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Kansas City Royals vs. Baltimore Orioles Game 2: Live Score and ALCS Highlights

Five games this postseason; five wins. And one Major League Baseball record. You could say confidence is high for the Kansas City Royals. On the strength of two 10th-inning home runs by Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas Friday night, they became the first team to win four extra-inning games in one postseason. Show More Summary

Athletes Who Were 'Just Joking'

Sometimes the things we say or the jokes we make are misunderstood or taken out of context. It’s why the expression “just joking” exists. Other times, we use the expression in a manipulative attempt to excuse our mistakes. In the world...Show More Summary

10 Crucial Stats That Project the 2014 ALCS, NLCS Winners

You can’t predict baseball, they say. Yet, when it comes to the postseason, that’s exactly what we attempt to do, using any relevant statistic, trend or storyline to contextualize individual performances and head-to-head matchups. After...Show More Summary

ALCS Schedule 2014: Royals vs. Orioles Game 2 TV Coverage and Predictions

After jumping out to a 1-0 series lead in the American League Championship Series over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday, the upstart Kansas City Royals will look to truly put the pressure on with another victory on Saturday. Doing so won't be easy against an offensive dynamo like the O's, especially in a ballpark tailored to the home run ball. Show More Summary

Kansas City Royals vs. Baltimore Orioles: Keys for Each Team to Win ALCS Game 2

The Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles treated us to an epic Game 1 of the American League Championship Series on Friday night. An extra-inning affair saw the Royals take the series' first tilt and improve to 5-0 this postseason...Show More Summary

MLB Playoff Schedule 2014: Updated ALCS, NLCS Bracket, Day 8 Predictions

The MLB League Championship Series round got started in thrilling fashion. Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas ended up playing the role of hero for the Kansas City Royals in the 10th inning after the Baltimore Orioles had erased an early deficit. Baseball fans are in for quite a treat if that's a sign of things to come moving forward. Show More Summary

October 11, 2014: Boston Chapter Weighs in for the BBA’s Willie Mays Award.

The Willie Mays Award is awarded by the Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA) to the Best Rookie in each League; this year, the Boston Chapter has selected Jose Abreu, the Cuban phenom who played first base for the Chicago White Sox during the 2014 Campaign. A career.295 hitter in Cuba, Abreu holds the home run […]

NLCS Schedule 2014: Giants vs. Cardinals Game 1 TV Coverage and Predictions

The National League has actually lived up to its nickname during the 2014 MLB playoffs. The Senior Circuit features two teams—the San Francisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals—who have dominated the NL since 2010. Since that year,...Show More Summary

Royals vs. Orioles: Game 2 Time, TV Info, Live Stream and More

After a Game 1 classic that went early into Saturday morning, the Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles will be back at it Saturday afternoon for Game 2 of the American League Championship Series at Camden Yards. In the franchise's...Show More Summary

MLB Playoffs 2014: TV Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket Predictions for Day 8

You may have your eyes turned toward college football or even NASCAR on Saturday, but the main events on the sporting calendar are the two respective MLB league championship series. The Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles take the diamond for Game 2 of the American League Championship Series, while the St. Show More Summary

Giants vs. Cardinals: Game 1 Time, TV Info, Live Stream and More

If you are a fan of teams that consistently draft, trade and develop well, the 2014 National League Championship Series is built for you. The San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals are no strangers to this moment, with the two teams representing the NL in the World Series every year since 2010. Show More Summary

Umpires for LCS Are Slightly Above Average in NL, Below Average in AL

The American League Championship Series gets underway later today and the National League Championship Series sets to debut tomorrow. All eyes have turned to the release of roster information for the four teams involved. As baseballShow More Summary

With World Series Close, Mattingly, Leyritz Reflect on Showalter's HOF Career

For Buck Showalter, a World Series ring is the only piece missing from what has otherwise been a Hall of Fame career, and something that has alluded him time and time again. As his Baltimore Orioles prepare for Game 1 of the American...Show More Summary

Royals-Orioles Game 1 Bullpen Battle Sets Tone for Rest of ALCS

For all the weirdness that unfolded in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series Friday night, there was one thing that went as expected. Most everybody figured the bullpens would be a big factor in the matchup between the Kansas City Royals and the Baltimore Orioles. Show More Summary

Royals' Extra-Inning Power Continues to Awe in Postseason

These were supposed to be your small-ball Kansas City Royals, saviors of the sacrifice bunt and stolen base. Yet, this is the postseason. It is a time of year when the improbable happens regularly and small-sample outcomes rule the tournament. Show More Summary

Royals vs. Orioles: Game 1 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2014 MLB Playoffs

The Kansas City Royals saved all of their home runs for the postseason. Alex Gordon delivered a go-ahead solo homer and Mike Moustakas followed with a two-run shot of his own in the top of the 10th inning to give the Royals an 8-6 victory...Show More Summary

Royals Use Long Ball to Take 10th-Inning Lead over Orioles in ALCS Game 1

The Royals' extra-inning bats continue to be hot. After already hitting a bases-clearing double in Game 1 of the ALCS, Kansas City left fielder Alex Gordon crushed a solo shot in the 10th to give Kansas City a 6-5 lead over the Baltimore...Show More Summary

New Contract Extension Is Brian Cashman's Last Chance to Rebuild Yankees

This could very well be Brian Cashman 's last chance. The New York Yankees general manager has been in place since the 1998 season, presiding over a long run of success with the club that decided on Friday to grant him a three-year extension,...Show More Summary

2014 NLCS: Cardinals and Giants Cut from the Same Cloth

It seems that every year in the MLB, there are teams that look, on paper, like they have what it takes to be a World Series contender. Recently, those teams are also the ones who spend the most money. Both Los Angeles ballclubs have been throwing money at their problems in hopes of better results. Show More Summary

San Francisco Giants vs. St. Louis Cardinals: Keys for Each Team to Win the NLCS

When it comes to recent postseason pedigree, it doesn't get any more prestigious than the San Francisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals. For the fifth year in a row, one of those clubs will be representing the National League in the World Series. Show More Summary

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