After taking a tough World Series loss to the Giants in seven games, the Royals have to confront an offseason with questions about whether they can repeat as AL champions, Jerry Crasnick writes.
After falling behind the Giants three games to two in the World Series, the Royals head back to Kansas City where they hope to rediscover their winning brand of baseball.
With the World Series tied, the Royals and Giants have achieved upset victories to get this far and set the stage for tremendous season-ending drama, Jerry Crasnick writes.
Rather than turn to Madison Bumgarner, Giants manager Bruce Bochy stood by his decision to give Ryan Vogelsong the Game 4 World Series start, writes Jerry Crasnick.
When MLB adopted Rule 7.13, the league didn't anticipate the host of problems the new rule created, and there might be more this postseason.
This season has been a grind for the Cardinals, but with help possibly on the way, they very much remain in the mix to land a spot in the playoffs.
Missed opportunities offensively were St. Louis' undoing in World Series defeat.
As John Farrell and Mike Matheny are learning, a manager's every move is dissected and analyzed during the postseason.
The Cardinals can't afford a loss in Game 5 with ace Adam Wainwright on the mound, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Despite his foot injury, Allen Craig gutted out the key play of Game 3. Will it cost him in Game 4?
Carlos Martinez and Trevor Rosenthal's dominating stuff was on full display in the Cardinals' win in Game 2 of the World Series.
Carlos Beltran will be in the St. Louis Cardinals' starting lineup for Game 2 of the World Series against the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night.
The Cardinals flopped in Game 1 of the World Series. They need to get going in a hurry, or they'll find themselves in a huge hole.
Great pitching will be on display when the Cardinals and Red Sox meet up in the 109th Fall Classic.
Much like the Nationals did last season with Stephen Strasburg, contenders are keeping close tabs on their young starters.
Keys to the winter for the Cardinals and the Reds? Overcoming the blow of stunning postseason losses to the world champion Giants.