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Giants’ Tim Hudson, After 214 Wins and Many Setbacks, Is Set for World Series Debut

published about 20 hours ago
Giants’ Tim Hudson, After 214 Wins and Many Setbacks, Is Set for World Series Debut
Hudson, a 16-year veteran who had early playoff exits with Oakland and Atlanta, will start Game 3 for San Francisco on Friday.

Sports Briefing | Baseball: High School Star Is Top Pick in Japan

published about 21 hours ago
A high school pitching star, Tomohiro Anraku, was chosen first over all in Nippon Professional Baseball’s amateur draft by the Rakuten Eagles, the former team of Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka.

Royals Outfield Defenders Cram for Quirky AT&T Test

published about 23 hours ago
The irresistible talents of the Kansas City Royals' outfielders may be tested by the inscrutable elements of San Francisco's quirky right field when the World Series resumes on Friday.

World Series 2014: Baseball Is No Longer the Center of Attention in a New Landscape

published about 23 hours ago
World Series 2014: Baseball Is No Longer the Center of Attention in a New Landscape
The opening game of the 2014 World Series is the lowest Game 1 on record, a viewership that highlights changes in the nation’s media habits.

Mets Hire Kevin Long, a Hitting Coach Fired by the Yankees

published about 23 hours ago
It came as little surprise that the Mets hired Long, the hitting coach the Yankees dismissed this month, given the struggles of Curtis Granderson, the former Yankee who became the Mets’ most expensive free-agent signing in years.