The Giants have brought back good, old-fashioned pitching and defense to move within one victory of a second World Series title in three years.
Jayson Stark correctly predicted a Tigers-Giants World Series, but not for the reasons he expected. He explains why and makes his World Series pick.
The St. Louis Cardinals are on the verge of another World Series trip and deserve a bit more respect, writes Jayson Stark.
My pick is guaranteed to be wrong no matter what, isn't it? Just check my track record. So here goes: In the 2012 World Series, you will see ...
What's new? From Albert Pujols in L.A. to the playoffs to Marlins Park in Miami, the 2012 season has a much different look.
The old faces of the Yankees -- Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada and Andy Pettitte -- connect the last title team with the one that was crowned after knocking off the Phillies in six games.
The Phillies aren't quite ready to hand over their championship belts, and in Game 5, they fought off the Yankees and forced this World Series back to New York.
Two stolen bases on one pitch. Johnny Damon's ninth-inning feat might end up as the defining moment of the World Series.
Andy Pettitte was in trouble early in Game 3, but he calmly found his way out and ended up with yet another postseason win. Make that a huge postseason win.
Facing Mariano Rivera is usually a helpless situation for most hitters, but Jimmy Rollins says the Phillies may now know the key to the closers' success.
A.J. Burnett emerged from CC Sabathia's shadow, avoided the problems that always seem to find him and pitched a gem on a night the Yankees desperately needed it to even the World Series at one win apiece.
The World Series will certainly decide this year's champion, but it also might decide the team of the decade.
No opposing pitcher had held the Yankees to no earned runs over nine innings at the new Yankee Stadium, until Phillies lefty Cliff Lee did it with a Game 1 masterpiece.
Start speadin' the news: The New York Yankees are about to win their first title in almost a decade.
If the road to a World Series title is paved with starting pitching, which teams are in the best shape to make a run in October?
Burrell has agreed in principle to a two-year, $16 million contract with the Rays, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney on Monday. The deal is pending a physical.