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  • SATURDAY, OCT. 18, 2014

    World Series: Seasoned Giants vs. fresh Royals

    Alex Gordon, Lorenzo Cain and the go-go-go Kansas City Royals played perfect ball to zip through the playoffs. Plus, they recently flattened Buster Posey and his Giants. So how come …


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 17, 2014

    Ex-clinic owner Anthony Bosch pleads guilty in MLB drug case

    Anthony Bosch, the former owner of a Florida anti-aging clinic pleaded guilty in Miami on Thursday to charges of illegally providing performance-enhancing drugs to athletes including baseball players, most notably …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15, 2014

    Giants beat Cardinals in 10th on Randy Choate wild throw

    SAN FRANCISCO – A wild pitch, a wide throw and an 18-inning marathon. These playoff-tested Giants keep finding wacky ways to win in another special October.


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15, 2014

    Royals edge Orioles 2-1 to take 3-0 lead in ALCS

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – In a perfect postseason for the Kansas City Royals, of course Mike Moustakas made that daring catch look so seamless. Boosted by more sparkling defense, a …


  • TUESDAY, OCT. 14, 2014

    Heavy rain in Kansas City forces ALCS Game 3 to be postponed

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The last two times the Kansas City Royals played a postseason game at home, rain fell after the final out. This time, it started well before …


  • TUESDAY, OCT. 14, 2014

    Postseason shines spotlight on managers’ moves

    Ned Yost has the revved-up Kansas City Royals on track for their first World Series trip in 29 years. Still, in his first postseason as a manager, every choice he’s …


  • MONDAY, OCT. 13, 2014, 3:53 P.M.

    ALCS postponed due to rain

    The last two times the Kansas City Royals played a postseason game at home, rain fell after the final out. This time, it started well before the first pitch.


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 12, 2014

    Wrigley Field much-needed restoration underway

    Sunny skies and a row of smiles reflected the friendliness and optimistic mood among team executives and civic leaders Saturday as the Cubs celebrated their “1060 Project” groundbreaking ceremony at …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 12, 2014

    Madison Bumgarner shuts down Cardinals in NLCS opener

    ST. LOUIS – Madison Bumgarner once again put the San Francisco Giants well on the road to a playoff victory. Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the …


  • SATURDAY, OCT. 11, 2014

    Giants vs. Cardinals: Here we go again in NLCS

    ST. LOUIS – Two years later, the sting is still fresh for Mike Matheny. His St. Louis Cardinals were seemingly on the verge of a second straight trip to the …


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 10, 2014

    ALCS, NLCS at a glance

    LCS at a glance A.L.: Royals-Orioles


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 9, 2014

    Homegrown talent key to another NLCS for Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS – Changing cast, same old hit show for the St. Louis Cardinals. In the N.L. Championship Series for the fourth straight year, the Cardinals used just five players …


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 9, 2014

    MLB notes: Nick Markakis savors long-awaited trip to playoffs

    Nick Markakis endured the lean years with the Baltimore Orioles, suffering through one losing season after another during the worst stretch in franchise history. If that wasn’t bad enough, when …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 8, 2014

    Giants top Nationals 3-2, return to NLCS vs Cards

    SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Giants are on another October roll in their every-other-year pattern of postseason success. Joe Panik scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning on …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 8, 2014

    Matt Adams sends Cardinals to NLCS

    ST. LOUIS – Matt Adams could barely contain his enthusiasm – and he didn’t really try, either. He thrust both arms in the air while still in the batter’s box …


  • TUESDAY, OCT. 7, 2014, 9:36 P.M.

    Giants top Nationals 3-2, return to NLCS vs Cards

    Joe Panik scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning on Aaron Barrett’s bases-loaded wild pitch, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Tuesday night to …


  • TUESDAY, OCT. 7, 2014, 5:27 P.M.

    Cardinals sink Clayton Kershaw again, head to another NLCS

    Matt Adams could barely contain his enthusiasm — and he didn’t really try, either. He thrust both arms in the air while still in the batter’s box and added a …


  • TUESDAY, OCT. 7, 2014

    Judge revokes Bosch bail

    MIAMI – The former owner of the clinic at the center of Major League Baseball’s drug scandal has had his bail revoked because of recent positive tests for cocaine use. …


  • TUESDAY, OCT. 7, 2014

    Wong’s blast lifts Cards

    ST. LOUIS – Kolten Wong hit a two-run homer to snap a seventh-inning tie, Matt Carpenter went deep for the third straight game and John Lackey lived up to his …


  • TUESDAY, OCT. 7, 2014

    Nationals emerge from fog

    SAN FRANCISCO – Eye black and uniform still on, Bryce Harper emerged from a different kind of fog than is typically seen in San Francisco. This was the celebratory stuff …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 5, 2014

    Kemp homer in eight produces a 3-2 victory

    LOS ANGELES – Matt Kemp hit a go-ahead home run leading off the eighth inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday night and evening …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 5, 2014

    Giants beat Nationals in 18-inning thriller

    WASHINGTON – Brandon Belt, Yusmeiro Petit and the rest of the San Francisco Giants did what they do so well in October: They never give in, never give up, and …


  • SATURDAY, OCT. 4, 2014

    Royals beat Angels 4-1 in 11, lead ALDS 2-0

    ANAHEIM, Calif. – Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning, and the surprising Kansas City Royals took a 2-0 lead in the A.L. Division Series with a …


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 3, 2014

    Nelson Cruz, J.J. Hardy HRs carry Orioles past Tigers

    BALTIMORE – Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles had the good fortune of avoiding Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer during the regular season. Or maybe it was the other …


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 3, 2014

    A capsule look at the NLDS

    N.L. Division Series 6: Season series: Nationals won 5-2.


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 2, 2014, 6:29 P.M.

    Nelson Cruz, J.J. Hardy HRs carry Orioles past Tigers

    The way Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles are hitting this season, it may not matter much who pitches for the other guys.


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 1, 2014

    Edinson Volquez looks to continue revival against Giants

    PITTSBURGH – Edinson Volquez’s renaissance began with a simple game of catch. During his brief session with Pittsburgh Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage on that January day at the team’s …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 1, 2014

    MLB notes: Two sluggers on M’s manager Lloyd McClendon’s wish list

    SEATTLE – After narrowly missing the postseason, the Seattle Mariners will spend the offseason aggressively trying to add offense to their lineup. And general manager Jack Zduriencik said Tuesday the …


  • TUESDAY, SEPT. 30, 2014

    Twins look for new manager

    The Minnesota Twins fired manager Ron Gardenhire on Monday, saying it was time for a new voice after his 13-season tenure concluded with at least 92 losses in each of …


  • MONDAY, SEPT. 29, 2014

    Redmond rewarded

    The Miami Marlins and manager Mike Redmond, who starred at Gonzaga Prep and Gonzaga University, have agreed to a contract extension through the 2017 season. In each of the last …


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