The Chicago Cubs have fired manager Rick Renteria after one season to pursue former Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon.
New York did not have to make a move on its 40-man roster because 10 players became free agents, including Derek Jeter, David Robertson, Hiroki Kuroda and Ichiro Suzuki.
The Nationals announced they have exercised Denard Span’s $9 million option for next season while declining to pick up the options on Adam LaRoche and Rafael Soriano.
Just like Sandy Koufax did before him. Like Mickey Lolich, and Bob Gibson and Orel Hershiser. The Giants’ country-strong left-hander earned his place in World Series lore with three remarkable performances on the way to a championship.
Three days after throwing a shutout in Game 5, Madison Bumgarner came on to pitch the final five innings in relief for the Giants.
Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night featured a pair of wild-card teams that had already played during the regular season. In a finale hosted by the club whose league won the All-Star game. With managers able to contest calls by umpires, the final decision coming from a replay room far from the field.
Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single and Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop in a seven-run second inning as the Kansas City Royals battered the San Francisco Giants 10-0 Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the World Series.
Among those attending the funeral Tuesday for the 22-year-old slugger were Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak and manager Mike Matheny.
Former major league slugger Jose Canseco is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home.
Yordano Ventura gets the ball Tuesday night with the Royals in the same position they were in 1985 when they sent Charlie Leibrandt to the mound against St. Louis.
The 22-year-old Taveras was killed along with 18-year-old girlfriend Edilia Arvelo when his 2014 Chevy Camaro ran off the road between Sosua and Caberete.
The long, tall lefty kept slinging away and put the San Francisco Giants just one win from yet another championship, throwing a four-hitter to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 Sunday night for a 3-2 Series edge.