Royals Headed To First World Series Since 1985James 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.
Playoff Pinch Hits: NLCS Could Go Seven Games This YearIn the NLCS, the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals are evenly matched. Baseball fans should hang on and enjoy the ride.
Royals One Win Away From First World Series Since 1985Mike Moustakas had his eye on the ball from the moment it left Adam Jones's bat, tracking it against the bright lights of Kauffman Stadium.
Error In 10th Gives Giants 2-1 NLCS Lead A wild pitch, a wide throw and an 18-inning marathon
Playoff Pinch Hits: Predicting The World Series MatchupThe Royals lead the Orioles 2-0. The Cardinals and Giants are tied at one game. What's the chance of each possible World Series matchup?
Playoff Pinch Hits: National League Dominated Lately By Exclusive GroupThe high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Spending Less Money To Win In MLB PlayoffsThe Royals have the smallest payroll of the remaining MLB playoff teams. The Cardinals, Giants and Orioles all started the season with payrolls exceeding $100 million.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants Eliminate Nationals With Three One-Run WinsThe San Francisco Giants advanced, beating the Washington Nationals in the NLDS in three close games. But are the upsets really a surprise?
Playoff Pinch Hits: Kershaw And Dodgers Can't Get Past Cardinals Yet AgainThe Cardinals eliminated the Dodgers to advance to the NLCS for the fourth straight year. They will face the Giants, who topped the Nationals.