| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:37 PM
Regional hero: Freese
Why not an almost local hero? David Freese isn't from Kansas City, but he plays for the Cardinals and grew up outside of St. Louis, about a four-hour drive to Kansas City. He led the Cardinals to the...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Detroit's Justin Verlander and San Francisco's Matt Cain will be the starting pitchers in Tuesday's All-Star game in Kansas City that will air on Fox 5 San Diego.
The choice of Cain (9-3, 2.62 ERA) as the National League starter has raised some eyebrows,...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Listen up, stupid (and you know who you are, Bud Selig), using the All-Star Game to determine home-field advantage for the World Series becomes more idiotic every year.
Selig and Fox Sports tell us the game "counts," but sorry, the game cannot count...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 8:25 PM
Melky Cabrera has been named the MVP of the 2012 MLB All-Star Game. He belted a 2 run blast that put the NL up 8-0.
The San Francisco Giants were well-represented in the game, with Matt Cain, Buster Posey and Pablo Sandoval starting the game.
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:45 PM
La Russa had big role
Given that neither the Rangers nor Cardinals play in Minnesota's Metrodome, home-field advantage wasn't that crucial in the 2011 World Series.
The Cardinals didn't win because they got to play the last...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Ozzieball was always a misnomer.
Taking their lead from the guy in the manager's office, White Sox marketing types and some of their more casual fans romanticized the Ozzie Guillen era as one of in-your-face baseball — aggressive baserunning,...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Bobby Valentine has managed in the World Series and won a championship in Japan but he never has taken a major league team to a division title in 15 seasons as a manager. It's not likely to happen this year either.
A year after widespread indifference...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 5:19 PM
No. 11 Cardinals: 20th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Red Sox.
The NFL has gone to bed for its six-month nap, leaving an over-under-loving society in a state of withdrawal. But all is not lost.
You can apply that betting concept...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:05 PM
No. 3 Rangers: 28th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Yankees.
One pitch away from a World Series parade in October. Tens of thousands to go in February, and that doesn't count those thrown on the back fields and in the batting cages....