This play at first base between Aroldis Chapman and Francisco Lindor was as close as can be
What's the shortest span of time you can think of? A second? A millisecond? The unquantifiable, infinitesimal time it took for a single fleeting thought to fire from one neuron to another as you watched the Cubs top the Indians, 9-3, in Game 6 of the World Series?
Take that last one, and we're getting close to the margin by which
With two outs in the seventh, Lindor hit a dribbling grounder between first and second base.
It was so close, in fact, that Lindor was originally called safe -- because to anyone watching it in real time, he looked safe. Only when watching the replay was it apparent that Chapman got there first by a sliver, and the call was overturned:
We don't want to force any metaphors onto a World Series that's headed to Game 7 between two clubs with long championship droughts, but if you're looking for one -- well, there it is.
Watch to see how many close calls come up in Game 7 on Wednesday, 7 p.m. ET air time | 8 p.m. ET game time on FOX.