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Scherzer to Start Game 1 for Tigers vs Baltimore

published about 1 hour ago
Max Scherzer will start Game 1 of the AL division series for Detroit on Thursday, headlining the Tigers' star-studded rotation for a second consecutive postseason.

As Batting Numbers Shrivel, Eyes Turn to the Mound

published about 4 hours ago
As Batting Numbers Shrivel, Eyes Turn to the Mound
Pitchers are striking out batters in record numbers amid a heavier reliance on bullpens and greater specialization among receivers.

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Twins Fire Manager Ron Gardenhire After 13 Years

published about 16 hours ago
In each of the last four years, Minnesota lost at least 92 games under Gardenhire, who had the second-longest active tenure in the major leagues.

A Slice of Life in 1985, When the Royals Last Made the M.L.B. Playoffs

published about 16 hours ago
A Slice of Life in 1985, When the Royals Last Made the M.L.B. Playoffs
On Tuesday, Kansas City will play its first postseason game since 1985, when it beat St. Louis in the World Series. Here’s a glimpse of what life was like back then.

James Shields Leads Royals Into M.L.B. Playoffs

published about 19 hours ago
James Shields Leads Royals Into M.L.B. Playoffs
Over the last two years, perhaps no one player has done more than James Shields to change the culture and the mind-set in Kansas City.