| Oct 11, 2014
| 8:17 PM
With two passionate fist pumps Saturday evening, Kansas City Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain punctuated an evening when he swung nearly every big moment in a tense 4-hour, 17-minute game in his team's direction.
The first celebration came after his...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost, who was Orioles designated hitter Nelson Cruz’s first manager with the Milwaukee Brewers, said the slugger has surpassed even Yost’s high expectations for him since their time together in 2005.
| Oct 10, 2014
| 5:50 PM
ST. LOUIS — This is the last postseason under the reign of baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, who loves to talk about how the hundreds of millions of dollars rich teams annually share with poor teams has given fans of every team hope and faith.
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:39 PM
Before he brushes his teeth in the morning these days, Royals manager Ned Yost reminds himself of one thing.
“Before I even get out of bed, I tell myself, ‘Let’s have fun today,’” Yost said. “Remember where you’...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Major League Baseball pitcher Kyle Lohse has listed his estate in Scottsdale, Ariz., for sale at $3.925 million.
The Tuscan-style property, designed for formal entertaining and indoor-outdoor living, includes such custom features as a home theater...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 6:14 PM
When the American League Division Series started, I definitely felt like we were getting the second string team from TBS for the Orioles and Detroit Tigers.
But after spending three games with them, I will take Brian Anderson, Joe Simpson, Dennis...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 6:05 PM
If you ask the St. Louis Cardinals, there were two at-bats in the first game of their National League division series with the Dodgers that defined their team.
One carried with it a note of caution, the other they wore like a badge of honor following...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Zack Greinke has had a season most pitchers would dream of: a career-high 17 wins, fifth-most in the National League. A 2.71 ERA and 207 strikeouts, most since his Cy Young award-winning season with Kansas City in 2009.
On most teams he would be the...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. ANGELS: Guess who batted .583 in their last playoff series? Jeff Mathis, 2009 ALCS. Really. (1)
2. WASHINGTON: Last D.C.-based team to win a postseason series:...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:41 PM
When Orioles catcher Matt Wieters went down for the season with an elbow injury in May, baseball savants were ready to throw dirt on the team's chances. The three-time All-Star not only played a key position, he was a crucial part of the team leadership....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Ugh, it’s the Royals.
No team was more disliked by Angels fans during my salad days than the Kansas City Royals. They had the audacity to be the first expansion team to win an American League division title. It should have been the Halos.