Joe Maddon, Bruce Bochy Bring Wild West Flair To Cubs-Giants SeriesMaddon and Bochy tend to treat regular-season matchups as if they were playoff games. Now they're actually meeting up in the postseason.
Fantasy Baseball All-Star Edition: Which Players Do You Actually Want On Your Team?Just because someone is an All-Star in the eyes of Major League Baseball doesn't mean you need or want them on your fantasy baseball roster. In fact, it's mostly irrelevant to smart fantasy owners. By looking the hitters and pitchers in line for the big honor this week, you can find assets you have that other clueless owners might want in a trade. Think about how to exploit that weakness in your fantasy baseball league this weekend.
Report: Cubs' Offer To Jon Lester Is For 6 Years, $138 MillionStill, a decision doesn't appear imminent from Lester.
5 Things You Missed: 2014 World Series, Game 6The Royals scored 10 runs to shut out the Giants in World Series Game 6. Here are 5 things you missed.
Bumgarner, Giants Blank Royals For 3-2 Series Lead
Bumgarner, Giants Stop Royals 7-1 In Series OpenerBy the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead. It might as well have been 100 with the way MadBum and this orange-and-black bunch play in the World Series.
Levine's World Series Prediction: Giants In 6The starting rotation will be the difference for San Francisco.
Report: Giants Have Officially Filed Protest Following Tarp ChaosIt's a long shot, with San Francisco contending Wrigley's tarp is a "mechanical field device."
Giants Furious After Cubs' Tarp SnafuTuesday's game was called after 4 1/2 innings because the field was soaked from 15 minutes of rain.
Cubs Outlast Giants 2-0 In Rain-Shortened GameThe San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs played 4 1/2 innings in 6 hours, 9 minutes. An unplayable field following a downpour led to the game being called off at 1:16 a.m. The teams had played just enough on Tuesday night for the Cubs to earn a rain-shortened 2-0 victory.
Baffoe: Did We Get What We Wished For With Baseball Replay?There are more loopholes and flaws than anyone envisioned with the new system.
Baffoe: Ryan Freel & The Hurt Of HustleWhen you see one of these great hustle plays from now on just know what you’re clapping it up for.
Ventura To Join AL Coaching Staff For All-Star GameTigers manager Jim Leyland has selected Ventura and Blue Jays manager John Gibbons as his coaches for the AL All-Star squad
Beltran, Freese Hit 2-Run HRs, Cards Beat GiantsBoosted by two-run homers from proven postseason stars Carlos Beltran and David Freese, and 5 1-3 innings from a steady bullpen, the wild, wild-card St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series.
Fan's Strong Throw Beats Tejada To Dugout After HRAmong the age-old traditions at Wrigley Field, throwing back home run balls hit by visiting players is right at the top of the list.