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Terry Francona is one of the worst at manager challenges

Meanwhile, two of the best teams in baseball played a single-elimination game, with the feisty losers going home.

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Yesterday's Baseball

Deja adieu: Cubs' ace bounces Bucs | - Jake Arrieta weaved his routine spell, and rookie Kyle Schwarber drove in the first three runs -- two on a majestic 450-foot homer out of PNC Park -- and Chicago blanked Pittsburgh, 4-0, in Wednesday night's National League Wild Card Game.

October Moment: Pirates' missed opportunity proves fateful | FOX Sports - For one inning, the Bucs had their chance against Cubs' Arrieta

98-win Pirates deserved better than one-and-done | HardballTalk - Amassing baseball's second-best record doesn't count for a whole lot these days.

Today's Baseball

Texas - Toronto - 3:30 PM EDT | Houston - Kansas City 7:30 PM EDT | Both games are on Fox Sports 1

Tribe News

Indians' ratings on SportsTime Ohio plummet during 2015 season - Crain's Cleveland Business - The Indians' 36% year-over-year drop in viewership was the second-largest in baseball, and occurred after a 2014 season in which the Indians' local ratings cracked the top five.

Which starting pitchers deserve an A? Grading the 2015 Cleveland Indians: Paul Hoynes' analysis | - With the 2015 season now in the books for the Indians, Northeast Ohio Media Group beat writer Paul Hoynes grades the starting pitchers. Prepare for surprises.

What outfielder received highest mark? Grading the 2015 Cleveland Indians: Paul Hoynes' analysis | - Beat writer Paul Hoynes breaks down the performances of the Indians outfielders in 2015 and gives them grades.

Do any relief pitchers deserve an A? Grading the 2015 Cleveland Indians: Paul Hoynes' analysis | - Indians beat writer Paul Hoynes breaks down the Indians' relief pitchers and gives them a grade for their 2015 performance.

Around the Horn

Which manager had most success with review system in 2015? | FOX Sports - Not Terry Francona, who was one of the worst.

Watching with Jessica Mendoza | FOX Sports - Jessica Mendoza's the first woman to serve as a broadcaster on a nationally televised postseason baseball game, and here's why it matters.

Someone stole Bronson Arroyo’s yacht and sold it | HardballTalk - Yacht theft: it can happen to anyone.