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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 12: Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants breaks his bat in the fifth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Two of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Wild-Card Teams Dominating MLB Postseason

The Royals and Giants, both wild-card teams, could each make the World Series. The top MLB regular-season teams are out, again. Is this good for baseball?

10/13/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 07: Matt Adams #32 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a three run home run in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Four of the National League Divison Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: National League Dominated Lately By Exclusive Group

The high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.

10/11/2014

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Keith Brooks and Carmichael Dave Show – October 2nd, 2014

The San Francisco Giants put a beating on the Pittsburgh Pirates last night. Unlike the Oakland A’s, the Giants came out and got a big lead, and never gave it up. Madbum had madgame last […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/02/2014

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 01:  Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the National League Wild Card game at PNC Park on October 1, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Bumgarner, Crawford Lead Giants To NLDS After Win In Pittsburgh

Brandon Crawford became the first shortstop to hit a grand slam in postseason history, and gave the Giants a 4-0 lead they wouldn’t relinquish.

KHTK Sports 1140–10/01/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 9:  Edison Volquez #36 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches in the bottom of the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on September 9, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Pirates’ Volquez Looks To Continue Revival Against Giants

Edinson Volquez’s renaissance began with a simple game of catch. During his brief session with Pittsburgh Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage on that January day at the team’s training facility in Florida, the talented but […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/01/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 26: Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates doubles to center field to drive in a run in the eighth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on September 26, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Pirates defeated the Reds 3-1.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants And Pirates Like It’s 1971 All Over Again?

The Giants and Pirates meet in the playoffs for the first time since 1971. Winner of the National League Wild Card game moves on to the Division Series.

10/01/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 18: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 18, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Top 5 NL MVP Candidates

A couple of weeks ago, we took a look at some of the leaders in the AL MVP race. With playoff positioning still up for grabs, the NL race isn’t as clear cut. Here are […]

09/03/2014

Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

5 Times MLB Game Protests Have Been Upheld

With the San Francisco Giants being the first team since 1986 to successfully protest a game, we decided to take a look back at some of the past protested games upheld by the MLB. Here’s five times MLB game protests have been upheld:

08/21/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 04:  Derek Norris #36, Josh Reddick #16 and Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates after Norris hit a walk-off RBI single to score Sam Fuld #23 against the Tampa Bay Rays in the bottom of the tenth inning at O.co Coliseum on August 4, 2014 in Oakland, California. The Athletics defeated the Rays 3-2.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

5 Teams To Watch Down The Stretch

With roughly fifty games left in the MLB season, the division races are heating up. Four of the league’s six division leaders are clinging to an advantage of three games or fewer, and there are […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/06/2014

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7 Great Fan Catches Using A Hat

Here are seven great fan catches using a hat.

08/04/2014

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This Date In Baseball

Compiled by PAUL MONTELLA (AP Sports) 1933 – Lefty Grove of the Philadelphia A’s became the first pitcher since Aug. 2, 1931 – a span of 308 games – to shut out the New York […]

08/02/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 30: Gaby Sanchez #17 of the Pittsburgh Pirates is tagged out in a run down between third base and home plate by Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants during the sixth inning at AT&T Park on July 30, 2014 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Giants defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

SF Benefits From Pirates’ Blunder, Ends Skid At 6

Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants ended their six-game losing streak in the most wacky way. They don’t care how it happened, any break is welcome these days. A timely, heads-up glance by Machi […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/30/2014

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