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CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have fired manager Rick Renteria after one season to pursue former Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon.
SAN FRANCISCO | Bruce Bochy is crazy superstitious. It's a little-known fact about the unflappable San Francisco Giants manager.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | A giant, indeed.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | For his final game as baseball commissioner, Bud Selig was able to see the low-budget Kansas City Royals compete with the high-spending San Francisco Giants for the title.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A representative for Jose Canseco says the former major league slugger is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home.
SCHERERVILLE | If you don't think baseball has become more like rocket science, then you never heard new Cubs hitting coach John Mallee talk about the game.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | The raucous roar at Kauffman Stadium swelled with every batter in the second inning and then got louder the rest of the night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Giants star Pablo Sandoval dug into the batter's box in Game 5 of the World Series, peering out at Royals ace James Shields standing on the mound.
SAN FRANCISCO | With every pitch, Madison Bumgarner etched his place among the World Series greats.
SAN FRANCISCO | His throwing motion is weird, his swing is awkward, his tongue hangs out when he chases flyballs.
SAN FRANCISCO | Down three runs and in danger of getting pushed to the World Series brink, Pablo Sandoval and the San Francisco Giants raised up some Panda-monium.
SAN FRANCISCO | Imagine if big league boppers rarely dented the Green Monster at Fenway Park. Or hardly ever hit drives onto Waveland Avenue at Wrigley Field. Or never came close to the B&O Warehouse at Camden Yards.
SAN FRANCISCO | Sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting. That same winning formula of fundamental baseball put the Kansas City Royals on top in the World Series.
SAN FRANCISCO | Salvador Perez is a player who doesn't want to make a stink.
SAN FRANCISCO | Eric Hosmer loaded up, launched a long fly and watched it sail toward McCovey Cove. Way out there in right field, near the 421-foot mark, the ball bonked off the brick wall.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Take a look around the Kansas City Royals' dugout and it's pretty evident: The handwriting is on the wall in this World Series.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Salvador Perez and the pesky Kansas City Royals fought back from a Game 1 flop to beat the San Francisco Giants' brilliant bullpen and even the World Series.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Yusmeiro Petit was running out of choices. His major league career had hit rock bottom and was heading nowhere.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Bret Saberhagen was just 21 years old when the Kansas City Royals were last in the World Series. He pitched a Game 7 shutout to beat the St. Louis Cardinals.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Buck Showalter knew he was in trouble when the seventh inning rolled around and his Orioles were trailing the Kansas City Royals in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series.
Alex Gordon, Lorenzo Cain and the go-go-go Kansas City Royals played perfect ball to zip through the playoffs. Plus, they recently flattened Buster Posey and his Giants.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | This Midwestern city best known for its barbecue, bebop jazz and, for most of the past three decades, bad baseball has exploded into a sea of blue as long-suffering Royals fans suddenly find their team at the center of the …
SAN FRANCISCO | Buster Posey drove in three runs and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of some clunky defense by St. Louis first baseman Matt Adams, beating the Cardinals 6-4 on Wednesday night to move within one victory of the World Series.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Crown these Royals the American League champions.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | The Kansas City Royals have embraced the bloop, bunt and sacrifice fly all postseason.
SAN FRANCISCO | A wild pitch, a wide throw and an 18-inning marathon.
ST. LOUIS | Kolten Wong hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the resilient St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Sunday night, evening the NL Championship Series at one game each.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Resilience and perseverance are two traits that have come to epitomize the Kansas City Royals, who've turned into a playoff force with their run of late-inning wins.
ST. LOUIS | Madison Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the Giants combined just enough hitting with a couple of defensive flubs by St. Louis to beat the Cardinals 3-0 Saturday night in the NL Championship Series opener.
BALTIMORE | The Kansas City Royals prefer to simply savor their exceptional performance at Camden Yards rather than ponder the historical ramifications of where it's gotten them.
John Mallee was there when it happened, when a National League pennant was decided at Wrigley Field.
BALTIMORE | Speed versus Power.
SAN FRANCISCO | Joe Panik scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning on Aaron Barrett's bases-loaded wild pitch, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 Tuesday night to return to the NL Championship Series.
ST. LOUIS | Matt Adams could barely contain his enthusiasm — and he didn't really try, either. He thrust both arms in the air while still in the batter's box and added a couple of big hops to his home run trot as he approached first base.
ST. JOHN | Diamond Kings Baseball and Softball Training Complex is Eric Blakeley's business.
SAN FRANCISCO | Eye black and uniform still on, Bryce Harper emerged from a different kind of fog than typically seen in San Francisco. This was the celebratory stuff from a Nationals victory party, and he had earned it, all right.
ST. LOUIS | John Lackey stepped to the podium minus the obvious status symbols: his two World Series rings. No reason to brag.
SAN FRANCISCO | The Giants know how realistic it is to rally in the playoffs.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | The Kansas City Royals waited nearly three decades to return to the postseason. Now that they're here, they want to stick around for a while.
DETROIT | Nelson Cruz, Buck Showalter and an unheralded bunch from Baltimore swept aside Detroit's Cy Young winners.
WASHINGTON | Brandon Belt and the rest of the San Francisco Giants did what they do so well in October: They never give in, they never give up, and they win. Simple as that. No matter what it takes — or how long.
Down by three runs in the eighth inning, the Baltimore Orioles had every reason to believe they could rally against the Tigers.
PITTSBURGH | Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts and Brandon Crawford hit the first grand slam by a shortstop in postseason history as the San Francisco Giants routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 on Wednesday night in the…
CHICAGO | Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein made one thing clear. He sees no reason why his team can't compete for a division title next season.
CHICAGO | Paul Konerko waved his cap to one more adoring crowd. The reserved slugger popped out for a curtain call when the standing ovation just kept going. He lingered on the field after the game, exchanging high-fives with the fans who lin…
MILWAUKEE | The young Cubs finished 2014 with a flourish.
CHICAGO | Paul Konerko wasn't quite sure what to expect when the Chicago White Sox honored him.
MILWAUKEE | Jonathan Lucroy set a major-league record for doubles in a season by a catcher, and Francisco Rodriguez moved into 10th place on baseball's career saves list in the Milwaukee Brewers' 2-1 win over the Cubs on Saturday night.
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