| Latest News, Videos and Live Video

Tuesday October 21st 2014

MLB Baseball Latest News Real-Time Updates

Latest baseball news updated in real-time by RSS feeds.

Baseball News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Resultados y clasificaciones

Resultados completos de la séptima semana de la Liga Nacional de Fútbol Americano (NFL).

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 4:42 am

Royals manager lets young player ‘be themselves’

MLB: World Series-Practice DayBy Larry Fine (Reuters) – After nine seasons as a Major League Baseball manager Kansas City Royals skipper Ned Yost decided to put games in the hands of his young players, who repaid the trust by reaching the World Series. Yost said on the eve of Tuesday's World Series opener against the San Francisco Giants that he quit trying to fashion his players into an ideal about two seasons ago and encouraged them to be themselves. "My mindset was always try to mould my players into what I thought they should be," Yost, who managed the Milwaukee Brewers for six years before joining the Royals in 2010. …


Posted on 21 October 2014 | 2:06 am

Baseball-Royals manager lets young player ‘be themselves’

By Larry Fine Oct 20 (Reuters) – After nine seasons as a Major League Baseball manager Kansas City Royals skipper Ned Yost decided to put games in the hands of his young players, who repaid the trust by reaching the World Series. Yost said on the eve of Tuesday’s World Series opener against the San Francisco Giants that he quit trying to fashion his players into an ideal about two seasons ago and encouraged them to be themselves. …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 2:02 am

Waiting game over for Cinderella Royals

MLB: World Series-Practice DayBy Larry Fine (Reuters) – The waiting game will soon be over for the Kansas City Royals, who last played for the World Series crown 29 years ago and who host the San Francisco Giants in Tuesday's opener of Major League Baseball's championship series. Besides waiting nearly three decades to return to postseason baseball, the Cinderella crew will have cooled their heels for five days since extending a record unbeaten playoffs streak to 8-0 by sweeping the American League Championship Series. …


Posted on 20 October 2014 | 11:04 pm

Giants lefty ace Bumgarner set for Royal test

Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants reacts on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, CaliforniaKansas City (AFP) – San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner, baffling rival batters throughout a record-shattering season, tries to halt Kansas City's unbeaten playoff run in Tuesday's opening game of the 110th World Series.


Posted on 20 October 2014 | 10:37 pm

San Francisco stations banish ‘Royals’ song ahead of World Series

MLB: NLCS-St. Louis Cardinals at San Francisco Giants(Reuters) – At least two Northern California radio stations have pledged not to play New Zealand artist Lorde's song "Royals," in solidarity with the San Francisco Giants during their World Series matchup with the Kansas City Royals. The decision by San Francisco stations KOIT and KFOG to drop the song, which has nothing to do with the baseball team, comes as the Giants and Royals prepare to play Game One of the championship series on Tuesday. In response, Kansas City station KZPT said it would play the song every hour on Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. KZPT said it was a sister station of KOIT. …


Posted on 20 October 2014 | 8:40 pm

Lorde’s ‘Royals’ banned by baseball rivals

World Series jerseys are seen during the 2014 World Series Media Day at Kauffman Stadium on October 20, 2014 in Kansas City, MissouriNew York (AFP) – Lorde's smash hit "Royals" is suddenly taking on a renewed significance — and, to one set of sports fans, unwelcome — as the Kansas City Royals head to baseball's World Series.


Posted on 20 October 2014 | 8:30 pm

List of World Series winners

(Reuters) – List of winners in Major League Baseball’s World Series: 2013 – Boston Red Sox 4, St. Louis Cardinals 2 2012 – San Francisco Giants 4, Detroit Tigers 0 2011 – St. Louis Cardinals 4, Texas Rangers 3 2010 – San Francisco Giants 4, Texas Rangers 1 2009 – New York Yankees 4, Philadelphia Phillies 2 2008 – Philadelphia Phillies 4, Tampa Bay Rays 1 2007 – Boston Red Sox 4, Colorado Rockies 0 2006 – St. Louis Cardinals 4, Detroit Tigers 1 2005 – Chicago White Sox 4, Houston Astros 0 2004 – Boston Red Sox 4, St. …

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 5:33 pm

Profiles of teams in the World Series

(Reuters) – Brief profiles of the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants, who will meet in Major League Baseball’s best-of-seven World Series starting on Tuesday. …

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 5:22 pm

Wild postseason produces magical World Series

MLB: ALCS-Baltimore Orioles at Kansas City RoyalsBy Larry Fine (Reuters) – One of Major League Baseball's wildest postseasons heads into its final chapter as the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants tangle in an unlikely World Series matchup. The American League champion Royals return to the World Series for the first time in 29 years when they host the National League pennant-winning Giants to open the best-of-seven Major League Baseball championship on Tuesday. …


