New Rangers manager leaves positive, familiar first impression

| |Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Jeff Banister reminds some at introductory news conference of Ron Washington.

Emotions run deep for Texas-bred Banister, family

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Jeff Banister grew up an Astros fan and still lives in the Houston area.

Rangers to hire Pirates coach Jeff Banister as manager

| |Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

The Pittsburgh bench coach will succeed Ron Washington, edging out Tim Bogar and Kevin Cash.

Rangers GM Daniels settles for ‘Clint Lite’ as new manager

| |Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

With Clint Hurdle unavailable, the Rangers went with his right-hand man instead of Tim Bogar.

Ishikawa 3-run homer sends Giants to World Series

| |Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.

1989 World Series: ppd. earthquake

| |Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Four eyewitnesses to the natural disaster in the Bay Area talk about reporting on the destruction, not Game 3.

Rangers decline club option on Alex Rios

| |Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

The right fielder will be given a $1 million buyout rather than the club exercising its $14 million option for 2015.

Royals head to World Series after sweeping Orioles in ALCS

| |Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

In the moments after the Royals won the pennant, after their 2-1 victory carried them to a sweep over the Orioles in the American League Championship Series, joy flowed like the fountains beyond the ballpark's outfield fences.

Royals on verge of sweeping into World Series after 2-1 victory over Orioles

| |Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

ALCS: Royals 2, Orioles 1

Giants take NLCS Game 3 in 10 innings thanks to Cardinals error

| |Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

NLCS: Giants 5, Cardinals 4 (10)