The Kansas City Royals are one of MLB’s thriftiest teams, while the San Francisco Giants are one of its highest-spending teams.
The Royals evened things up with the Giants in Game 2 of the World Series. Here are 5 things you missed.
James Shields led thousands of fans in a celebratory chant. Lorenzo Cain pranced along the warning track, cradling his newborn son. Ned Yost finally allowed himself to smile.
The high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.
The National League Division Series feature some of the wealthiest teams in the league. Will the results justify the expense?
NL hits leader Casey McGehee homered for the second time this season, and the Miami Marlins took the lead for good on a wild pitch by Tim Lincecum in the seventh inning to beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Sunday.
Tim Lincecum has had no trouble keeping things in perspective during his most dominant stretch in four seasons.
Henderson Alvarez pitched one of baseball’s most bizarre no-hitters, celebrating in the on-deck circle when the Miami Marlins scored on a two-out wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat the AL Central champion Detroit Tigers 1-0 Sunday.
Tim Lincecum and David Price pitched as expected against struggling lineups. Then, with the former Cy Young Award winners out of the game in the 10th inning, the San Francisco Giants couldn’t get anybody out.
On a night the San Francisco Giants received yet more disappointing news that center fielder Angel Pagan could be headed for surgery on his re-injured left hamstring, Andres Torres appeared to avoid a serious problem with his right knee.