| Oct 22, 2014
| 1:51 PM
San Francisco Giants right-hander Jake Peavy, who will start Game 2 of the World Series against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night, has always been a pitcher who wears his heart on his sleeve … and his cap, his jersey, his pants and his...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 9:14 PM
While the Dodgers were adding one of those new-age, rock-star executives to their front office last week, naming Rays general manager Andrew Friedman their new president of baseball operations, the archrival Giants were busy winning their third pennant in...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The Kansas City Royals might have skipped the World Series for three decades, but they have an identity now. Ladies and gentlemen, the Royals Way: a lockdown bullpen, suffocating defense and speed to kill.
The Oakland Athletics have a way, the zig-when-...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:55 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Giants Game 2 starter Jake Peavy considers himself a "laid-back" guy, saying he prefers kicking back during the winter "and letting life come to me. "
But that doesn't mesh with the Peavy who talks to himself and gets a bit...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:37 PM
As anyone who has been to Wrigley Field in the past five years can attest, the ballpark isn't the only thing the Cubs own that needs a radical makeover.
The club has constructed a plan to improve the stadium. But Wrigley is a live entertainment venue...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Throughout the major league playoffs this season the Kansas City Royals have become known as a team of destiny.
Despite failing to go .500 over the last month of the season, they hung on to a wild card spot and sneaked into the American League...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 11:14 PM
As Travis Ishikawa circled the bases — levitated, really — after hitting the home run that sent the San Francisco Giants to the World Series, he saw a teammate approaching him. Ishikawa was rounding second base and heading for third, and all...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 5:03 PM
PHOENIX — Avisail Garcia attracted most of the South Side attention when he was acquired from the Tigers in a three-team trade that sent Jake Peavy from the White Sox to the Red Sox nearly 15 months ago.
But pitcher Francellis Montas, a former Red...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 9:45 PM
ST. LOUIS — This would've been as good a time as any for Jake Peavy to prove he's a big-game pitcher.
With free agency beckoning and a second straight chance under the October spotlight, the Giants right-hander went into Game 2 of the National...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 9:04 PM
ST. LOUIS -- On a night when they might have lost their perennial All-Star catcher, the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to tie the National League Championship Series.
Second baseman Kolten Wong led off the bottom of the ninth Sunday with St. Louis'...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 7:23 PM
The decision could go down as one of the wisest in baseball history.
The St. Louis Cardinals had just won the World Series, for the second time in six years. Albert Pujols, their three-time most valuable player and the best hitter to grace St. Louis...