Hunter Strickland apologized Thursday for the way he handled himself in Game 2 of the World Series after allowing yet another postseason home run.
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Brandon Belt and the rest of the San Francisco Giants did what they do so well in October: They never give in, they never give up, and they win. Simple as that. No matter what it takes — or how long. Even 18 innings.
With three extra-inning wins in four remarkable days, the long-downtrodden Kansas City Royals have climbed from the depths of a 29-year playoff absence to the brink of the AL Championship Series.
Matt Holliday’s three-homer capped an eight-run rally in the seventh inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals stunned Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-9 in Game 1 of the National League Division Series on Friday night before a sellout crowd of 54,265 at Dodger Stadium.
The San Francisco Giants got a stellar outing from veteran starter Jake Peavy and beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 in Game One of their best-of-five National League Divisional Series on Friday.
Delmon Young knocked in three runs with a pinch-double in the eighth inning and the Baltimore Orioles took a commanding two-game lead in the American League Division Series with a 7-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday.
The Tennessee Titans plan to honor former kicker Rob Bironas, who was killed in a single-car crash on Sept. 20, during Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns.
Mike Moustakas homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Kansas City Royals kept rolling in their first postseason in 29 years with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in the AL Division Series opener Thursday night.
A dysfunctional element exists within the Los Angeles Dodgers, a team resembling an uncontrollable kindergarten class at times. But amid the chaos there is Clayton Kershaw, who is cool and in control.
Nelson Cruz and J.J. Hardy homered, and the Baltimore Orioles hammered out 12 hits in defeating Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers 12-3 Thursday in the opener of their AL Division Series.
With the Kansas City Royals playing in the postseason for the first time in 29 years, tickets for the American League Division Series are a hot item.
Las Vegan Ken Korach called the A’s-Royals instant classic on radio. “It was just one of those games that took you with it, that took you for a ride,” he said.
Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts and Brandon Crawford hit the first grand slam by a shortstop in postseason history as the San Francisco Giants routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 on Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game.
Derek Jeter was one of the world’s most covered athletes in media during his 20-season career with the New York Yankees. Now, he’s joining media with a new website devoted to delivering athletes’ “unfiltered” views to the fans.
Former NBA star Kenny Smith and his family will appear on a reality show on TBS in the spring.
Back in the playoffs after 29 years, the Kansas City Royals ran wild and outlasted Oakland in a thrilling opener to baseball’s postseason.
A.J. Hinch is the new manager of the Houston Astros, a person familiar with the hiring tells The Associated Press
The Minnesota Twins have fired manager Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons that included at least 92 losses in each of the last four years.
The final numbers are in, and Major League Baseball’s batting average hasn’t been this low since Richard Nixon was in the White House, a gallon of gasoline cost 55 cents and the designated hitter was a radical proposal limited to spring training experiments.
David Price pitched Detroit to its fourth straight AL Central title with the type of performance the Tigers acquired him for, taking a shutout into the eighth inning of a 3-0 victory over Minnesota on Sunday that wrapped up the division on the regular season’s final day.
Jordan Zimmermann pitched the first no-hitter for the Washington Nationals, the gem preserved when defensive replacement Steven Souza Jr. made a diving catch in left field for the final out in a 1-0 victory over the Miami Marlins in a regular-season finale Sunday.
Derek Jeter chopped a high-hopper and beat it out for a third-inning, RBI-single on Sunday in the last at-bat of a 20-year career with the New York Yankees that will surely carry him to the Hall of Fame.
Kansas City’s long postseason drought is over. The Royals clinched a playoff spot for the first time in 29 years, beating the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Friday night behind seven scoreless innings from Jeremy Guthrie.