| 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 21, 2014
| 6:55 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:43 AM
Job 1 for Clayton Kershaw on Wednesday: pitch the Dodgers to the National League West championship. He wins, and they clinch, with the San Francisco Giants on hand to witness the party.
Win or lose, Kershaw can etch his name in baseball's record book,...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:54 PM
The Tribune’s Mark Gonzales answers readers’ questions about the possibility of Justin Grimm returning to the rotation, Kris Bryant’s exclusion from the 40-man roster, and Welington Castillo’s future:
Q: Justin Grimm originally...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:13 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Right-hander Tim Lincecum pitched his second career no-hitter Wednesday and second in two seasons against the San Diego Padres, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 victory at AT&T Park.
Lincecum recorded his seventh career shutout...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:13 PM
White Sox: With no homers in 237 at-bats entering Saturday, Conor Gillaspie's power outage grows more mysterious.
Indians: Nick Swisher had .128 average with no walks in first 39 at-bats after return from DL. Nice...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:31 PM
Jim Peltz ranks Major League Baseball's 30 teams. Last week’s rankings are in parentheses, Statistics are through Friday’s games.
1. OAKLAND: The A’s have baseball’s best winning percentage (.624) and have won seven of their last...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Trade deadline day has morphed into a TV show in recent years, with MLB Network providing up-to-the-minute coverage of deals and rumors in the final hours before the deadline.
But A's general manager Billy Beane and Cubs President Theo Epstein concocted...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Hand it to the an unlikely pitcher to help the Marlins end six-game losing streak.
After giving up two runs in the third, Marlins pitcher Brad Hand and his catcher, Jeff Mathis, had a conversation. The chat helped the 24-year-old recover his...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Casey McGehee opened the week with 56 RBI despite hitting just two homers, the second of which was a two-run shot off Tim Lincecum in Sunday’s 3-2 win over the Giants.
Unless McGehee goes on a long ball binge, he’s got a good shot of...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:39 PM
On the heels of what he called one of his most rewarding seasons, UC Irvine baseball coach Mike Gillespie is understandably excited to be remaining at the Anteaters helm.
UCI Athletic Director Mike Izzi has said a contract extension will be signed...