Cubs cruise to force Game 7

Nov 2, 2016

Cubs cruise to force Game 7

After 108 years, what’s one more day? The Chicago Cubs are far from finished. They’re frothing. Addison Russell hit a grand slam and tied a World Series record with six RBIs, and Chicago took advantage of a huge early misplay in Cleveland’s outfield as ...

Cubs reach World Series

Oct 23, 2016

Cubs reach World Series

Cursed by a Billy Goat, bedeviled by Bartman and crushed by decades of disappointment, the Chicago Cubs are at long last headed back to the World Series. Kyle Hendricks outpitched Clayton Kershaw, Anthony Rizzo and Willson Contreras homered early and the Cubs won their ...

Royals beat Mets in opening rematch of World Series

Apr 4, 2016

Royals beat Mets in opening rematch of World Series

Edinson Volquez would rather sit on the bench than stand on the mound on Opening Day, especially when it happens to be the first game following a World Series triumph. “I like to enjoy the show,” Volquez explained with a grin. “Enjoy the time.” ...

Royals celebrate World Series title

Nov 4, 2015

Royals celebrate World Series title

Royals fans packed downtown Kansas City on Tuesday as the team’s first World Series trophy in 30 years, and the players who won it, wound through crowded streets. Waving flags, hats and signs, the crowd erupted in cheers as pickup trucks carrying CEO David ...

Royals stage late rally to win World Series

Nov 2, 2015

Royals stage late rally to win World Series

They worked all season to take one more step in the World Series. Eric Hosmer wouldn’t wait any longer. Hosmer’s daring dash forced extra innings, and those bound-and-determined Kansas City Royals rallied yet again to beat the New York Mets 7-2 in 12 innings ...

Royals rally to take Game 4

Nov 1, 2015

Royals rally to take Game 4

A charmed October for Eric Hosmer and the Kansas City Royals ended with one more comeback. Now, a win in November and they’ll be World Series champions. Second baseman Daniel Murphy’s error on Hosmer’s grounder in the eighth inning keyed another rally by the ...

Mets crush Royals, cut deficit to 2-1

Oct 31, 2015

Mets crush Royals, cut deficit to 2-1

Two balls launched over the wall, one fired over an opponent’s head and just like that, David Wright and the New York Mets are right back in this World Series. Wright homered and drove in four runs, Curtis Granderson also connected and rookie Noah ...