While many people know about the Giants, they are no rookie when it comes to the World Series having won two in the last four years, little is known about the Kansas City Royals. Here are five fun facts about America’s newest favorite team.
The Texas Rangers formally introduced Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as the 18th manager in club history on Friday.
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.
The announcement on Thursday that the Texas Rangers have hired Jeff Banister as the team’s next manager was met by one question from many: Who?
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?!
By Adam W. Bloom Perhaps one of the greatest side notes from sports is those fantastic moments of time that are captured in photography. Moments where you see athletes flying through the air in positions […]