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In Uganda, Out of Nowhere, There Is Baseball
In the East African nation of Uganda, a local man has led the development of an extraordinary baseball culture.
Thu, 25 Dec 2014 18:10:16 EST

McCarthy Signs With Dodgers
The Dodgers are in acquisition mode, snapping up Brandon McCarthy after his stint with the New York Yankees and sealing many more deals at the Winter Meetings in San Diego, including a seven-player trade with the Miami Marlins.
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 04:56:29 EST

Baseball's Winter Meetings---Minus the Meetings
By all appearances, Major League Baseball’s annual off-season convention is bustling. But in the suites above all the commotion, one seemingly elemental component of the winter meetings is in decline: actual meetings.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:08:56 EST

Yankees Replace Jeter, Bolster Bullpen
As part of a three-team trade, New York acquires a strong-fielding 24-year-old from Arizona, who will be the de facto Jeter replacement.
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 22:38:01 EST

Maddon Opts Out of Contract With Tampa Bay Rays
Joe Maddon has exercised an opt-out clause in his contract and won't return to manage the Tampa Bay Rays in 2015.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:16:36 EDT

It's Time to Play by National League Rules
Few teams still employ a classic designated hitter, but the Kansas City Royals do. That could hurt them as the World Series heads to San Francisco, where the DH won’t be in use.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:01:54 EDT

Tied 1-1, and Loving It
Entering Game 3 of the World Series on Friday, both Royals and Giants supporters have reason to feel confident.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:41:33 EDT

Royals Storm Back as Giants' Bullpen Melts Down
While the Kansas City Royals showed off their late-inning heat, San Francisco’s relievers melted down in Game 2 of the World Series. The Royals won 7-2, tying the Series at one game a piece.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:51:12 EDT

Why the Mo'ne Davis Ad Is OK With the NCAA
Mo’ne Davis’s appearance in a TV ad during the World Series has brought to light a little-known standard about how athletes can be paid before college without forfeiting their eligibility.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:33:45 EDT

Royals Fans Need Managing, Too
Kansas City manager Ned Yost loves Royals fans, but they haven’t always met their skipper’s expectations.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:13 EDT

The World Series of Competency
Behind the stunning postseason runs of the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants is a simple, overlooked skill: When they swing, they make contact, unlike so many teams in baseball today.
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:49:55 EDT

San Francisco Giants Advance to the World Series
The San Francisco Giants are headed back to their favorite biennial destination: the World Series. They will play Kansas City in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday.
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:31:06 EDT

Royals Finish ALCS Sweep of Orioles
Greg Holland and the Kansas City Royals wrapped up a sweep of the AL Championship Series with a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday. The Royals will play in their first World Series since 1985.
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 22:51:31 EDT

Cardinals' Error Hands Giants a Win
Cardinals pitcher Randy Choate threw wide of first base, allowing Brandon Crawford to score in the 10th for a wild 5-4 Giants victory in the NLCS at AT&T Park.
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 21:30:50 EDT

Rain Causes Royals, Orioles to Consider Rotation Shuffle
Though Kansas City’s Jeremy Guthrie and Baltimore’s Wei-Yin Chen will still pitch Game 3 as originally planned, Monday’s postponement could result in a change for both teams’ pitching rotations.
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 18:33:08 EDT

Royals Take 2-0 Series Lead Over Orioles
Baltimore wasn’t beaten by one big home run or a signature play, but by one swipe and slash and nibble after another as the Royals took a commanding 2-0 series lead.
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 01:03:22 EDT

Bumgarner Dominates Cardinals in Game 1
Madison Bumgarner’s dominance of the St. Louis Cardinals was so thorough that the San Francisco Giants 3-0 victory felt like more of a rout than it actually was.
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 01:01:19 EDT

