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October 29th, 2014

An MLB General Manager’s Offseason To-Do List

With the baseball season coming to a close, Bill Littlefield offers his suggestions for general managers aiming to have their teams in the World Series next season.

Feature
October 25th, 2014

At The Fall Classic, MLB Broadcaster Honors A Friend’s Final Wish

Kansas City Royals broadcaster Denny Matthews’ best friend died last year. When his widow Arnie Arnesen called to ask for help speading his ashes during the World Series, Matthews said yes. Matthews and Arnesen join Bill Littlefield to tell their story.

In The News
October 25th, 2014

Is It Time To Forgive Barry Bonds?

Barry Bonds, the all-time home run king, remains the face of MLB’s steroid era. Michael Powell of The New York Times thinks Bonds gets too much blame. He makes his case to Bill Littlefield.

In Depth
October 25th, 2014
By Greg Echlin

Run, Royals, (Pinch) Run!

All postseason, the Kansas City Royals’ x-factor has been their speed on the basepaths. Much of their success can be attributed to their use of the pinch-runner. Greg Echlin brings us the story.

Commentary
October 22nd, 2014

Remembering Bart Giamatti, A Baseball Fan

Bill Littlefield shares his thoughts on the legacy of former MLB Commissioner Bart Giamatti, who was a fan of the game above all else.

In Depth
October 18th, 2014

Rule 7.13: Baseball’s Crash Course On Eliminating Home-Plate Collisions

This season Major League Baseball took a crash course in how to eliminate collisions at home plate. In its first year, Rule 7.13 has been celebrated and criticized, but a much bigger injury risk is still in play for catchers. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports.

In The News
October 18th, 2014

Royals Vs. Giants In Wild(-Card) World Series

The Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants represent a most unlikely World Series pairing. Bill Littlefield and ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian break down how each team arrived to the Fall Classic.

Only A Blog
October 16th, 2014
By Eric Larrabee

The Best Pictures From MLB’s Playoffs (So Far)

From a sullen Buck Showalter to a horizontal Mike Moustakas, Only A Game has compiled the best photos from the first three rounds of the 2014 MLB playoffs.

In The News
October 11th, 2014

NLCS Preview With Tim Kurkjian

In a rematch of the 2012 NLCS, the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants are squaring off again. The Giants prevailed in 2012, but who will advance to the World Series this year? ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian makes his prediction.

Feature
October 4th, 2014
By George Lavender

Baseball Behind Bars: A Tradition At San Quentin State Prison

The San Francisco Giants clinched their spot in the MLB playoffs this week. At San Quentin State Prison in California, another Giants team has already played their championship game. George Lavender travels to San Quentin to tell the story.

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