We all know the Cubs' "broken" lineup has kept them from advancing in October since their championship, but here are five less obvious reasons they haven't returned to the World Series.
Why will the Dodgers capture their first World Series title since 1988? There's a dependability about this team that was absent in previous years.
Andrew Friedman played a huge role in building the Rays and the Dodgers. Once he joked about them meeting in the World Series. Now it's happening.