Royals Roll Orioles With Extra-Inning Homers
The Kansas City Royals again showed they are kings of extra-inning wins, crushing two homers in the 10th to defeat the Baltimore Orioles and make it five postseason wins from five games—with four in extra innings.
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 03:26:08 EDT

Now Starring: Middle Relievers
In a postseason that has seen one ace starter after another humbled, middle relievers are suddenly front and center for the Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles.
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:55:15 EDT

MLB Playoffs Have a Small-Market Feel
With the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Angels, Detroit Tigers and Washington Nationals all bowing out in the division series, the San Francisco Giants are the only team with a top-10 payroll left in the playoffs.
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20:03:10 EDT

Orioles Sweep the Tigers
The Baltimore Orioles beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 in Game 3 of the AL Division Series to sweep the series.
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 21:44:12 EDT

Baseball's Go-for-Broke Season Begins
In the postseason, teams must decide whether to throw their high-priced starting pitchers into dangerous relief situations. How badly do they want it?
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 01:29:53 EDT

St. Louis to America: Don't Be Jealous
The mayor of St. Louis responds to a recent Wall Street Journal article that called the St. Louis Cardinals the most hate-worthy team in this year’s baseball playoffs.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 21:26:53 EDT

Fairweather Fandom, K.C. Style
Kevin Helliker, a Kansas City native forever partial to the team that fielded George Brett, Frank White and Dennis Leonard, explains his misgivings about this year's Royals squad.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:20:26 EDT

The 2014 Baseball Playoffs Hateability Index
With the New York Yankees missing the playoffs again, which team should you root against this October? The Wall Street Journal's second-annual Hateability Index will help you decide.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:15:43 EDT

The Legend of Derek Jeter Grows
A round-up of the day's best writing on the Yankee captain's final home game; plus the latest twist in the Roger Goodell-Ray Rice saga.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:17:52 EDT

How Often Is a Home Run Caught by a Fan?
To determine just how often fans succeed at catching homers, the Count carefully reviewed video from a random sampling of 1,000 home runs from the 2014 season.
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:11:26 EDT

Baseball's Science Experiment
Can you rewire a batter's brain? As hitting keeps becoming harder in Major League Baseball, teams are turning to neuroscience for help.
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:29:11 EDT

Baseball's Science Experiment
Can you rewire a batter's brain? As hitting keeps becoming harder in Major League Baseball, teams are turning to neuroscience for help.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:03:59 EDT

New to LinkedIn: A-Rod
Like many job-seeking Americans, it appears that suspended New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez has created a profile on LinkedIn, the professional networking site.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:30:46 EDT

Baseball's 'Shift': Does It Work?
After wearing down the skeptics in Major League Baseball, the defensive shift is here to stay. But is it actually saving hits? And which teams use it the best?
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:37:24 EDT

Why Wrigley Field Is Suddenly So Empty
The Ricketts family, who bought the Chicago Cubs five years ago, has returned focus to the notion that the Cubs need to win. But is that hurting attendance?
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:41:44 EDT

Manfred Elected MLB Commissioner
Rob Manfred, the right-hand man to departing baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, has been elected Major League Baseball's next commissioner.
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:07:28 EDT

MLB Owners Split on Selig's Successor
Major League Baseball owners gathered in Baltimore ahead of Thursday's election to determine who will succeed Bud Selig as commissioner, and voters are publicly split on whom to elect.
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:38:28 EDT

Mets Turn Focus to Future as Playoff Hopes Fade, Despite Win
With the schedule more than 70% complete and the Mets eight games out of first place, they can now drop the illusion of reaching the playoffs and focus their attention toward contending in 2015.
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 00:25:33 EDT

Major League Baseball's All Quadruple-A Team
A look at the players who have been called up and sent down the most in 2014.
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:46:56 EDT

Biogenesis Head Surrenders to DEA
The man at the center of the performance-enhancing drug scandal that engulfed Major League Baseball a year ago now faces federal charges of conspiring to distribute anabolic steroids.
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 19:53:39 EDT

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