In the ninth inning, as the Cubs were tying a bow on their first World Series win in 71 years, Kris Bryant thought, “Hey, we’re tying a bow on our first World Series win in 71 years.” O.K., those were not the exact words that danced inside the likely National League MVP’s head. “Sometimes your mind wanders and you can’t control that,” Bryant said. It’s not going to be every year you’re going to be in the World Series.
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Cam Talbot had another strong game for the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night by stopping 34 of the 35 Washington Capitals shots he faced in a 4-1 win, improving his season save percentage to a robust .927. Along with backstopping the Oilers to their sixth win in seven games to open the season, the team’s best start since a guy by the name of Wayne Gretzky played for them, he was also involved in some rough stuff in the second period when he went old school on Capitals forward T.J. Oshie for charging into his crease and cross-checking him. Talbot’s response (as seen in the video above) was an attempt to feed Oshie his blocker pad. The end result of that exchange was Oshie getting a two-minute