Last year's National League Cy Young Award winner, Jake Arrieta, grinded through a two-hit, one-run win for Chicago at Progressive Field opposite Tribe right-hander Trevor Bauer, who appeared unaffected by a recent right pinkie injury but was chased in the fourth inning nonetheless.
2:08 a.m. Cubs, World Series make long-awaited return to Wrigley
As the World Series shifts to Wrigley Field for Game 3 on Friday night, players and fans are understandably pumped for the first World Series game to hit Chicago's North Side in 71 years.
11:45 p.m. ET: Cubs fans get to celebrate in Cleveland
Plenty of Cubs fans -- well accustomed to cheering on their team in cold temperatures -- were on hand at Progressive Field to celebrate after Chicago's Game 2 win.
As the rain falls on Progressive Field, a large group of Cubs fans are singing "Go Cubs Go."
11:10 p.m. ET: Chapman brings serious heat
Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman fanned Jose Ramirez with a 103-mph fastball to finish the eighth inning and then closed out the ninth to secure the Cubs' 5-1 win in Game 2.
10:39 p.m. ET: World Series gets seriously chilly
Fans throughout Progressive Field were forced to bundle up and huddle together as the first-pitch temperature was a chilly 43 degrees. Game 2 tied for the second-coldest World Series game of the Wild Card Era, just slightly warmer than the 35-degree Game 4 of the 1997 World Series between the Marlins and Indians, also in Cleveland.