Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Will Be Fan Favorites In World SeriesThe Giants beat the Cardinals to make the World Series. But baseball fans outside of San Francisco will be rooting for the Royals.
Playoff Pinch Hits: NLCS Could Go Seven Games This YearIn the NLCS, the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals are evenly matched. Baseball fans should hang on and enjoy the ride.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Predicting The World Series MatchupThe Royals lead the Orioles 2-0. The Cardinals and Giants are tied at one game. What's the chance of each possible World Series matchup?
Playoff Pinch Hits: National League Dominated Lately By Exclusive GroupThe high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Spending Less Money To Win In MLB PlayoffsThe 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.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants Eliminate Nationals With Three One-Run WinsThe San Francisco Giants advanced, beating the Washington Nationals in the NLDS in three close games. But are the upsets really a surprise?
Playoff Pinch Hits: Kershaw And Dodgers Can't Get Past Cardinals Yet AgainThe Cardinals eliminated the Dodgers to advance to the NLCS for the fourth straight year. They will face the Giants, who topped the Nationals.
Kallet: Arrogant, Unlikable Yasiel Puig Plays The Game The Wrong WayHe's cocky. He's arrogant. He's extremely unlikable. And he doesn't play the great game of baseball the right way, the way it's supposed to be played. Who am I talking about? You know who. I'm talking about Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig.
Beltran Calls Out Yasiel Puig, Says Rookie Must 'Act With More Calm'"As a player, I just think he doesn't know (about how to act)," the former Met said. "That's what I think. He really doesn't know. He must think that he's still playing somewhere else."
Dodgers Shortstop Hanley Ramirez Is Doubtful For Game 3 Of The NLCSShortstop Hanley Ramirez had a CT scan on his left ribs Sunday, and the results were not yet available.
Cardinals Win Game 2 Squeaker To Gain 2-0 NLCS Advantage Over DodgersLed by superb rookie starter Michael Wacha, the St. Louis Cardinals have taken a 2-0 NLCS advantage over the Los Angeles Dodgers by taking Game 2.
Cardinals Right-Hander Lance Lynn To Start Game 4 Of The NLCSLance Lynn will start Game 4 of the NL championship series for the St. Louis Cardinals.