World Series 2014
In a dramatic shift from last year’s Fall Classic, which featured teams with the best regular-season records in baseball, the 2014 World Series is instead comprised of two Wild Card winners (Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants) that tallied less than 90 wins on the year. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the former is a first under the current postseason format, the sec… more
Royals in World Series
After a 29-year drought, the Kansas City Royals are certainly making the most of their time back in the playoffs. As if the sheer excitement of being in the postseason hasn’t been enough, Kansas City has managed to make it even more thrilling for fans, which USA Today’s For The Win detailed perfectly in its post “9 Crazy Facts About the Kansas City Royals’ First A… more
ALCS Teams Set
Their paths to the MLB Playoffs 2014 were quite different, but when it came to securing a spot in the American League Championship Series, just three games were needed for both the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals. With each franchise advancing in rather impressive fashion, the 2014 ALCS will feature a never-before-seen postseason matchup.
A quick look at the playoff history o… more
Giants Reach NLDS
It didn’t quite have the same dramatic finish as the previous night’s Royals-A’s extra innings nail biter, but for San Francisco Giants fans in particular, the 8-0 NL Wild Card win over the host Pittsburgh Pirates was the perfect start to what could very well turn into a deep run in the MLB Playoffs 2014.
Recent history is certainly on the Giants’ side as the f… more
Royals Advance to ALDS
Any remaining critics of the MLB Wild Card games were surely silenced Sept. 30 when the Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics completed one of the most thrilling postseason contests to date. For the host Royals in particular, the game was more than just a stepping stone into the American League Division Series as it also represented the franchise’s first MLB playoff appear… more