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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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 …”

  5. 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?

  6. Jose Canseco shot his middle finger off

    Oct 29, 2014, 9:31 AM EDT

    Jose Canseco

    He did it while cleaning one of his guns.

  7. Bumgarner ready to go if needed in Game 7

    Oct 29, 2014, 9:15 AM EDT

    Madison Bumgarner

    Two days removed from a 117-pitch shuout, the Giants ace says he can and will pitch if needed tonight.

  8. Good news for the Giants? Game 6 only counted once.

    Oct 29, 2014, 2:01 AM EDT

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    Logic and analysis can be thrown out the window. For tomorrow, we get a Game 7.

  9. Video: Royals’ seven-run second inning

    Oct 28, 2014, 11:52 PM EDT

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    The Royals turned Game 6 of the World Series into a rout early on, plating seven runs against the Giants in the bottom of the second inning. Here’s how those runs scored, via MLB.com …

  10. 10-0! The Royals romp, tie it up at three games a piece

    Oct 28, 2014, 11:30 PM EDT

    Yordano Ventura

    Maybe the Giants should’ve just forfeited?

  11. Giants opt to rest Buster Posey in the seventh inning

    Oct 28, 2014, 10:59 PM EDT

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    White flag? Smart move? Both? Probably both. Trailing the visiting Royals 9-0 in the middle of the seventh inning of Game 6 of the World Series, the Giants have removed star catcher Buster Posey.

  12. All nine of the Royals’ starters recorded a hit by the end of the third inning of Game 6

    Oct 28, 2014, 10:07 PM EDT

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    A cool stat that just flashed across the screen on the FOX broadcast of World Series Game 6 …

  13. Report: Jose Canseco accidentally shot

    Oct 28, 2014, 9:22 PM EDT

    Canseco boobs

    Canseco’s strange retired life continues.

  14. Jake Peavy pulled in second inning as Royals grab big early lead in World Series Game 6

    Oct 28, 2014, 9:13 PM EDT

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    Giants starter Jake Peavy suffered a bruised right thumb while trying to reach for a foul ball in Game 3 of the World Series last Friday in San Francisco and didn’t have much finish on his pitches out of the gate in Game 6.

  15. Royals’ Game 6 starter Yordano Ventura is dedicating his outing to Oscar Taveras

    Oct 28, 2014, 8:05 PM EDT

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    Yordano Ventura became good friends with Oscar Taveras while the two were playing in the Double-A Texas League and they had made plans to spend time together this winter in their native country, the Dominican Republic. “But I guess not,” Ventura said solemnly to Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com on Monday afternoon.

  16. Royals will start Jeremy Guthrie in potential Game 7

    Oct 28, 2014, 7:43 PM EDT

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    Royals manager Ned Yost announced to the media Tuesday in Kansas City — a few hours prior to Game 6 of the World Series — that Jeremy Guthrie will get the nod if his club is able to force a Game 7.

  17. Tailgating at Kauffman Stadium

    Oct 28, 2014, 7:16 PM EDT

    Flag

    Yes, it happens. And it’s kinda fun.

  18. The lights are on in right field tonight at Busch Stadium in memory of Oscar Taveras

    Oct 28, 2014, 6:58 PM EDT

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    Taveras was supposed to compete for the Cardinals’ starting right field job next spring. He died alongside his girlfriend Edilia Arvelo in a car crash Sunday in the Dominican Republic.

  19. Royals prospect Kyle Zimmer undergoes shoulder surgery

    Oct 28, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT

    Kyle Zimmer Royals

    Zimmer was the fifth overall pick in the 2012 draft and ranked as a top-25 prospect according to both Baseball America and MLB.com.

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