Comcast Decides World Series Is PERFECT Time For Emergency Alert

Apparently Omar Infante hit a two-run home run in the 6th inning, which was followed by Salvador Perez and Hunter Strickland shouting at each other and the benches emptying. I say apparently because I—like all other Comcast customers in the DC area—was instead shown an emergency alert test during this pivotal World… » 10/22/14 10:54pm Wednesday 10:54pm

Royals Winning Blueprint Shredded Early By Giants

The Royals have concocted a simple formula for playoff success: solid starting pitching, lockdown relievers, and scratching out juuuust enough runs to win. With three relievers—Wade Davis, Kelvin Herrera, and Greg Holland—who had an ERA below 1.50 during the regular season, and one of the weakest-hitting lineups in… » 10/22/14 1:16am Wednesday 1:16am

Watch The Final Out As The Royals Advance To The World Series

This Royals team is incredible. Just two weeks ago, they were down a run in the bottom of the 12th inning of the AL Wild Card play-in game against the A's. But a furious rally advanced them to the ALDS, where they swept the Angels 3–0, and tonight they just completed the 4–0 sweep of the Orioles. They become the first… » 10/15/14 7:30pm 10/15/14 7:30pm

Which MLB Team Helped Its World Series Chances The Most At The Deadline?

This year saw just about the best you can hope for from baseball's trade deadline: huge deals, sweeping misinformation, an old man setting his laptop on fire. But how much has the landscape actually changed? Baseball Prospectus examined how World Series odds changed for MLB teams before and after the trade deadline. » 8/04/14 1:33pm 8/04/14 1:33pm

Brayan Villarreal Threw Only Four Pitches To Get A World Series Ring

Reliever Brayan Villarreal didn't throw a strike for the Red Sox last season. In his only appearance with the team, he gave up a walkoff walk to Marco Scutaro for a 3-2 Giants win. But despite his forgettable appearance, Villarreal still received a World Series ring on Friday at Fenway Park. » 4/06/14 11:48am 4/06/14 11:48am