The Cubs have agreed to a one-year deal with free-agent reliever Jason Motte, pending a physical, a team source told ESPN.com.
The final bidding on Jon Lester involves more than just the Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants, an official of one club in the bidding told ESPN.com's Jayson Stark on Wednesday.
Hunter Pence's first-inning home run helped the Giants win Game 1 ... and potentially the World Series.
There is perhaps no player more "Jeter-esque" in baseball than Giants catcher Buster Posey, who is chasing his third World Series title in five seasons.
Journeyman Travis Ishikawa's walk-off home run in the ninth to seal their NLCS win delivered perhaps the Giants' most surprising way to win yet, writes Jayson Stark.
The Giants continue to find new and amazing ways to win postseason games, Jayson Stark writes.
Coming back to with a throwaway win in Game 3 on a bunt attempt? Of course, because that's the "ugly but it works" Giants, writes Jayson Stark.
Yadier Molina's strained oblique should keep him out Game 3. Or should it? Stay tuned -- his status remains uncertain.
Kolten Wong's walk-off home run in Game 2 put him in exclusive company as the Cardinals achieved an impressive comeback win to tie up the NLCS.
Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is the best pitcher left in the postseason, and he proved it with 7 2/3 scoreless innings against the Cardinals in Game 1, Jayson Stark writes.
The Giants and the Cardinals, who've combined to win the past four NL pennants, are no strangers to postseason experience.
Six weeks into the season, Major League Baseball is still searching for a way to clarify confusion over the new rule on home plate collisions but hasn't been able to settle on a clear-cut way to do that, MLB executive Tony La Russa said Monday.
When Jim Joyce and Dana DeMuth simultaneously invoked the obstruction rule to end Game 3 of the 2013 World Series, they made the last great umpiring call of baseball's pre-instant-replay era.
St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny is grateful that baseball's new home-plate collision rules are "trying to change the culture."
If you thought that the 2013 season wasn't jam-packed with strange but true feats on and off the diamond, Jayson Stark's here to disabuse you of that notion.
Jayson Stark picks the winners and losers of the offseason to date, considering the winter meetings couldn't match the activity from the previous week.