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  • World Series notebook: Lincecum overcomes illness

    The Sports Xchange By Alan Eskew, The Sports Xchange World Series notebook: Lincecum overcomes illness KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Tim Lincecum was throwing up instead of throwing in the bullpen Tuesday ahead of Game 1 of the World Series. "I didn't know he...
  • Miami Marlins: Giancarlo Stanton selected to Sporting News NL All-Star team

    Miami Marlins: Giancarlo Stanton selected to Sporting News NL All-Star team
    Right fielder Giancarlo Stanton was the lone Miami Marlins on Sporting News’ National League All-Star team, as selected by a panel of NL executives. The two other outfielders picked to the squad: Justin Upton and Andrew McCutchen. The rest of...
  • Royals passed up on Buster Posey, Giants are glad they did

    If the Kansas City Royals lose this World Series, none of the decisions they are about to make will be as crucial as one they made six years ago. They could have had Buster Posey. With the third pick of the 2008 draft, the Royals picked first...
  • Jake Peavy's mound antics proof he cares

     Jake Peavy's mound antics proof he cares
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Giants Game 2 starter Jake Peavy considers himself a "laid-back" guy, saying he prefers kicking back during the winter "and letting life come to me. " But that doesn't mesh with the Peavy who talks to himself and gets a bit...
  • Same stage, new uniform for Giants' Peavy

    The Sports Xchange By Alan Eskew, The Sports Xchange Same stage, new uniform for Giants' Peavy KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jake Peavy earned a World Series ring with the Boston Red Sox last year. The right-hander will try to move closer to another...
  • How the Cubs can rebuild their roster

    As anyone who has been to Wrigley Field in the past five years can attest, the ballpark isn't the only thing the Cubs own that needs a radical makeover. The club has constructed a plan to improve the stadium. But Wrigley is a live entertainment venue...
  • World Series notebook: Royals comfortable with Nix

    The Sports Xchange By Alan Eskew, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: minor edits throughout World Series notebook: Royals comfortable with Nix KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jayson Nix is with his fourth organization -- the Philadelphia Phillies, Tampa Bay Rays,...
  • Giants' core four relievers are back for their third World Series

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Yankees had their "Core Four" of players who won five World Series together in 14 seasons. Does the foursome of Giants relievers who have participated in three World Series runs in five years claim a similarly catchy nickname? "No,"...
  • World Series notebook: Giants hold experience edge

    The Sports Xchange By Alan Eskew, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: fixes World Series winner in last graf; other minor edits World Series notebook: Giants hold experience edge KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The San Francisco Giants have been here before, winning...
  • Giants vs. Royals, projected World Series lineups

    WORLD SERIES: GIANTS VS. ROYALS PROJECTED LINEUPS KANSAS CITY 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...
  • Former Kutztown, IronPigs pitcher Ryan Vogelsong defies odds to reach World Series

    Former Kutztown, IronPigs pitcher Ryan Vogelsong defies odds to reach World Series
    Throughout the major league playoffs this season the Kansas City Royals have become known as a team of destiny. Despite failing to go .500 over the last month of the season, they hung on to a wild card spot and sneaked into the American League...