| 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...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:56 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Washington Nationals took advantage of a two-run throwing error by San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner to break a scoreless tie in the seventh inning en route to a series-extending, 4-1 victory Monday afternoon.
| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:25 PM
WASHINGTON -- There was much made over the first postseason start for Washington Nationals pitcherStephen Strasburg, who was shut down in 2012 because of an innings limit and did not appear in the playoffs that season.
But Joe Panik, a rookie who was...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:41 PM
Gaining traction on Twitter and elsewhere is the story of Daisha Simmons. She started her basketball career at Rutgers, transferred to Alabama and wanted to transfer to Seton Hall to finish her career as a post-graduate student. The reason: Her brother is...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Dodgers 8, Cubs 5
KEY MOMENT: Without a starting pitcher available, the Dodgers used six relievers to get through the game. The best performance of the day was turned in by Chris Perez. With the Dodgers' leading, 6-4, Perez pitched a perfect sixth...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 11:03 PM
DETROIT — Two years ago, Avisail Garcia spent his fall helping the Tigers reach the World Series.
Before his return to Comerica Park on Monday, Sox manager Robin Ventura said the 23-year-old right fielder might learn something being on the...