St. Louis Cardinals
Don’t dare mess with the aesthetics of a game that Bob Costas is calling
The Cardinals hacking scandal doesn’t seem to be getting a lot of play around the country. Why is that? Matt Snyder of CBS Sports tries to explain.
There is some important off-field news to report, and not all of it is in the spirit of the game. But there was plenty of excitement on the field to remind us why baseball is fun, starting with a rare batting achievement.
The Los Angeles Times columnist found time to take a break from writing Yasiel Puig hit pieces to write the worst sports story in America on Tuesday. The worst. And it’s not even close.
Rob Manfred has a lot on his plate in his first year as commissioner of Major League Baseball.
The Red Sox thought they were getting a haul when they landed Joe Kelly and Allen Craig from St. Louis.
Teams don’t often trade a young pitcher like Shelby Miller, but when you’re a team like the Cardinals with a surplus of young pitching ready to break out seemingly every year, it may be a bit more common. St. Louis general manager John Mozeliak basically said after trading Miller that one reason he did so was to make room in the rotation for Martinez, a top prospect who pitched out of the bullpen in 2014.
Where should Jon Lester sign? Dan Roche breaks down all the potential destinations for the free agent pitcher.
The Giants beat the Cardinals to make the World Series. But baseball fans outside of San Francisco will be rooting for the Royals.
The Royals reach their first World Series since 1985 with 8 straight American League playoff wins, beating the Athletics, Angels and Orioles.