Costumed Cubs Cleveland-bound

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CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs got a Halloween send off earlier tonight at Wrigley Field.

Fans gathered to wish the Cubs good luck as they travel to Cleveland.

Joe Maddon encouraged the players to dress up. Some did. And the fans loved it.

Excited fans also showed up with their costumes.

Before the buses took off, Cubs President Theo Epstein grabbed a basket of candy to hand out treats.

The sugar will do for now, but these folks want a World Series trophy.

Meanwhile, Cubs fans await the team in Cleveland ahead of Game 6.  WGN's Patrick Elwood has more from them: