement on Monday night with a 4-3 victory that completed a three-game AL Division Series sweep. But even as the Indians frolicked on the field in their celebratory hats and T-shirts, Boston fans werent ready to let their beloved Big Papi go.Im glad he didnt get a hit to beat us, manager Terry Francona said after leading the Indians to just the second postseason sweep in franchise history. I thought it was an honor to be on the field, competing against him in his last game, because hes truly one of the best. You could tell the way people were hanging around yelling his name and everything. He deserves every bit of that.Coco Crisp hit a two-run homer , closer Cody Allen got four outs and the Indians advanced the AL Championship Series for the first time since 2007. That year, they took a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series against Boston before losing three in a row.Cleveland also blew a 2-0 lead against Boston in the best-of-five round in 1999.But this year there would be no fold.Perhaps inspired by the Cavaliers NBA title -- the citys first pro sports championship since 1964 -- the Indians shut down Ortiz and the most prolific offense in the league. Rookie Tyler Naquin delivered a two-run single and Josh Tomlin pitched five strong innings for the Indians, who will open the ALCS at home against Toronto on Friday.Cleveland went 4-3 this year against the wild-card Blue Jays, who swept AL West champion Texas to reach the ALCS for the second straight year.Nobody in this clubhouse doubts what were what capable of, reliever Andrew Miller said as music blared and corks popped in the visitors clubhouse. I think we saw in our games in Cleveland how much support we have. Its a special place to be. I think we have bigger things ahead of us, but its not going to be any easier.To advance, the Indians had to shut down the most prolific offense in the major leagues and weather the emotional farewell to Ortiz . The Red Sox designated hitter went 1 for 9 in the series, collecting a sacrifice fly in Game 3 before walking on four pitches in his final plate appearance .Ortiz was lifted for a pinch runner in the eighth and left to a standing ovation.But that wasnt enough for the crowd of 39,530 -- the largest at Fenway since at least World War II. Chanting Were not leaving! and Thank you, Pa-pi! for more than 10 minutes while the Indians celebrated their victory, the crowd finally drew the beloved slugger back onto the field.Wearing a red warmup and a scowl on his face, Ortiz lumbered out to the mound and tipped his cap in all directions, tapping his heart. Only when the camera zoomed in on him did it become apparent that the frown was not regret over an early postseason exit: Big Papi was crying.Tonight when I walked to the mound, I realized that it was over. Ken Griffey Jersey. It was pretty much probably the last time as a player to walk in front of a crowd, Ortiz told reporters afterward. And the emotion came back out again.After two minutes, Ortiz retired to the dugout and retired for good, ending to a career that brought three World Series titles to Boston and transformed the once-futile franchise into winners.Im happy, not just for me, not just how my career went down, but for the organization, the step that we took, from going from last place to win the division this year, he told reporters. Even if things didnt end up the way we were looking for ... its like going from bad to good, from day to night.Making it their goal to send their beloved Big Papi out as a winner, the Red Sox managed to win the AL East -- the second time in four seasons they went from worst to first.Boston raised fans hopes with an 11-game winning streak in September but then lost eight of its last nine games, including the playoffs. After winning the first two games in the best-of-five AL Division Series, and then waiting an extra day because of Sundays rainout, the Indians it took a 2-0 lead off Clay Buchholz in the fourth inning on Naquins single.Tomlin gave up Andrew Benintendis Green Monster-scraping RBI double in the fifth, which gave some life to the Fenway crowd.But with one run in, one out, one on and the fans taunting the Indians starter -- Tom-lin! Tom-lin! -- he struck out Sandy Leon on a pitch in the dirt and then Jackie Bradley Jr. grounded out to first. In the sixth, Crisp hit a two-run homer over the left-field wall to make it 4-1.Buchholz allowed two runs and six hits in four innings, joining David Price and Rick Porcello as postseason losers.Tomlin allowed two runs on four in five-plus innings. Miller pitched two innings , Bryan Shaw got two outs and Allen came on to face Ortiz with two out and a man on first in the eighth.After walking on four pitches , Ortiz stood on first and waved his arms at the mostly dormant crowd. The fans rose to cheer for him and stayed there as Hanley Ramirez singled to make it 4-3.Now representing the tying run at second, Ortiz was lifted for pinch-runner Marco Hernandez, leaving the field to a raucous cheer. But even after coming out of the game, his work wasnt done: With one foot on the top step of the dugout, he continued to cheer the team on.Xander Bogaerts hit a hard line drive to second and Ortiz jumped onto the dirt, only to turn around and walk dejectedly back into the dugout when it was caught for the last out.In the ninth, Jackie Bradley Jr. singled with two out and Dustin Pedroia drew a walk on a 3-2 pitch. Travis Shaw worked the count full before popping up to end it.I was cheering so bad, Ortiz said. 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