A statistical look at Chicago’s 3-2 victory over visiting Cleveland:
1: Hits Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant had in his previous 15 at-bats before leading off the fourth inning by driving a fastball into the left-field bleachers, where a fan in the first row dropped it.
1-7: Cleveland’s record in its last eight postseason Game 5s dating back to Game 5 of the 1997 World Series.
1.93: Cubs pitcher Jon Lester’s ERA this postseason.
2 2/3: Innings pitched by Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman.
3: Stolen bases by Cleveland’s Rajai Davis.
3-1: Lester’s record this postseason.
4-1: Lester’s career World Series record.
7-7: The Cubs’ record in Game 5s.
8-0: The Indians’ record when they score first entering Sunday’s game. Cleveland’s only Game 5 win was against Toronto in the ALCS this year.
.421: Cleveland shortstop Francisco Lindor’s batting average in this World Series.
15: Pitches throw by Chapman that went 100 mph or more.
42: Total pitches thrown by Chapman
1985: The last year a team overcame a 3-1 Series deficit (the Kansas City Royals). The Cubs are trying to become the first team to do it by winning games 6 and 7 on the road since the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates.
2012: The last time Chapman made an appearance in the seventh inning of a game.
Compiled by Stu Rosenberg