Levine: James Shields Could Be A Fit With CubsFor the past eight years, Shields has averaged nearly 224 innings pitched.
Report: White Sox Eyeing Top Right-Handed Starting PitcherChicago is doing its due diligence on Max Scherzer, James Shields and Ervin Santana.
Levine: Cubs Still In Hunt For Jon LesterThe bidding for Lester could easily reach $25 million-per.
Wisch: For Cubs, Acquiring Cole Hamels Is A Loaded IssueAs much as we think of the Cubs' future, we still don't really know much at all.
9 Notable MLB Free Agents To Keep Tabs OnWith the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.
5 Things You Missed: 2014 World Series, Game 5The 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.
Bumgarner, Giants Blank Royals For 3-2 Series Lead
Baffoe: 2014 Royals Show How 2015 Cubs Might End UpA larger mentality is shared by the front offices of the Royals and Cubs.
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.
Playoff Pinch Hits: James Shields-Wil Myers Trade A Success For RoyalsThe Kansas City Royals traded for starting pitcher James Shields before the 2013 season, giving up top hitting prospect Wil Myers.
Playoff Pinch Hits: ALCS Series Is SetThe Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.
Royals Beat Angels 8-3 To Finish Off ALDS SweepAlmost an hour had passed, and the postgame party had moved from the field to the Kansas City clubhouse, where victory champagne was once again flowing. Yet as sheets of rain fell at Kauffman Stadium, thousands of celebrating Royals fans refused to leave. They had waited 29 years to soak in moments like these.
Playoff Pinch Hits: It's Do Or Die For Tigers And Angels On SundayThe Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels each find themselves in an 0-2 hole. Can either team recover?
Levine: White Sox Should Have Money To Chase Top Free AgentsChicago will keep an eye on the likes of Victor Martinez and James Shields.
Royals Outlast A's 9-8 In Extra Innings, Move On To ALDSIt 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.