World Series

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

5 Impressive Jon Lester Statistics

Lester’s coming off a career year in 2014.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Joe Maddon. (Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Take Comfort In The Confidence Of The Cubs

There’s a cold-blooded plan in place.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2014

Buster Posey #28 and Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Reliever Bumgarner, Giants Beat Royals 3-2 To Clinch World Series

Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief to lead the Giants to their third World Series title in five years.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 28: Yordano Ventura #30 of the Kansas City Royals pitches in the first inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Six of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 28, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

5 Things You Missed: 2014 World Series, Game 6

The Royals scored 10 runs to shut out the Giants in World Series Game 6. Here are 5 things you missed.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2014

Omar Infante #14 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with teammate Mike Moustakas #8 after scoring in the third inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Six of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 28, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Royals Force Game 7

Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single and Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop in a seven-run second inning.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2014

Aaron Lewis. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Staind Lead Singer Aaron Lewis Apologizes For Botching National Anthem

Lewis skipped some lyrics ahead of Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday night.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 26: Madison Bumgarner #40 celebrates with Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants after defeating the Kansas City Royals 5-0 in Game Five of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park on October 26, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

5 Things You Missed: 2014 World Series, Game 5

The Giants’ Madison Bumgarner pitched a complete-game shutout in World Series Game 5 to put the Royals down 3-2. Here are 5 things you missed.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2014

Gregor Blanco #7 and Michael Morse #38 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after scoring on a two-run double by Joe Panik #12 in the seventh inning against the Kansas City Royals during Game Four of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park on October 25, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants Surge Past Royals 11-4 To Tie Series 2-All

The World Series was slipping away from the San Francisco Giants.

10/26/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 24: Greg Holland #56 of the Kansas City Royals pitches in the ninth inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Three of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park on October 24, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: World Series Game 4 Will Be Another Close One

Game 3 was pivotal in the World Series. And the Kansas City Royals’ win forces the San Francisco Giants to play from behind in Game 4.

10/25/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 24: Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals hits a RBI single in the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Three of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park on October 24, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

5 Things You Missed: 2014 World Series, Game 3

The Kansas City Royals eked out a win over the San Francisco Giants in Game 3 of the World Series. Here are 5 things you missed.

10/25/2014

Alex Gordon #4 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with teammates in the sixth inning after scoring against the San Francisco Giants during Game Three of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park on October 24, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Royals Take 2-1 World Series Lead Against Giants

In a 3-2 win, the Kansas City bullpen shut San Francisco down again.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2014

The Royals celebrate their trip to the World Series. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Baffoe: 2014 Royals Show How 2015 Cubs Might End Up

A larger mentality is shared by the front offices of the Royals and Cubs.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 22: Omar Infante #14 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates after hitting a two-run home run in the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Two of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 22, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Even Up World Series; Giants Not Worried

The Royals were back to their old selves against the Giants in Game Two. The World Series heads to San Francisco this weekend.

10/23/2014

Alcides Escobar #2 of the Kansas City Royals hits an RBI double against the San Francisco Giants in the second inning during Game Two of the 2014 World Series.  (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Royals Beats Giants 7-2 To Tie World Series 1-All

Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece.

10/22/2014

Pablo Sandoval. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs, White Sox Have Reason To Keep Eye On Pablo Sandoval

Free agent-to-be Pablo Sandoval would fit in with both Chicago baseball teams.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2014

The 1989 World Series trophy sits on display before a celebration of the championship of 25 years ago against the San Francisco Giants before a game at O.co Coliseum on July 19, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Levine’s World Series Prediction: Giants In 6

The starting rotation will be the difference for San Francisco.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Kansas City Royals fans cheer against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Why The Royals Will Win The World Series In 6 Games

The Giants and Royals got to the World Series by playing better baseball than better teams. Which team will emerge as champion?

10/19/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 16: Travis Ishikawa #45 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after he hits a three-run walk-off home run to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals And Giants An Unlikely World Series Pairing

The World Series between the Royals and Giants will feature two teams that didn’t even win 90 games during the regular season.

10/18/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 16: The San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants’ World Series Win Won’t Make Them A Dynasty

The San Francisco Giants could win a third World Series in five seasons by beating the Kansas City Royals. But it won’t make them a dynasty.

10/18/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Keidel: Royal Blue Skies For Kansas City

Baseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2014

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