The big-spending AL West also-rans of recent years once more find themselves chasing those overachieving, low-budget Oakland Athletics.
Detroit's Miguel Cabrera is tagged out at home by Boston catcher David Ross in the first inning of Game 5 of the American League Championship Series on Thursday in Detroit.
MILWAUKEE | Andy Pafko, a four-time All-Star who played on the last Chicago Cubs team to reach the World Series and was the famously forlorn outfielder who watched Bobby Thomson's "Shot Heard 'Round the World" sail over the left-field wall during the 1951 National League playoff, has died. H…
DETROIT | OK, so even Bruce Bochy has to grudgingly admit that his San Francisco Giants are on a World Series roll.
SAN FRANCISCO | Long ball one night, a Giant dose of small ball the next.
SAN FRANCISCO | With three mighty swings, Pablo Sandoval put the San Francisco Giants ahead in this World Series and put himself in a class with Mr. October.
San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey and pitcher Madison Bumgarner, left, celebrate after the Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series on Monday in San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO | Madison Bumgarner joked before his last World Series start that the pressure of pitching on baseball's biggest stage felt similar to his high school championship. After all, he was only 21.
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter reacts after giving up a triple to San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt on Sunday in San Francisco.
San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval hits an RBI single during the second inning of Game 6 of the National League championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday in San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO | Chris Carpenter walked off the mound, and the fans cheered. Giants fans, that is.
ST. LOUIS | Kyle Lohse is all about efficiency, about avoiding extended at-bats and letting hitters get themselves out.
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander hugs catcher Alex Avila after the Tigers beat the Oakland Athletics 6-0 in Game 5 of an American League division baseball series in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday.
SAN FRANCISCO | Just ask the Oakland Athletics and Washington Nationals how much momentum means in the postseason.
Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander, right, embraces Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp during batting practice in preparation for Game 3 of the American League division series Monday in Oakland, Calif.
OAKLAND, Calif. | Ideally, Jim Leyland would have everybody hug it out and play ball.
CINCINNATI | Homer Bailey played catch in the sun-splashed outfield at Great American Ball Park, his usual routine the day before a start. Nothing different at all, as far as the Texan let on.
Cincinnati Reds pitcher Homer Bailey, left, stands with assistant pitching coach Mack Jenkins during a workout, Monday, in Cincinnati. Bailey is scheduled to start Game 3 of the National League division baseball series against the San Francisco Giants Tuesday in Cincinnati.
ATLANTA | David Freese and the St. Louis Cardinals rediscovered their postseason touch. Chipper Jones and the Braves kept throwing the ball away. And the Atlanta fans turned Turner Field into a trash heap.
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera waves to the crowd after being replaced during the fourth inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday. Cabrera achieved baseball's first Triple Crown since 1967 by leading the league with a .330 average, 44 home runs…
Follow The Times
What Is Secret's Loving Care?
Improve Your Health With Pest Control Services From Lawn Doctor. Call 219-364-6300 to schedule your FREE On-Site evaluation today.
Lawn pest control from Lawn Doctor can improve the health cond…
Dont forget to check out the Express Lunch -$9.95 11am-2:30pm Monday through Friday at Ciao Bella Ristorante!
Call or stop in today!
Over 20 Years Of Experience
Do you like Purdue University Northwest as the new name for the unified campuses?