| Oct 26, 2014
| 9:24 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Befitting the teams that got here, the 2014 World Series has been a wild one to watch.
The matchup between two wild-card teams may not go down as an all-time classic like Reds-Red Sox in 1975 or Twins-Braves in '91, and certainly...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:44 AM
In regards to Tinker Field, I'm going to paraphrase The Clash: "Should it stay or should it go?"
Around the time Germany and England were fighting World War I, baseball was beginning to be played at what is today Tinker Field. Named after Hall of Fame...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter was narrowly edged for the Sporting News American League Manager of the Year award, finishing behind the Los Angeles Angels' Mike Scioscia by just one vote.
The award, which has been given out every year since 1936, is...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Isn't democracy grand? Or messy? Or both? Anyway, after months of citizens spitting vitriol like chewing tobacco at each other, making numbers sing, making numbers dance, doing everything just short of proclaiming that a baseball stadium will either...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:58 AM
HARTFORD — The city's cost of leasing a minor league ballpark from the company that lost a bid to develop land north of downtown would have been less than the proposed leasing costs by the winning bidder, newly released documents show.
| Oct 29, 2014
| 12:50 PM
This has been some postseason for the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner. Record stuff, really. So good you now have to wonder if he can take it to that sacred level:
Sandy Koufax in the 1965 World Series.
That was the Series when Koufax chose not to...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 2:37 PM
If Jack Morris had his way, Madison Bumgarner would be starting Game 7 of the World Series.
"If you've got any inclination to throw Bumgarner, why not start him?" Morris said Wednesday, before Game 7 of the 2014 World Series.
Bumgarner, the ace of the...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Despite season-ending injuries to shortstop Manny Machado and catcher Matt Wieters and the late-season suspension of first baseman Chris Davis, this Orioles season's biggest disappointment had to be right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez.
The Orioles signed...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Ron Eyester is upset.
His team landed on the bottom last week and Joy Crump got sent home for serving raw veal. For some reason he is blaming it on the drama between Aaron and Keriann. He tells everyone in the stew room, “If we have another team...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:00 PM
During a conversation in regards to his first season in Major League Baseball, Christian Bergman interrupts himself.
“It seems like I’m saying ‘learning’ a whole lot,” he joked.
Indeed, from his days at St. Francis High...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 5:30 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Brandon Crawford raced home from second base on a throwing error by reliever Randy Choate in the 10th inning Tuesday, allowing the San Francisco Giants to rebound after blowing a four-run lead and beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 in...