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Royals follow familiar script to even series

By Chris Ruddick, MLB Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA ( - The Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants are in the World Series because of their bullpens. In Game 2 on Wednesday one of those units delivered, the other did not and now the best-of-seven set will head to the Bay Area tied at a game apiece. Kansas ... Read More »

Royals beat Giants in Game 2, tying Series

Kansas City, MO ( - The Kansas City Royals needed a big inning and got it. A day after beginning their first World Series in 29 years with a whimper, the American League champions produced a bang. Omar Infante's two-run homer punctuated a five-run sixth inning that propelled the Royals to a 7-2 win over the San Francisco Giants in ... Read More »

Big Game Bumgarner delivers in Game 1

By Chris Ruddick, MLB Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA ( - One pitcher came into the World Series with a reputation for pitching well in big games. The other was James Shields. San Francisco left-hander Madison Bumgarner continued to cement his status as the best postseason pitcher in baseball on Tuesday, as he gave up one run over seven ... Read More »

Giants take WS opener behind Bumgarner’s gem

Kansas City, MO ( - Madison Bumgarner added to his already extensive postseason resume with another masterful performance in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday. The ace left-hander threw seven innings of one-run ball and got plenty of run support as the San Francisco Giants cooled off the streaking Kansas City Royals, 7-1, to take an early series ... Read More »

FEATURE FRIDAY: Why Yankees fans should be shaking their heads at the re-signing of GM Brian Cashman

By Joseph Behrman, Contributing Writer New York, NY ( - What did Brian Cashman do to deserve a new three year contract with the New York Yankees?  If your answer sounds something like “the Yankees only missed the playoffs three times in his reign as General Manager” or “they went to the World Series six times and won four of those ... Read More »

Yankees re-sign Cashman to three-year deal

Bronx, NY ( - The New York Yankees have re-signed general manager Brian Cashman to a three-year contract. Cashman's previous three-year deal expired at the conclusion of the 2014 season, one which ended without a playoff appearance for the second straight year. The Yankees finished 84-78 this past season, 12 games behind first-place Baltimore in the American League East and ... Read More »

Yankees Perfect Game trio – Larsen, Wells and Cone – at Steiner Store Roosevelt Field Oct. 8

Trio will Celebrate 58th Anniversary of Fall Classic “Perfecto”… “Perfect” Night at the Steiner Store! Yankees “Perfect Game” Pitchers Don Larsen, David Cone and David Wells to Appear on Wednesday, October 8, at Roosevelt Field Mall on Long Island New York, October 6—It will be a “Perfect” Night at the Steiner Store on Wednesday, October 8. Don Larsen, David Cone and David Wells, the only three Yankees ... Read More »

Film of the Washington Senators Winning the 1924 World Series Found!

October 2, 2014 by Mike Mashon Like any right-minded individual, I rejoiced in the return of baseball to the Nation’s Capital in 2005 and have certainly reveled in the Washington Nationals’ fabulous 2014 season. Exciting as it has been (the post All-Star Game surge, Jordan Zimmermann’s no-hitter on the last day of the season, the eager anticipation of post-season glory), I never ... Read More »

Mets pitcher deGrom named top NL rookie for September

New York, NY ( - New York Mets starter Jacob deGrom was honored on Tuesday as the National League Rookie of the Month for September. The 26-year-old right-hander completed his 2014 season by going 2-0 in four starts during which he accumulated 38 strikeouts in just 27 innings. He finished the year by striking out 144 batters in 140 1/3 ... Read More »