Posts Tagged Professional baseball

World Series: How the Giants and Royals match up

San Francisco Giants players stretch during baseball practice Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Kansas City Royals will host the Giants in Game 1 of the World Series on Oct. 21. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

A position-by-position look at the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals going into the World Series, starting Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium:

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Kellogg is umpire crew chief for World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jeff Kellogg will be the umpire crew chief for the World Series, and four other umps have been picked to work the event for the first time.

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Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost watches batters during baseball practice Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals will host the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 of the World Series on Oct. 21. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.

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Tigers hire former Pirates GM Littlefield as scout

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have hired former Pittsburgh general manager Dave Littlefield as a major league scout.

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Arkansas baseball, women’s basketball gets voice

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The University of Arkansas has named a radio play-by-play announcer for the Razorbacks’ baseball and women’s basketball teams.

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