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Although Taijuan Walker was scratched from his Arizona Fall League start, MLB.com's Greg Johns is reporting that the Seattle Mariners top prospect is completely healthy. He has simply decided that he will not to pitch anymore this fall. #454690106 / gettyimages.comGeneral Manager Jack Zduriencik confirmed that Walker is shutting himself down and focused on his bright future in the major leagues...
Yoenis Cespedes is now represented by Roc Nation Sports.
White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu has been named the American League Rookie of the Year by Sporting News magazine, adding to the list of the rookie's accolades from his first season in the Major Leagues.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Monday that Michael Morse will be the team's DH in the World Series.
Outfielder Michael Saunders has been selected by the Mariners RBI Club as the winner of its 2014 Al "Moose" Clausen Community Service Award. The honor will be presented to Saunders on Nov. 15 at the RBI Club's annual Toys for Kids fundraiser at the Bellevue Hyatt Regency Grand Ballroom.
Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee has a trophy to go with his trove of frequent flier miles after he was named the National League Comeback Player of the Year by Sporting News on Monday.
Lorenzo Cain has shined on both sides of the ball this postseason, stroking hits with regularity and chasing down drives in the outfield gaps. