San Francisco Giants at Pittsburgh Pirates - October 1, 2014 | MLB.com SF Recap - Giants move on to next round powered by Crawford, Bumgarner.
Detroit Tigers at Baltimore Orioles - October 2, 2014 | MLB.com Preview - Castrovince previews series
Kansas City Royals at Los Angeles Angels - October 2, 2014 | MLB.com Preview - MLB.com previews series.
First-base coach Alomar Jr. a candidate for D-backs manager | indians.com - Sandy Alomar Jr. has been viewed as an up-and-coming manager for several seasons now. On Wednesday, it was confirmed that the Indians first-base coach is among six candidates currently being targeted by the D-backs in their managerial search.
Video: Mark Shapiro thanks fans | MLB.com - Team President Mark Shapiro looks back on the 2014 season and highlights breakout performances by Kluber, Brantley, Carrasco and more
Lumber slumber: Where can the Cleveland Indians find some offense this offseason? | cleveland.com - It is no secret that the Indians need a jolt or two or three to their lineup next season. The bats went into hibernation about two months early this year.
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Steinbrenner apologizes for Yankees' season - Worcester Telegram & Gazette - telegram.com - Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner apologized Wednesday for his team's failure to make the playoffs for a second straight year and said New York is talking with general manager Brian Cashman about a new contract.
Full Count " Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo to interview with Rangers - Former Tribe player and minor-league manager Torey Lovullo gets interview for Rangers job.
Defensive Replacements and Their Role in No-Hitters | FanGraphs Baseball
Ellen Fishel: How I've become an O's fan, but I hate the Ravens - baltimoresun.com - Our Baltimore living columnist discusses what happens when you move to a new town and begin to root for the home team.
In defense of Ned Yost ... kind of | FOX Sports - Ned Yost is taking a lot of heat for his managerial decisions in Tuesday's AL Wild Card Game. But allow us to offer up a defense ... kind of.
These MLB players could decide their team's postseason fate. | SportsonEarth.com : Anthony Castrovince Article
In the MLB postseason, there are the obvious attractions. It goes without saying that Mike Trout is important to the Angels and Clayton Kershaw is important to the Dodgers. But sometimes it's the not-so-obvious players that end up making the difference.
Jose Fernandez throws for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery in May | HardballTalk - Marlins ace Jose Fernandez picked up a baseball on Wednesday for the first time since undergoing Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery on May 16.
Twins to interview Hall of Famer Paul Molitor for manager opening | HardballTalk - Ron Gardenhire was fired Monday after 13 seasons, the last four of which have seen the Twins lose 90 or more games.
K.C. Masterpiece " - Rany Jazayerli discusses the AL Wild Card Game.