It had been 29 years since the Kansas City Royals had last been to the postseason — nearly three decades spent mostly in baseball’s backwater, a small-market organization on a shoe-string budget trying in vain to compete with the big boys. On Tuesday night, they returned to the game’s grand stage in dramatic fashion.
The Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics are both small-market teams with big MLB Playoff aspirations.
It pays to be really bad instead of middle-of-the-pack bad.
Jon Lester opposes John Danks tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.
Rick Hahn has to decide to chase a couple big names or spread money around to a half-dozen guys.
Acquiring pitching will be Chicago’s main offseason objective.
The Cubs have now shown they have money available to chase a big-name pitcher.
Plus, Jed Hoyer also addresses Jorge Soler’s timeline and the need for starting pitching.
After one of the craziest MLB trade deadlines ever, let’s take a look at who made the best moves of the day.
By Jordan Tracy The trade deadline has come and gone. All that is left is possibly waiver wire trades that could include someone like Cliff Lee being dealt but major moves have been made before […]
It was Boston’s second big trade of the day, as it earlier shipped Jon Lester to Oakland.
A blockbuster deal has gone through on the morning of trade deadline day.
Jose Quintana opposes Jon Lester this afternoon at Fenway Park.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.
If Chris Sale was pitching in the 1970s, he might have been able to determine his own fate on Thursday evening.
The Red Sox take a 3-2 lead back to Boston. Here are five things you missed from game 5.
Kevin Youkilis hit his first homer at Fenway Park as a visitor, driving a three-run shot over the Green Monster to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 7-5 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.