| 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 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 14, 2014
| 9:56 PM
Orioles Manager Buck Showalter maintained he didn't want to sound like "Captain Obvious" when it came to stressing the importance of Tuesday's game to his players.
Trailing the Royals, 2-0, in the American League Championship Series, it was obvious what...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The eyes have it.
That's what strikes Tom Meusborn, long-time baseball coach at Chatsworth High, as he watches replays of Kansas City third baseman Mike Moustakas diving into a dugout suite to make a spectacular catch of a foul popup in Game 3 of the...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:03 PM
The new generation of Kansas City Royals fans might swoon at Alex Gordon, or Lorenzo Cain, or Mike Moustakas. The guy who flew 14 hours to get here from South Korea is a diehard fan.
So, as SungWoo Lee bounced behind the batting cage before Game 1 of...
| 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...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:01 AM
Just hours after the Kansas City Royals clinched a World Series berth with a sweep over the Orioles, tomes began to emerge about how it’s all been part of the Royals' plan. That’s a little tidy for my taste — both of these teams had to...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Center fielder Adam Jones, perhaps the Orioles' best player and vocal leader, walked over to the corner of the Kauffman Stadium visiting clubhouse early Wednesday evening and began hugging teammates, from outfielder Nelson Cruz to pitcher Zach Britton...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:09 PM
DETROIT -- J.D. Martinez and Rajai Davis hit home runs and Max Scherzer held the Kansas City Royals to one run in 6 2/3 innings Tuesday night in a 4-2 Detroit Tigers victory. The win was enough to pull the Tigers into a first-place tie with the Royals...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:29 AM
It was 29 years ago when pitcher Bret Saberhagen, a former City Section player of the year from Reseda Cleveland, led the Kansas City Royals to a world championship over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Now another former City Section player of the year, Mike...