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  1. Royals squander bases loaded, no out opportunity in the top of the ninth

    Oct 11, 2014, 12:11 AM EDT

    Zach Britton

    The Royals loaded the bases with no outs in the top of the ninth and couldn’t push across a run to break a 5-5 tie in Game 1 of the ALCS against the Orioles.

  2. Diamondbacks down to four candidates for manager, expected to decide by Monday

    Oct 10, 2014, 11:10 PM EDT

    Jim Tracy AP

    The Diamondbacks have narrowed their search for a new manager to four candidates. They are expected to announce a decision on Monday.

  3. Orioles fight back, tie the Royals at 5-5 after six innings

    Oct 10, 2014, 10:31 PM EDT

    ALCS - Kansas City Royals v Baltimore Orioles - Game One

    The Orioles fell behind 5-1 but a three-run fifth inning helped them pull to within one run of the Royals in Game 1 of the ALCS.

  4. Orioles forced to go to the bullpen in the fifth inning of ALCS Game 1

    Oct 10, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT

    Chris Tillman

    Chris Tillman didn’t go nearly as deep into his ALCS Game 1 start against the Royals as the Orioles had hoped. He failed to make it out of the fifth inning on Friday.

  5. Adam Wainwright is not concerned about his elbow going into his NLCS Game 1 start

    Oct 10, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

    Adam Wainwright

    Adam Wainwright isn’t concerned about his barking right elbow going into his NLCS Game 1 start against the Giants.

  6. Royals take a 4-0 lead with a four-run third inning in Game 1 of the ALCS

    Oct 10, 2014, 9:18 PM EDT

    Alcides Escobar

    The Royals battered Orioles starter Chris Tillman for four runs in the third inning of ALCS Game 1.

  7. Michael Saunders, agent unhappy with criticism from Jack Zduriencik

    Oct 10, 2014, 8:50 PM EDT

    Michael Saunders

    Michael Saunders and his agent are unhappy with comments Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik made publicly, calling into question the outfielder’s conditioning.

  8. Despite rain, ALCS Game 1 starts on time, kind of

    Oct 10, 2014, 8:12 PM EDT

    ALCS - Kansas City Royals v Baltimore Orioles - Game One

    We have action in Baltimore as the ALCS gets under way despite earlier rain.

  9. Report: Pirates offered Russell Martin an extension; he rejected it

    Oct 10, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

    Russell Martin

    According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Pirates offered a contract extension to Russell Martin but the catcher rejected it. Martin is expected to draw significant interest when he hits the free agent market shortly.

  10. As expected, Michael Morse will be available off the bench for the Giants in the NLCS

    Oct 10, 2014, 7:15 PM EDT

    Michael Morse

    Michael Morse has returned to the Giants, adding some potency off of the bench for them in the NLCS against the Cardinals.

  11. Yadier Molina fined $5,000 for shoving umpire Jerry Meals in Game 1 of the NLDS

    Oct 10, 2014, 6:52 PM EDT

    Major League Baseball levied a $5,000 fine to Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina for shoving umpire Jerry Meals in Game 1 of the NLDS.

  12. Rangers claim Ed Lucas on waivers from the Marlins

    Oct 10, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Ed Lucas

    The Rangers added some depth by acquiring infielder Ed Lucas on a waiver claim from the Marlins on Friday.

  13. Video: Greg Holland strikes out Mike Trout to send the Royals to the ALCS

    Oct 5, 2014, 11:36 PM EDT

    Greg Holland

    Greg Holland fanned the best player in the game to wrap up an ALDS sweep of the Angels for the Royals.

  14. Royals sweep Angels, punch their ticket to the ALCS

    Oct 5, 2014, 11:18 PM EDT

    Eric Hosmer

    The Royals have swept the Angels out of the playoffs. They’ll move on to face the Orioles in the ALCS.

  15. Fernando Tatis has officially retired

    Oct 5, 2014, 10:39 PM EDT

    Fernando Tatis

    Fernando Tatis, the only player to ever hit two grand slams in one inning, has officially retired from baseball.

  16. Royals head into the sixth inning with a commanding five-run lead over the Angels

    Oct 5, 2014, 9:55 PM EDT

    Mike Moustakas, Eric Hosmer, Billy Butler

    The Royals are 12 defensive outs away from sweeping the Angels and advancing to the ALCS to face the Orioles.

  17. Ryan Zimmerman a consideration for Nationals’ NLDS Game 3 lineup

    Oct 5, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT

    Ryan Zimmerman

    Nationals manager Matt Williams is considering putting Ryan Zimmerman in the lineup for Game 3 of the NLDS against the Giants and Madison Bumgarner.

  18. After ALDS ouster, Torii Hunter considering retirement

    Oct 5, 2014, 8:35 PM EDT

    Torii Hunter

    Torii Hunter told the media, after his Tigers were swept out of the ALDS by the Orioles, that he is considering retirement.

  19. C.J. Wilson fails to make it out of the first inning in ALDS Game 3 against the Royals

    Oct 5, 2014, 8:03 PM EDT

    Division Series - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Kansas City Royals - Game Three

    The Royals fell behind in the top of the first of ALDS Game 3, but rallied for three runs in the bottom half to chase C.J. Wilson from the game.

  20. Video: Orioles complete 5-4-3 double play to advance to the ALCS

    Oct 5, 2014, 7:47 PM EDT

    Nick Castellanos, Jonathan Schoop

    Watch the double play that ended ALDS Game 3, sending the Orioles into the ALCS.

  21. Orioles complete sweep of Tigers, advance to the ALCS

    Oct 5, 2014, 7:32 PM EDT

    Nelson Cruz, Adam Jones

    The Orioles are headed to the ALCS after sweeping the Tigers in the ALDS with a 2-1 Game 3 win on Sunday.

  22. Matt Williams on decision to pull Jordan Zimmermann in Game 2: “I kicked myself all night.”

    Oct 5, 2014, 7:04 PM EDT

    Matt Williams

    Matt Williams says he kicked himself “all night” for taking out Jordan Zimmermann with two outs in the ninth inning in Game 2 of the NLDS against the Giants on Saturday night. But was his decision really wrong?

  23. Nelson Cruz gives Orioles a 2-0 lead in ALDS Game 3 with a two-run homer

    Oct 5, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

    Division Series - Baltimore Orioles v Detroit Tigers - Game Three

    The Orioles took a 2-0 lead in the sixth inning of ALDS Game 3 against the Tigers thanks to Nelson Cruz’s two-run home run off of David Price.

  24. Alex Avila leaves ALDS Game 3 after taking a foul ball off of his facemask

    Oct 5, 2014, 5:59 PM EDT

    Alex Avila AP

    Alex Avila took a foul ball off of his facemask and was forced to leave ALDS Game 3 in the sixth inning.

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