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Wong lifts Cards over Giants to tie NLCS

Oct 13, 2014

Wong lifts Cards over Giants to tie NLCS

Kolten Wong ended Game 2 of the NL Championship Series with a big swing for the St. Louis Cardinals. Now, they can only hope the season isn’t over for Yadier Molina. Wong hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning ...

Climax Series postponed with typhoon approaching

Oct 13, 2014

Climax Series postponed with typhoon approaching

Game 3 of the first stage of the Climax Series scheduled between the Orix Buffaloes and the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters was postponed on Monday due the approach of Typhoon Vongfong, which made landfall on Kyushu the same day. Game 3, which had been ...

Tigers advance to Central League finale despite tie

Oct 12, 2014

Tigers advance to Central League finale despite tie

The Hanshin Tigers advanced to the final stage of the Central League playoffs on Sunday thanks to a 0-0 tie with the Hiroshima Carp in Game 2 of the Central League Climax Series first stage. Nippon Professional Baseball’s rules limit Climax Series games to ...

Bumgarner tames Cards as Giants take NLCS opener

Oct 12, 2014

Bumgarner tames Cards as Giants take NLCS opener

Madison Bumgarner once again put the San Francisco Giants well on the road to a playoff victory. 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 ...

Royals take 2-0 lead in ALCS

Oct 12, 2014

Royals take 2-0 lead in ALCS

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. Alcides Escobar doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Mike Moustakas extended his home run-binge and Kansas ...

Royals outlast O's in opener

Oct 11, 2014

Royals outlast O's in opener

Alex Gordon had already compiled a career’s worth of playoff memories when he stepped to the plate in the 10th inning of a tie game. Given the Kansas City Royals’ success rate in extra innings this postseason, what happened next was almost inevitable. Gordon ...

Oct 10, 2014

Orioles give shortstop Hardy a three-yaer deal

J.J. Harrdy signed a $40 million, three-year contract with the Orioles on Thursday night, the eve of Baltimore’s first appearance in the AL Championship Series since 1997. The contract, which comes with an option for 2018, goes into effect after his current deal expires ...

Oct 9, 2014

Tigers to ask Wada to return for '15

Hanshin Tigers owner Shinya Sakai will ask Yutaka Wada to stay on as manager of the Central League club, sources said Thursday. Wada, who guided the Tigers to second place in the CL and secured home advantage against the Hiroshima Carp in the first ...