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  • Defense cost Cardinals again in 6-4 loss to Giants

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A team known for doing all the little things right is suddenly throwing away some big postseason games. First baseman Matt Adams made back-to-back errant throws to key a three-run sixth inning for San Francisco, and the sloppy St. Louis Cardinals lost 6-4 to the...

  • Cain is able: Royals center fielder wins ALCS MVP

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lorenzo Cain capped the AL Championship Series with his best catch yet: an MVP trophy. The smooth center fielder snagged MVP honors after helping the Kansas City Royals to a four-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 2-1 victory Wednesday. Along with...

  • Orioles swept out of ALCS with 2-1 loss to Royals

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles filed slowly back to the visiting clubhouse Wednesday night, the mood somber. Their season had ended abruptly at the hands of the Kansas City Royals, yet there wasn't a feeling of anger or disappointment. Rather, there was an overwhelming...

  • Royals hold off Orioles 2-1, finish ALCS sweep

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — 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. After nearly three decades spent as one of the game's biggest laughingstocks, the...

  • Hart, Braves making moves while searching for GM

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — While the Braves' search for a new general manager continues, a new management team already is taking shape. Braves president John Schuerholz, interim general manager John Hart and special assistant to the GM Bobby Cox are searching for the full-time replacement for...

  • Cards Wainwright confident he made key adjustments

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Adam Wainwright is determined to forget about his frustrating October outings and get back to the dominant postseason pitcher he used to be. The Cardinals ace is confident he made some key adjustments in a bullpen session Monday and will return to form when he...

  • Royals' Guthrie apologizes for post-game T-shirt

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie wore his familiar home jersey into the Kauffman Stadium interview room Wednesday and promptly apologized for what he had worn just 12 hours earlier. After the Royals had beaten the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 to take a 3-0 lead in their...

  • Rangers decline $14M option for OF Alex Rios

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers outfielder Alex Rios will become a free agent after the World Series. The Rangers have declined a $14 million option for 2015, and will pay Rios a $2 million buyout. After Wednesday's decision, they could still work out another deal for Rios to...

  • Giants beat Cardinals in 10th on Choate wild throw

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruce Bochy sat back in his chair, took a deep breath and pondered another wacky October win for his San Francisco Giants. The wild-card Giants finally got a bunt down, and then the baserunning became a breeze. Because come postseason, this bunch sure finds a way....

  • Silverman replaces Friedman as Rays' BB head

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays expect to keep rolling without Andrew Friedman. One of baseball's top young executives left Tuesday to become president of baseball operations of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg never had any doubts...

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