Jake Peavy

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 21: Billy Butler #16 of the Kansas City Royals hits a single in the second inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game One of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 21, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

5 Things You Missed: 2014 World Series, Game 2

The Royals evened things up with the Giants in Game 2 of the World Series. Here are 5 things you missed.

10/23/2014

Jake Peavy (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

World Series Game 2: Royals Out To Even It Up Vs. Giants’ Peavy

Depending how Jake Peavy does for San Fran on Wednesday night against Kansas City rookie Yordano Ventura, this World Series could quickly shape up as an even match or a mismatch.

10/22/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Spending Less Money To Win In MLB Playoffs

The Royals have the smallest payroll of the remaining MLB playoff teams. The Cardinals, Giants and Orioles all started the season with payrolls exceeding $100 million.

10/10/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 03: Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with teammates after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 in eleven innings in Game Two of the American League Division Series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on October 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Four LDS Matchups In Full Swing For Weekend Action

All four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.

10/04/2014

The Giants’ Jake Peavy pitches during Game 1 of the NLDS against the Nationals at Nationals Park on Oct. 3, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Peavy, Giants Hang On To Edge Nationals In Game 1 Of NLDS

Jake Peavy took a no-hitter into the fifth inning to outpitch playoff rookie Stephen Strasburg, and the San Francisco Giants won their ninth consecutive postseason game by beating the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Friday.

10/03/2014

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - MARCH 23: Yordano Ventura #30 of the Kansas City Royals pitches during a game against the San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium on March 23, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 3 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

04/11/2014

Matt Holliday #7 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates a hit with third-base coach Jose Oquendo #11. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kallas: Lucky Oquendo And A Bad Game For Farrell, McCarver And Buck

Farrell’s biggest mistake was not appealing the final play of the game — Allen Craig never touched home — or, at a minimum, protesting the game.

10/28/2013

Rapper Lil Wayne (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Rare World Series Obstruction Call Captures Nationwide Attention

Allen Craig’s wild trip over Boston third baseman Will Middlebrooks likely made for the most crazy, chaotic October finish of all-time.

10/27/2013

Joe Kelly celebrates as Matt Adams of the St. Louis Cardinals rounds the bases. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Cardinals Feel They Have The Edge As World Series Shifts To St. Louis

“Well, we love playing here at Busch Stadium. Like I said, it’s a sea of red,” pitcher Joe Kelly said as the World Series shifts to St. Louis.

10/26/2013

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Miguel Cabrera Leads Tigers Into Exciting ALCS Versus Big Papi’s Red Sox

The Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox have never previously met in the playoffs. Both teams are led by super sluggers in Miguel Cabrera and David Ortiz.

10/12/2013

Dustin Pedroia, Ichiro Suzuki (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Eyes On The Prize As Yankees Open 4-Game Set Against Red Sox

New York, coming off a three-game sweep of the White Sox, has clawed its way back into contention in the American League. And look who’s on tap: the rival Boston Red Sox.

09/05/2013

The Mets’ Daniel Murphy, top, is unable to come up with the throw as the White Sox’s Alejandro De Aza steals second base in the fifth inning at Citi Field on May 8, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

ChiSox’s Peavy Returns, Shuts Down Mets; Hefner Drops To 0-4

Jake Peavy pitched three-hit ball in his return from a balky back, Alejandro De Aza had a leadoff homer and the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Mets 6-3 on Wednesday night to split their two-game interleague series.

05/09/2013

Prince Fielder

MLB All-Star Game Preview

In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.

07/09/2012

Hiroki Kuroda

Kuroda Strikes Out 11, Yankees Shutout White Sox 4-0

Hiroki Kuroda was on target as the Yankees defeated the White Sox, 4-0 on Saturday.

06/30/2012

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Minnesota Twins

Best Pitchers In The American League

Over a month into the regular season, we break down the best pitchers in the American League

05/11/2012