A rain delay helped end a drought.
The sky opened over downtown Cleveland that unseasonably warm Nov. 2 night, giving Cubs fans 17 long minutes to ponder their panic and question curses — a cat, a goat, a fan and a first baseman.
Mother Nature also allowed Jason Heyward to summon the longtime Lovable Losers to a weight room for a speech that will live in Cubs lore forevermore.
An inning after the Indians' Rajai Davis improbably tied Game 7 of the 2016 World Series 6-6 — and tied emotions in knots — with a two-run homer off Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman, showers fell from heaven, and the fateful 10th inning would have to wait.
Both franchises were used to that,...