World Series: Cleveland Indians beat Chicago Cubs 6-0 in Game One

Cleveland Indians Corey Kluber
Kluber has been with the Indians since he was traded from the San Diego Padres in 2007

A superb pitching display from Corey Kluber helped the Cleveland Indians to an emphatic 6-0 win over the Chicago Cubs in the World Series opening game.

Kluber struck out eight of the first nine outs registered and Roberto Perez hit two home runs as the Cubs endured a miserable return to the season finale.

The Cubs' last World Series win was in 1908, while the Indians clinched their most recent title in 1948.

Game Two of the best-of-seven series begins at 00:08 BST on Wednesday.

The first pitch has been brought forward an hour because of the threat of rain in the Cleveland area.

World Series schedule
DateResult/TimeVenue
Game 1Tuesday, 25 OctoberIndians win 6-0Cleveland
Game 2Wednesday, 26 October00:08 BST (27 Oct)Cleveland
Game 3Friday, 28 October01:08 BST (29 Oct)Chicago
Game 4Saturday, 29 October01:08 BST (30 Oct)Chicago
*Game 5Sunday, 30 October01:15 BST (1 Nov)Chicago
*Game 6Tuesday, 1 November00:08 GMT (2 Nov)Cleveland
*Game 7Wednesday, 2 November00:08 GMT (3 Nov)Cleveland
*if required

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