The MNF and World Series coverage worlds collide at Wrigley Field: (L-R) Jon Gruden; Sean McDonough; Sage Steele; Michael Wilbon; Jessica Mendoza. Gruden and McDonough are in Chicago for ESPN’s MNF Vikings-Bears game on Halloween.
In this photo gallery, go behind the scenes of ESPN’s coverage of Games 3-5 of the 112th Major League Baseball World Series in Chicago this past weekend. Sunday, the host Chicago Cubs staved off elimination with a Game 5 victory over the Cleveland Indians.
The series returns to Cleveland’s Progressive Field for Game 6 Tuesday, Nov. 1 with the Indians leading the series, 3-2, and needing one victory to clinch the championship. Follow the action on ESPN Radio (8 p.m. ET) with play-by-play commentator Dan Shulman and analyst Aaron Boone. Below are highlights of their calls from Games 3-5.
Game 3: Cleveland’s Coco Crisp delivers a key RBI single in the seventh.
Game 4: Cleveland’s Jason Kipnis hits a three-run homer in the seventh.
Game 5: Chicago reliever Aroldis Chapman strikes out Francisco Lindor with a runner at third in the eighth inning.