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Fill your World Series off-day with these fantastic Cubs and Indians player portraits

While you may not have had a World Series game to watch Thursday as the Indians and Cubs arrived in Chicago for Friday's Game 3 (8 p.m. ET game time, 7:30 p.m. air time on FOX), you were in luck as the two teams took some great World Series portraits that you can stare at all day. And, since it's October -- the spookiest time of the year -- they even feature a fog machine going at full strength. 
Forget who's playing? Wonder no more: 

The smoke certainly makes the Commissioner's Trophy seem like a "Lord of the Rings"-style mystical artifact. Which it pretty much is: 

Javier Báez made sure to show off his amazing MLB logo tattoo: 

If you asked Indians hitters about Jake Arrieta's performance in Game 2, when he took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, they may have said he was pitching while hidden in a cloud of smoke. 

David Ross' photo is filled with such drama and pathos it could easily hang in the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery: 

Meanwhile, Andrew Miller couldn't contain his glee. Given his postseason performance (13 2/3 IP, 24 K, 0 R), can you blame him? 

Francisco Lindor took a moment to do some deep thinking. He was presumably questioning the nature of reality, because his defensive work frequently breaks the laws of reality: 

Roberto Pérez, who knows a thing or two about pitch framing, also knows the best way to frame his face, too: 

While all these photos are great, if MVPs were given out for photo shoots, Rajai Davis would walk away with the prize. Just look at that smile: 

And hey, Rajai, what sport are you playing? Ah, that's right. Baseball. 

How do you feel about baseball? 

And then, for good measure, Davis finished it off with a pose that could have come straight out of the "Thriller" video:

Tune in to FOX to see Wrigley Field host its first World Series game since 1945 when the two teams square off for Game 3 at 8 p.m. ET on Friday. 

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