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  • Royals' run to World Series has Kansas City abuzz

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — This Midwestern city best known for its barbecue, bebop jazz and, for most of the past three decades, bad baseball has exploded into a sea of blue as long-suffering Royals fans suddenly find their team at the center of the sports universe. Kansas City's...

  • Vision of Royals GM Dayton Moore comes to fruition

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The memories come back in bits and pieces, and for that he can be forgiven. After all, 29 years have passed since he was standing on the hillside, watching everything unfold. It was a blowout, Dayton Moore says, the deciding game of the 1985 World Series....

  • Rangers hire Pirates' Jeff Banister as new manager

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    The Texas Rangers hired Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as their new manager. Banister got the nod over two other finalists, interim manager Tim Bogar and Cleveland Indians bullpen coach Kevin Cash. General manager Jon Daniels said Thursday night that Banister won over...

  • Renovation project at Wrigley Field in full swing

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — Construction equipment is starting to take big bites out of Wrigley Field's exterior outfield walls. The demolition of the famous bleachers at the historic ballpark in Chicago is part of a project to build a large electronic sign and six other outfield signs. Chicago...

  • Renovation takes bite out of Wrigley bleachers

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — Construction equipment is starting to take big bites out of Wrigley Field's exterior outfield walls. The demolition of the historic ballpark's bleachers is part of a project to build a large electronic sign and six other outfield signs. Cubs spokesman Julian Green said...

  • Tony Cruz starts at catcher for Cardinals

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Catcher Tony Cruz is in the St. Louis lineup for Game 5 of the NL Championship Series on Thursday night with the Cardinals facing elimination by the San Francisco Giants. A.J. Pierzynski caught the previous two games in place of injured star Yadier Molina and went...

  • Grace, Green to join new manager Hale's staff

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — Mark Grace will join the staff of new Arizona Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale as assistant hitting coach. The club announced Hale's staff on Thursday, with Andy Green as third base coach and Glenn Sherlock bench coach. Sherlock shifts from third base coach and is among...

  • Hughes picked as MVP, pitcher of year for Twins

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Phil Hughes has been named most valuable player and pitcher of the year for the Minnesota Twins in 2014. Hughes set a major league record for strikeout-to-walk ratio and posted a 3.52 ERA in 32 starts, his first season with the Twins. The awards voted on by the Twin...

  • Orioles raise expectations in spite of ALCS sweep

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    BALTIMORE (AP) — It would be a shame if the Baltimore Orioles allowed their final four games to overshadow what they accomplished during the previous 165. By getting past the disappointment of being swept by the Kansas City Royals in the AL Championship Series, the Orioles can savor...

  • Giants beat Cardinals 6-4, move 1 win from Series

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buster Posey and the Giants already know how to win in October — even without all this help from the St. Louis Cardinals. Strange as it might look sometimes, San Francisco finds a way to score just enough. Posey drove in three runs and capped another unusual...

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