Baseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job. The Giants, Cardinals, Orioles and Royals aren’t considered members of the monetary aristocracy, at least not at the level of the Yankees, Red Sox, and Dodgers.
Travis Ishikawa made good on the big stage only a few months removed from the minors, hitting the first homer to end an NLCS on a three-run drive that lifted San Francisco to a 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 on Thursday night.
Boosted by their strong results on replay challenges this season, several umpires will get to work the World Series for the first time.
Jeff Banister isn’t just one of the finest baseball men I’ve met in a clubhouse — he’s one of the finest men I have met, period.
With another tight win over the Orioles, the Royals captured their first the AL championship since 1985. That was also the last time that they were in the playoffs.
Bench coach Tim Bogar, the Rangers’ interim manager for the final 22 games after Ron Washington’s sudden resignation, is among three finalists for the Texas manager’s job.
Nail-biting tension. Extra-inning excitement. Game-changing home runs. Baseball’s postseason has offered up a lot of drama, if you can stay awake long enough to see it.
It’s time once again to look back at some of the greatest moments from the 2014 season. Who doesn’t love a robbery?!
The Rangers have interviewed the first external candidate in their search for a new manager. Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo met with the Rangers on Tuesday.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is fully comfortable with being the dean of those in charge of major North American sports. Being the oldest — well, that is a different story.
Kevin Kouzmanoff and J.P. Arencibia were among six players who the Rangers assigned outright to Round Rock on Monday. The Rangers have 37 players on their 40-man roster.
The Rangers have reached a two-year player development agreement with the High-A High Desert Mavericks of the California League.