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Watch: Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo tie Cubs postseason home run record

Kris Bryant ties Kyle Schwarber as the Cubs postseason home run leader.
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Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant opened Game 6 of the World Series by belting a 433-foot home run against Cleveland Indians starter Josh Tomlin in the top of the first inning.

The shot was Bryant's second of the World Series and he ties Kyle Schwarber as the Cubs' postseason home run leader. A ninth inning home run by Anthony Rizzo also tied him with Bryant and Schwarber.

It is estimated that the ball came off the bat at 108 miles per hour, according to Statcast.

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Watch Bryant's home run below:

Bryant is the first Cubs hitter to homer in back-to-back World Series games since Frank Demaree, however Demaree’s came in back-to-back Chicago Fall Classic games spanning 1932 and 1935.

Watch Rizzo's home run in the ninth inning below:

Chicago is looking to extend the series to seven games with a win on Tuesday night. The Indians lead the series 3–2.