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  1. 2014 World Series -- Kansas City Royals think San Francisco Giant...

    When it comes to the Royals' running game, Kansas City manager Ned Yost thinks the San Francisco Giants are being sticks in the mud.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2014
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  3. 10 crucial matchups in the ALCS, NLCS

    Buster Olney

    ST. LOUIS -- Ten key matchups in the AL and NL Championship Series that begin Friday and Saturday, respectively: 1. The Orioles vs. the Kansas City running game: This is like a steel-cage match within the main event. The Royals have run aggressive...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  4. Ausmus' impact on Tigers' basepaths

    Buster Olney

    BOSTON -- From the first day of spring training, the Detroit Tigers players say, Brad Ausmus talked about the running game. But not only the running game of the Detroit baserunners, who were told to look for opportunities to take a bas...

    Blog | May 18, 2014
  5. Buzz: Pierzynski, Soto stopping running game

    Todd Wills

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Catcher A.J. Pierzynski says there is one reason he has thrown out 16 of the past 39 baserunners who have tried to steal a base on him. "Hector Ortiz," Pierzynski said. There you go. The Rangers' minor league catching instru...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  6. Pirates 9, Braves 2

    Pirates 9, Braves 2

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 24, 2013
  7. Rangers know running game needs work

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington knows his club hasn't been clicking on all cylinders when it comes to the run game. Some games, they're aggressive and change games by getting runners into scoring position and putting pressure...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  8. Running game not cover for lack of pop

    Doug Padilla

    CINCINNATI -- The Chicago Cubs might be third in stolen bases in the National League and dead last in home runs, but that doesn't mean there is a correlation in the numbers. Manager Dale Sveum shot down a theory that the Cubs are running more to c...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  9. Football: No. 3 Mission Viejo

    Any of the top three teams in these preseason rankings could have been No. 1. On the surface, Mission Viejo might be the best of the lot with a returning quarterback in Alex Bridgford and the return of a strong running game that incl...

    Blog | August 30, 2011
  10. Who's got the Golden Gun?

    Christina Kahrl

    Sort of like yesterday's exercise with pitchers, if you want to take a stab at who's doing the best job of eradicating the running game from behind the plate, you can go in a few directions. Cut off playing time around 400 innings caught (we'll cheat...

    Blog | August 30, 2011
  11. Running-Game Killers: Pitchers

    Christina Kahrl

    This late in the year, it's easy to start getting into who's doing the best job in the more obscure areas, some of which wind up mattering an awful lot, and some of which are just interesting to know. Today's quick take on statistical feats is on the...

    Blog | August 29, 2011
  12. Running game marks Sox's improvement

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago White Sox continue to show improvement in most aspects of their game, including base stealing. The White Sox have swiped eight consecutive bags without getting caught, a far cry from earlier in the season when Juan Pierre was strugglin...

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  13. Opponents running wild vs. White Sox

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- It's a wonder that anybody who reaches first base against the White Sox doesn't break for second as soon as he can. The Texas Rangers stole three bases in their 4-0 win on Monday, as the White Sox's troubles defending the running game c...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  14. Sox to work on their running game

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Despite their horrible base stealing this season, the presence of roving minor-league base-running coach Devon White on Monday was just a coincidence, the Chicago White Sox say. The White Sox have struggled to steal bases in the early g...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  15. Reviewing the film of the NFC South chat

    Pat Yasinskas

    In Friday's NFC South chat, we covered more ground than Tampa Bay's running game and scored more points than Carolina. Here are a few highlights. Lloyd (Baton Rouge, LA): Hey Pat, nice article about the NFC champion coming from the NFC South. Here...

    Blog | October 23, 2010
  16. Teagarden recalled for his defense

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers jumped Taylor Teagarden from Double-A to the majors -- and past Max Ramirez and Jarrod Saltalamacchia -- because they felt he was the best defensive option, which includes controlling the running game. Matt Treanor ...

    Blog | July 24, 2010
  17. How the Yankees can slow the Angels

    Buster Olney

    The Yankees' internal conversation about how to slow down the Angels' running game in this postseason started a little while back -- before spring training, actually. Staff members talked about different ideas, Yankees pitching coach Dave E...

    Blog | October 16, 2009