A week before Oscar Taveras was to arrive in Jupiter, Fla., to begin a conditioning program that would prepare him to compete for a starting job with the Cardinals next spring, general manager John Mozeliak and manager Mike Matheny boarded a flight to the Dominican Republic, where they were to meet with a family grieving the loss of a son, a brother, a budding baseball star lost too young.
Right-hander Kyle Zimmer, the Royals' No. 2 prospect, had his injured pitching shoulder evaluated on Monday by Dr. David W. Altchek in New York. Kansas City remains hopeful that Zimmer will avoid major surgery.
When I was little, I dreamt of being the first female to suit up and play Major League Baseball. This past weekend, I met the girl, Mo'ne Davis, who gave me hope that someday, it just might.
There's an old saying that a ballclub takes on the characteristics of its manager. Ned Yost, though, might be reversing that as he assumes the characteristics of his laid-back players.
Between getting designated hitter Billy Butler back in the starting lineup and the remainder of the World Series at home, Royals manager Ned Yost was full of confidence on the eve of a must-win Game 6.
With Aramis Ramirez's future in limbo until after the World Series, the Brewers on Monday won a waiver claim for Angels third baseman Luis Jimenez, a 26-year-old coming off his first 20-homer season in the Minor Leagues.
Byron Buxton, MLBpipeline.com's top rated prospect, left Monday's Arizona Fall League game in the top of the ninth with an injury to the middle finger on his right hand.
Hunter Pence's unconventional swing and throwing motion, and his off-the-field quirkiness, have made him perhaps the most interesting -- and unique -- man in baseball. His production this postseason has separated him from his peers on the field, too.
The visiting clubhouse at AT&T Park, momentarily home to a Royals team that had just put itself on the brink of elimination with a 5-0 defeat in Game 5 of the World Series, felt both somber and upbeat late Sunday night.
As unusual as it is to see shortstop Alcides Escobar involved in so many defensive lapses, the Royals were quick to chalk it up as just another chapter in what has so far been an unpredictable, topsy-turvy World Series.
Lorenzo Cain has spent much of this postseason flying all over the outfield to take hits away from opposing batters. He added another clip to his October highlight reel on Sunday night, in Game 5 of the World Series, helping to keep the Royals close in an eventual 5-0 loss to the Giants.
Madison Bumgarner pitched a shutout to lead the Giants past the Royals in a 5-0 San Francisco win in Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday night at AT&T Park, putting the Giants one win away from their third Fall Classic title in the past five seasons.
Oscar Taveras, the Cardinals' vibrant top outfield prospect, and his girlfriend were killed in a Sunday afternoon car accident near his home on the Caribbean island. He was 22.
Several of the best prospects in baseball will collide on Saturday in the ninth annual Fall Stars Game, the yearly All-Star Game for the Arizona Fall League. This year's contest will feature 14 players on MLBPipeline.com's Top 100 Prospects list, headlined by No. 1 overall prospect Byron Buxton.
Former Royals manager Dick Howser left an impression on his players and fans in Kansas City with his personality and results, including the 1985 World Series title.
Unable to process it, unable to believe the death of his friend Oscar Taveras, Juan Perez mourned and cried, understanding that steps away, the Royals and Giants were playing Game 5 of the World Series. What Perez could not have anticipated was that he would enter the game and play such a critical role in the Giants' victory.
The Pirates made a host of roster moves Saturday, headlined by the acquisition of infielder Justin Sellers from the Indians for cash considerations.