Posted on 18 October 2014 | 4:29 pm

Baseball – Google News

Google News

Does Major League Baseball Exploit Latino Players? – NBCNews.com


Does Major League Baseball Exploit Latino Players?
NBCNews.com
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa.—His career was nothing out of the ordinary, just another cruel spin through the minor leagues. But in the rarified history of Latino baseball, Witer Jimenez may go down as one of the most important ballplayers of all time. “You might

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 9:26 am

In Arizona Fall League, Baseball Experiments With Quickening Games – New York Times


New York Times

In Arizona Fall League, Baseball Experiments With Quickening Games
New York Times
In Arizona this month, in games involving some of the sport's top young prospects, baseball is experimenting with new rules aimed at quickening the time that it takes to play nine innings. In addition to the use of the clocks that count down the time

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 2:15 am

Baseball fever, it’s hard to catch in S.A. – San Antonio Express-News


San Antonio Express-News

Baseball fever, it's hard to catch in S.A.
San Antonio Express-News
Although San Antonio has never fielded a major league team, the city is steeped in baseball history. The present-day minor league Missions can trace their lineage back to the founding of the Texas League in 1888. Stars such as Brooks Robinson, Fernando …

and more »

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 1:19 am

Jones: Royals’ rise renews McRae’s interest in baseball – Tampabay.com


Tampabay.com

Jones: Royals' rise renews McRae's interest in baseball
Tampabay.com
While locals remember McRae taking over for the fired Larry Rothschild early in the 2001 season and managing the Devils Rays to a 113-196 record over two seasons, most baseball fans recall how McRae was one of the best hitters in the game while playing …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 8:21 pm

Relativity Sports Signs Baseball Agent Away From Rival Octagon – Forbes


Relativity Sports Signs Baseball Agent Away From Rival Octagon
Forbes
Baseball agent Fred Wray has left one big sports agency for another. Wray, a twenty-forth round pick by the Atlanta Braves in the 2001 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft, has departed from Octagon for rival Relativity Sports, bringing with him a group
Labor & Agents: Wray to RelativitySportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

all 2 news articles »

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 6:16 pm

A baseball latecomer, Cain’s determination led way – MLB.com


MLB.com

A baseball latecomer, Cain's determination led way
MLB.com
The 28-year-old breakout star has shined on both sides of the ball this postseason, stroking hits with regularity and chasing down drives in the outfield gaps. Those feats would be impressive even without the knowledge that he didn't play baseball at
The Royals' biggest playoff hero didn't play baseball until age 16New York Post
Royals' Cain, Holland learning about fatherhoodAppeal-Democrat

all 47 news articles »

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 6:06 pm

The Giants almost certainly aren’t the best team in baseball – McCovey Chronicles


McCovey Chronicles

The Giants almost certainly aren't the best team in baseball
McCovey Chronicles
They were the best team in baseball until they weren't, after which they were the best team in baseball again for the two weeks they needed to be. I don't know if this team would finish in first place in the NL West after a 100,000-game season with
Royals defy popular baseball theorySFGate
With the Royals in the World Series, Kansas City is a baseball town againKansas City Star
Radio stations ban Lorde's “Royals” because of baseball or whateverA.V. Club Austin
Richmond Times-Dispatch -Hattiesburg American -Voice of America
all 2,042 news articles »

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 5:47 pm

National Baseball Day – Memphis Flyer


Memphis Flyer

National Baseball Day
Memphis Flyer
My 5-year-old nephew, Tyler, is a lucky boy, blessed on two fronts this time of year. First of all, he loves baseball. Has his own glove and favorite player (Robinson Cano). Just as important, he lives in Seattle, firmly in the Pacific Time Zone. As

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 1:54 pm

As Jeter exits, the possible new face of baseball wears a mask – New York Post


New York Post

As Jeter exits, the possible new face of baseball wears a mask
New York Post
Jeter had become Jeter — become the image associated with baseball — by starring on championship teams in October. This is the month to grab attention, when the casual fan joins the die-hard. McCutchen, the Pirates' do-everything center-fielder
In Jeter's absence, baseball hunts for a new facePhilly.com (blog)
Baseball Needs a New Face, But Whose?On-Base Talk
Buster's back: Posey tries to add 3rd Series ringOdessa American
ESPN
all 52 news articles »

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 1:15 pm

Sabean validates crying in baseball, and he’s not alone – SFGate


SFGate

Sabean validates crying in baseball, and he's not alone
SFGate
Sections. SFGatevisit|Home|navigation-www|1 · SFGatevisit|Home|navigation-www|1 · Contact SFGateopen|Home-Contact SFGate|navigation-www|1 · About SFGateopen|Home-About SFGate|navigation-www|2 · About SF Chronicleopen|Home-About SF …
Three Strikes: Ishikawa takes place beside Thomson in baseball historySI.com
MLB playoffs: Short series, classic finishes, and an October weekend without Washington Post
Look, Major League Baseball Players Flop TooHuffington Post
New York Times -STLtoday.com -Around the Foghorn
all 2,804 news articles »

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 4:13 am