Posts Tagged St. Louis

Bumgarner a throwback to pre-pitch count era

In this Oct. 6, 1966 file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Sandy Koufax, pitches against the Baltimore Orioles in game two of the World Series baseball game in Los Angeles.In 1965, Koufax didn't pitch the Dodgers' Series opener at Minnesota because of Yom Kippur and lost to Jim Kaat the following day. Koufax pitched a four-hit shutout on three days' rest to win Game 5, then came back with a three-hit shutout on two days' rest to win Game 7. (AP Photo/File)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner is a throwback to the days before pampering and pitch counts.

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Game 7 of World Series: ‘A gift for everyone’

Former Minnesota Twins Jack Morris watches batting practice before Game 7 of baseball's World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. During Game 7 of the World Series in Minneapolis on Oct. 27, 1991, John Smoltz and Jack Morris were locked in a classic duel as the game was scoreless despite each team loading the bases with one out in the eighth. Smoltz left in the eighth but Morris kept going through the 10th and ended up the winner when Gene Larkin hit a bases-loaded single with one out in the bottom half. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

In Kansas City, Game 7 of the World Series conjures up memories of Bret Saberhagen’s brilliance, a St. Louis meltdown and the only Royals championship in 1985.

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Rams make multiple moves to fill holes

St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher calls instructions in the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Rams have so many holes to fill that safety Mark Barron, acquired from Tampa Bay on Tuesday, could play this week at San Francisco.

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Chiefs QB Smith to practice after shoulder injury

St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn (94) sacks Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) in the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Given his long history of shoulder problems, nobody could fault Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith for a few moments of concern at halftime of last Sunday’s game against St. Louis.

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Royals rout Giants 10-0, Series goes to Game 7

Kansas City Royals Mike Moustakas crosses home plate after hitting a solo home run off San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Hunter Strickland  in the bottom of the sixth inning of Game 6 of baseball's World Series Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Jose Luis Villegas)  MAGS OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT (KCRA3, KXTV10, KOVR13, KUVS19, KMAZ31, KTXL40); MANDATORY CREDIT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner is ready to pitch in for Game 7.

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