Boomer & Carton: SI Sportsman Of The Year Madison Bumgarner Calls InFresh off being named the 2014 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year, Madison Bumgarner took some time out of his busy schedule to join Boomer and Craig.
Palladino: Mets, Yankees Should Follow New World Series BlueprintIf old-time thinkers still exist in our local franchises, they had best change quickly or get out. This is how today’s postseason is set up. One need not be the best, just good enough.
Sweeny's Post-World Series Thoughts: Those Royals, A-Rod, A Hitting Coach And MoreCongrats to the Royals for a spectacular run. It was fun to see their brand of baseball, even though it came up just a bit short.
Keidel: Giants Have Become The Torre Yankees Of The WestThis must make pinstriped fans grin -- or grit their teeth -- with a sense of nostalgia. The San Francisco Giants have become the Yankees of the West. And not just in terms of matching World Series rings.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants' Bumgarner Is The New World Series HeroPitcher Madison Bumgarner carried the San Francisco Giants to a third World Series win in 5 seasons. The Kansas City Royals fall just short.
5 Things You Missed: 2014 World Series, Game 7Madison Bumgarner carried the Giants to World Series victory over the Royals in Game 7. Here are 5 things you missed.
New Dynasty: Bochy, Giants Capture 3rd Title In 5 YearsIn a remarkable every-other-year pattern, San Francisco somehow finds its best form in even years. With new faces and old ones, with castoffs and misfits and some key midseason acquisitions.
Giants Ace Madison Bumgarner Wins World Series MVPWhile sealing Game 7, Bumgarner boosted his World Series stats to numbers never seen before: 4-0 with a save and an 0.25 ERA, along with three championship rings.
Keidel: Only The World Outside NYC Cares About This Series -- And That's A ShameThe truth is, if a New York City team isn't on the scent of some championship, we don't give a damn. The truth is, we share The New Yorker magazine's template view of Earth -- New York, New Jersey, then China.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Pitching Will Be The Difference In Game 7The San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals take the World Series to Game 7. Strong Royals pitching will win a close one for KC.
5 Things You Missed: 2014 World Series, Game 6The Royals scored 10 runs to shut out the Giants in World Series Game 6. Here are 5 things you missed.
World Series: Royals, Giants Headed To Winner-Take-All Game 7Recent history favors Kansas City. Home teams have won nine straight Game 7s in the Series since Pittsburgh's victory at Baltimore in 1979.
Royals Take Care Of Business, Blast Giants In Game 6 Of World SeriesA couple hundred fans stood behind the Royals dugout for more than a half-hour after the final out, screaming and waving white rally towels. Bring on Game 7!
Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants Under More Pressure Than Royals To WinThe Giants have a larger payroll than the Royals... by a lot. They also have the 3-2 World Series edge, and way more pressure to win.
World Series Game 6: Peavy Takes Hill With Giants On Cusp Of TitleIn Lorenzo Cain's view, the Royals have a big advantage: "We're definitely not facing Bumgarner (Tuesday), so that definitely helps."