| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:06 PM
If a movie is to be made of the incredible saga of the 2014 Kansas City Royals, the role of Ned Yost would have to be played by an actor like Steve Carell, someone adept at playing a bumbling idiot.
"Kansas City and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 8:35 PM
It has been a long, strange trip for Dale Sveum, from taking the blame for the Chicago Cubs' woes to watching a young Kansas City Royals lineup grow up overnight into the surprising team that leads the Baltimore Orioles, 2-0, in the American League...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:45 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When the Royals won their only World Series championship in 1985, 19-year-old fan Dayton Moore watched Game 7 from a grassy knoll between the left field stands of Royals Stadium and Interstate-70.
It was the equivalent of...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:45 AM
I constantly hear reporters citing the contract with Sam Zell and the Tribune that the Ricketts family was "forced" to accept in purchasing the Cubs as the reason that it is impossible to increase payroll and sign free agents. What am I missing? Are the...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 5:07 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Any Royals player saying the American League Championship Series will not go back to Baltimore would have come as a surprise.
That the bold prediction came from Jarrod Dyson, someone few outside Kansas City have heard of, made...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 6:47 PM
It has been a long, strange trip for Dale Sveum, from taking the blame for the Cubs' woes to watching a young Royals lineup grow up overnight into the surprising team that leads the Orioles 2-0 in the American League Championship Series..
It was a...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 7:26 PM
BALTIMORE — Now it's just getting ridiculous, this Royals' dynasty-in the-making thing.
There's no plausible reason to believe a team can make it to the World Series with a middle-of-the-pack offense, a nondescript rotation and Ned Yost calling...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:32 PM
If not for the addition of a second wild-card team to the postseason, the A's would've been answering questions about one of the great collapses in baseball history instead of facing the Royals on Tuesday night in Kansas City, Mo.
The A's had the best...
| Sep 27, 2014
The Royals earned their first postseason appearance since 1985 Friday night with a 3-1 victory over the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. The Royals scored all three runs in the first inning as the first three batters got hits off Hector...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:46 PM
On a slow Monday night in Tacoma, Wash., Cubs' outfield prospect Jorge Soler retweeted some big news from the official Twitter account of Minor League Baseball:
"BREAKING NEWS: No. 5 #Cubs prospect @JorgeSoler68 reportedly was called up, just after an...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:24 PM
ST. LOUIS — One of the main reasons the Cubs fired manager Dale Sveum after last season with a year left on his contract was the perception Sveum's tough love approach toward Starlin Castro wasn't working.
So it should come as no surprise the Cubs...