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New deal for Pablo Sandoval a Giant priority

Pablo Sandoval

The San Francisco Giants would be wise to re-sign Pablo Sandoval. (Brad Mangin/MLB) I’m not going to lie about it. Like many folks who have a soft spot for the underdog, I was rooting for the Kansas City Royals to prevail in this year’s hard-fought World Series. How could you not appreciate the amazing achievements of a team with a bunch More...

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Madison Bumgarner
By R. Lincoln Harris On Thursday, October 30th, 2014

In the end, Royals couldn’t beat The Man

Madison Bumgarner single-handedly delivered the World Series to San Francisco. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images) Last summer, I watched the World Cup on TV whenever I could. Since I don’t have cable, and the games More...

Madison Bumgarner
By R. Lincoln Harris On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Will it be a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Series finale?

There will be no holding back of Madison Bumgarner in game seven on Wednesday. (Rob Carr/Getty Images) So this is it. Baseball gets a game seven, do-or-die, one-game title fight to settle it all. It’s been More...

Billy Butler
By Jackie Micucci On Monday, October 27th, 2014

A Yankees fan apologizes to Billy Butler

Billy Butler is deservedly enjoying Major League Baseball’s biggest stage. (The Kansas City Star) I’m sorry Billy Butler. I’m sorry I ever doubted your place in Kansas City Royals’ lore. I’m sorry More...

By R. Lincoln Harris On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Be glad MLB postseason isn’t a football game

After the Royals got beat for the first time in the MLB postseason, in game one of the World Series, I got to thinking about the difference between how baseball determines its champion vs. how football does. Instead More...

Oscar Taveras
By R. Lincoln Harris On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Oscar Taveras: A reminder that baseball is not life

  There was a time, probably a couple of decades ago, where a popular t-shirt read “Baseball is Life … the rest is just details.” It had an image of a baseball in the middle, and there were More...

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