Column | Sep 30, 2014 | 4:30 AM
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Story | Sep 30, 2014 | 4:03 AMThe Kansas City Royals are playing a postseason game for the first time in 29 years when they host the Oakland Athletics in Tuesday's American League wild-card game. The Royals have been perennial pushovers since winning the 1985 World Series before recently emerging behind a rock-solid bullpen. Oakland, which went 10-20 to finish this season, is in the postseason for the third straight season and lost to the Detroit Tigers in the AL Division Series each of the last two years.
Story | Sep 29, 2014 | 10:26 PM
MLB Team Report - Arizona Diamondbacks - INSIDE PITCH The Diamondbacks learned this season that you cannot play hurt and expect ringing success. Injuries to top pieces Patrick Corbin, Paul Goldschmidt, Mark Trumbo, A.J. Pollock and Bronson Arroyo were...
Story | Sep 29, 2014 | 10:46 PM
The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Bottom-dwelling Cubs showing signs of turnaround CHICAGO -- It was a maddeningly familiar finish for the Chicago Cubs in 2014 -- fifth place in the National League Central for the fifth...
Story | Sep 30, 2014 | 12:10 AM
MLB Team Report - Chicago Cubs - INSIDE PITCH CHICAGO -- It was a maddeningly familiar finish for the Chicago Cubs in 2014 -- fifth place in the National League Central for the fifth consecutive year. But the Cubs' tenure as NL bottom-dwellers may be...