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  1. Report: Cubs hire Joe Maddon as manager

    Oct 29, 2014, 5:34 PM EDT

    Tampa Bay Rays v Oakland Athletics

    Maddon leaves Tampa Bay for Chicago.

  2. Madison Bumgarner is probably good for 50 pitches tonight

    Oct 29, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT

    Madison Bumgarner

    Ned Yost says: “Bumgarner is a great starting pitcher. We’ll see what kind of reliever he is.”

  3. Royals minor leaguer criticizes Yordano Ventura on Twitter for wearing a Dominican flag

    Oct 29, 2014, 5:00 PM EDT

    Yordano Ventura flag

    But it came from “a patriot mindset,” so it’s OK, apparently.

  4. “Baseball’s absolute unpredictability makes amateurs of us all”

    Oct 29, 2014, 4:02 PM EDT

    Royals fans

    The quote of the postseason comes from Roger Angell

  5. World Series, Game 7: Giants vs. Royals lineups

    Oct 29, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    Tim Hudson

    Tim Hudson vs. Jeremy Guthrie.

  6. “Top Chef” goes to Fenway Park, with Dennis Eckersley and Dan Shaughnessy

    Oct 29, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

    Top Chef logo

    Padma Lakshmi thinks everyone should play for the Yankees.

  7. Reds exercise Johnny Cueto’s option for 2015

    Oct 29, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT

    Johnny Cueto

    Cueto was amazing this season, leading the league in strikeouts (242) and innings (244) while posting a 2.25 ERA and holding opponents to a .192 batting average.

  8. HBT Daily: We’re almost certain to see Madison Bumgarner tonight

    Oct 29, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

    HBT Daily Logo

    It’s all hands on deck, as Johnny Wholestaff will take the mound for both teams.

  9. Report: Joe Maddon and the Cubs “have been in discussions”

    Oct 29, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

    Tampa Bay Rays v Oakland Athletics

    And they “could have an answer by Friday.”

  10. Remembering World Series Game 7s of the past 30 years

    Oct 29, 2014, 1:20 PM EDT


    Game 7s are often letdowns. But sometimes, they’re magical. What will we get tonight?

  11. Tim Hudson ‘excited’ to pitch on baseball’s biggest stage

    Oct 29, 2014, 1:08 PM EDT

    Tim Hudson

    “When you’re a little kid in the backyard, you always think of World Series games and hitting home runs to win a Game 7 of the World Series or pitching in a big game,” Hudson said. “I’m no different than anybody else.”

  12. 97+ mph pitches this season: Royals 2,287, Twins 1

    Oct 29, 2014, 12:49 PM EDT

    speed limit 100

    Twins fans may want to look away.

  13. The Red Sox have their sights set on Pablo Sandoval

    Oct 29, 2014, 11:30 AM EDT

    Pablo Sandoval

    Or maybe Chase Headley. Or Aramis Ramirez. But certainly at upgrading third base.

  14. Bill James: not a “statistical guru,” not impressed by WAR

    Oct 29, 2014, 11:10 AM EDT

    Bill James

    There may not be a more important figure in baseball analysis than Bill James. But there may not be a more misunderstood figure than Bill James either.

  15. Diamondbacks close to new 15-20 year television deal for 2-3 times as much money

    Oct 29, 2014, 10:55 AM EDT

    Baltimore Orioles v Arizona Diamondbacks

    Arizona’s current contract is up after next season.

  16. Will Royals’ rout have carry-over effect into Game 7?

    Oct 29, 2014, 10:41 AM EDT

    Recent history has definitely favored the home team, which has won each of the past nine Game 7’s.

  17. John Farrell responds to report that Red Sox coaches “all hate” Yoenis Cespedes

    Oct 29, 2014, 10:20 AM EDT

    Yoenis Cespedes

    “Completely unfounded and kind of a shame that someone would write something like that …”

  18. Wanna blame something for the Giants’ loss? How about Kansas City barbecue?

    Oct 29, 2014, 10:10 AM EDT

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    The Giants ordered 50 Z-Man sandwiches on Tuesday afternoon. Breakfast of Champions?

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