| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Baseball's annual rumor fest is upon us. The winter meetings start Monday in San Diego, and what traditionally deteriorates into a week of overblown analysis of overblown hype might actually amount to something big.
One reason: teams looking for offense...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Days after the Orioles' memorable 2014 season ended in the American League Championship Series, it seemed a foregone conclusion the club would be able to retain its longest-tenured player.
As weeks went by without a deal, optimism dissipated, and once...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:10 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – They made a mockery out of the home-field advantage. They finished six games out of first place. Their best player was missing in action during the World Series.
Yeah, all that and $8 will get you a bunch of garlic fries at AT&...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 9:24 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Grateful Dead songs played over the p.a. system at AT&T Park during batting practice Friday in what may have been a devious plan to mellow out Royals' hitters before Game 3 of the World Series.
After the shaky performance of the...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:41 PM
Royals 3, Giants 2: Alcides Escobar went 2-for-4 and scored twice as visiting Kansas City edged San Francisco to take a 2-1 lead in the World Series.
Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer had RBI hits as the Royals won their second straight game after losing...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 11:18 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Zack Greinke asked out of Kansas City four years ago. He was in the prime of his career. He would not sign a new contract with the Royals because he wanted to win and, as he told anyone who asked, he did not believe the Royals...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 8:37 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Salvador Perez hit a two-run double and Omar Infante belted a two-run homer in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals defeated the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece....
| Oct 12, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Mike Trout did not make it to the championship series, but his cleats did.
Travis Ishikawa is the accidental left fielder for the San Francisco Giants. He made a spectacular diving catch in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series on Saturday,...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 11:12 PM
Ned Yost is in the World Series. Don Mattingly and Matt Williams can walk freely around their towns.
In an October packed with managerial decisions gone wrong, the other guys are off the hook. Mike Matheny made the biggest blunder of the postseason...
| 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 20, 2014
| 5:00 PM
WORLD SERIES: GIANTS VS. ROYALS
POS; PLAYER; AVG.; HR; RBI; COMMENT
SS; Alcides Escobar; .285; 3; 50; .283 first half, .287 second half, .278 postseason.
RF; Nori Aoki; .285; 1; 43; Jarrod Dyson is designated runner...