Saturday, November 1, 2014
Baseball's business season began Thursday when 121 players became free agents, a group that includes Pablo Sandoval, Michael Morse, Jake Peavy, Sergio Romo and Ryan Vogelsong of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants.
Thousands of Royals fans showed up Thursday to celebrate Kansas City's best season in three decades, one day after the team's magical run came to an end with a Game 7 World Series loss to San Francisco.
The Boston Red Sox have signed Koji Uehara for two more years, committing US$18 million to the reliever who closed out the 2013 World Series but struggled along with the team this season.
The Baltimore Orioles announced Thursday that they have exercised a club option to retain Taiwanese pitcher Wei-yin Chen (陳偉殷) for one year in 2015 for US$4.75 million.
Friday, October 31, 2014
Madison Bumgarner punctuated a World Series performances for the ages by pitching the San Francisco Giants to their third title in five years with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 on Wednesday night.
Madison Bumgarner was limbering up at Kauffman Stadium this week, getting loose with his San Francisco teammates near the dugout, when Tim Hudson and Michael Morse sneaked up from behind and playfully ruffled the pitcher's long, scraggly locks.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
After long waits to make their World Series debuts, Tim Hudson and Jeremy Guthrie will get another opportunity to pitch Wednesday night.
Even as he pitched in a must-win game of the World Series, Yordano Ventura's thoughts were never far from Oscar Taveras on the day his friend was buried.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
On the brink of losing the World Series, the Kansas City Royals arrived home confident they could defeat the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday to force a one-game title showdown.
Oscar Taveras was nearly playing in this week's World Series. Instead, the 22-year-old St. Louis Cardinals rookie outfielder was killed in a car crash in his native Dominican Republic.