Edinson Volquez's Father Dies Shortly Before Game 1 StartThe father of Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez died Tuesday in the Dominican Republic, shortly before his son took the mound to start Game 1 of the World Series against the New York Mets.
Ready For Another Thriller? Giants, Pirates Set For NL Wild-Card GameVolquez will try to repay that trust by sending the Pirates into the NL Division Series for the second straight year when he starts Wednesday night's wild-card game against San Francisco.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 24 Starts And SitsThe fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
All Eyes On Jon Niese As Mets Host Padres In OpenerSome main attractions are missing as the Mets host the San Diego Padres in their season opener Monday.
Hefner, Mets Top Padres 6-2Jeremy Hefner gave the Mets six solid innings as they defeated the Padres 6-2 on Saturday night.
Masterful Santana Completes Shutout, Mets Defeat Padres 9-0Johan Santana dazzled the Padres as he earned a complete game shutout on Saturday. The Mets won 9-0.
Bye-Bye Jose Day? Reds-Mets Could Be Reyes' Final Game In FlushingJose Reyes is in position to become the first player in Mets history to win a batting title. He may end up doing so in his final game with the team.