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  • The Chicago Cubs players explain why the nearly disastrous rain delay actually helped them close out the World Series

    Reporter: Kateb
    Published: Thursday, November 3, 2016
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    The Chicago Cubs are an American professional baseball team  In the details The Chicago Cubs are MLB champions for the first time since 1908.

    and In an all-time classic Game 7, the Chicago Cubs went up 5-1, only to see the Cleveland Indians pull off an improbable rally to tie the game.

    The same context then , just before extra innings, the weather nearly turned disastrously for both teams, when rain forced a delay in the game. While the delay only lasted 17 minutes, it still meant players, particularly pitchers, would cool off while waiting for the rain to pass.

    Although it, according to Chicago Cubs  players, the rain delay actually helped. While celebrating their championship, third baseman Kris Bryant said they regrouped during a players-only meeting.

    "It was the best thing for us," Bryant told Fox. "We all got together in the weight room. We all supported each other. You know, [Aroldis Chapman] was a little upset. ... Jason Hayward led the way, talking us up, getting us ready."

    While the rain delay had potential to be much worse, it ended up being exactly what the Chicago Cubs needed.

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