1. What Toll Will Madison Bumgarner's Heroic MVP Performance Have on His Future?

    Debate all you want where it ranks in Major League Baseball lore, but it's virtually impossible to put together a better postseason performance than the one Madison Bumgarner ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 21,167 reads 51 comments

  2. Selecting MLB's 2014 Postseason All-Star Teams

    The World Series is finished, and the dynastic San Francisco Giants completed their magical, inexplicable every-other-year trend by beating the almost-but-not-quite team of destiny Kansas City Royals in Game 7 by the score of 3-2 on Wednesday night...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 5,016 reads 9 comments

  3. Biggest Takeaways/Lessons Learned from 2014 World Series Action

    The 2014 season came to an end Wednesday night, as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of the World Series, 3-2, to claim their third title in the last five years...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 21,962 reads 29 comments

  4. Where Madison Bumgarner's Game 7 Ranks Among All-Time World Series Performances

    The San Francisco Giants are officially 2014 World Series champions after a 3-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 on Friday night...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 31,653 reads 44 comments

  5. Full Preview, Pitcher vs. Lineup Breakdown of Winner-Take-All World Series Game

    In a postseason that has been nothing less than spectacular, it’s only appropriate that it all comes down to Game 7 of the World Series...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 21,501 reads 16 comments

  6. Royals' Yordano Ventura Delivers Ace Performance to Push World Series to Game 7

    In Game 6 of the World Series, a literal must-win affair for the Kansas City Royals , starter Yordano Ventura delivered the kind of dominant outing that the club hadn't had this ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 265 reads 11 comments

  7. Giants' Madison Bumgarner Records 1st World Series Shutout Since 2003

    San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner continued his incredible run of postseason success in Sunday's Game 5 against the Kansas City Royals, recording the first individual ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 1 month ago 1,506 reads 1 comments

  8. SF Giants vs. KC Royals: Keys for Each Team to Win World Series Game 6

    It's win-or-go-home time for the Kansas City Royals. After losing 5-0 to Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants in Game 5 of the World Series, the Royals find themselves ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 27,178 reads 27 comments

  9. Updated 2014 World Series MVP Odds as Fall Classic Enters Home Stretch

    The San Francisco Giants evened the 2014 World Series at two games apiece Saturday, as the National League champions scored seven unanswered runs to defeat the Kansas City Royals 11-4 in Game 4...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 19,435 reads 16 comments

  10. Royals Blow Golden Opportunity to Go for Giants' Throat in Game 4

    For the Kansas City Royals, the hardest part about losing Game 4 on Saturday night isn't that they were blown out 11-4 by the San Francisco Giants...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 17,918 reads 36 comments

  11. Mid-World Series Questions That Must Be Answered to Decide the Champion

    The World Series is three games in, and the upstart Kansas City Royals have a two-games-to-one lead over the San Francisco Giants—winners of two of the past four championships—after their 3-2 road victory on Friday night...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 11,518 reads 9 comments

  12. Does Experience Really Rule over Youth in the World Series?

    The two teams in the World Series , the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants, are similar in a number of ways, not least of which is that neither was expected to make it this far when the postseason began...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 3,876 reads 6 comments

  13. Underperforming World Series Stars Who Must Pick It Up Before It's Too Late

    What has already been a postseason for the ages continues with Game 3 of the World Series on Friday night, and things are all knotted up as we shift to San Francisco...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 2,647 reads 1 comments

  14. 5 Rapid Reactions to All the Early 2014 World Series Action

    The World Series is two games in, and it feels like it's far from over after Wednesday night's Game 2 in Kansas City, in which the Royals took down the San Francisco Giants to knot things at a game apiece...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 15,272 reads 23 comments

  15. Eric Hosmer's Breakout Postseason May Be Turning Point in MLB Career

    This postseason has been Eric Hosmer 's coming-out party. More precisely, it's been nothing short of the third big league breakout for the Kansas City Royals first baseman, whose ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 11,415 reads 17 comments

  16. 5 Reasons the San Francisco Giants Are Poised to Take Control Back Home

    The San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals split the first two games of the 2014 World Series . After Madison Bumgarner dominated the Royals in the first game, Kansas City absolutely needed to win the second game and they did...

    Dan Mori Written by Dan Mori about 1 month ago 3,061 reads 13 comments

  17. World Series 2014: Odds and Prop Bets Info for Giants vs. Royals Game 2

    The San Francisco Giants blew out the Kansas City Royals 7-1 in Game 1 to open the World Series , but if anything, that rare lopsided scoreline just goes to show how unpredictable this series can be...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 1 month ago 1,254 reads 0 comments

  18. 'Hot or Cold' with 2014 World Series' Most Important Stars

    For a team to be successful during the regular season, on into the postseason and all the way up to the World Series, it needs to receive contributions from everyone on the roster...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 6,825 reads 3 comments

  19. Power Ranking the Top 20 Players of the 2014 World Series

    The Kansas City Royals’ streak of eight consecutive wins to begin the postseason came to an end Tuesday night, as the American League champions dropped Game 1 of the World Series to the San Francisco Giants 7-1...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 8,172 reads 8 comments

  20. Giants vs. Royals: Keys for Each Team to Win World Series Game 2

    The Kansas City Royals are in a bad spot. Nine of the last 10 teams that lost Game 1 of the World Series went on to lose the Fall Classic, as ESPN's Jayson Stark notes...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 5,223 reads 5 comments

  21. Onus Now Heavy on Yordano Ventura, Royals' Bats to Bring Home Pivotal Game 2

    It took nine postseason games, but the Kansas City Royals finally lost. Now that they've given up home-field advantage to the battle-tested San Francisco Giants after dropping ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 7,396 reads 48 comments

  22. World Series 2014 Game 1: Live Score, Highlights for Giants vs. Royals

    The San Francisco Giants know how to win, especially in October. It was the combination of great pitching and solid defense that keyed the 7-1 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 1 of the World Series...

    Ken Chin Written by Ken Chin about 1 month ago 88,755 reads 128 comments

  23. Giants vs. Royals: Game 1 Time, TV Info, Live Stream and More

    The World Series kicks off Tuesday (it’s almost as if they planned that for a day with no football on purpose), as the Kansas City Royals, otherwise known as America’s newly adopted favorite team, will take on the San Francisco Giants...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 2,689 reads 0 comments

  24. Speed Demon Royals Are Sign of Where Baseball Could Be Headed

    Making their first World Series appearance since 1985, the Kansas City Royals are on some kind of run. It's fitting, then, that they've gotten here by using their legs—or at least, that's the perception...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 5,495 reads 5 comments

  25. Inside the Royals' New-Age 'Nasty Boys,' the Best-Ever Modern-Day Bullpen

    KANSAS CITY — Worst sound for opposing hitters? The Kansas City Royals ' bullpen gate swinging open. It is the sound of the chainsaw firing up in the bloodiest horror flick you've ever seen...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 1 month ago 27,518 reads 25 comments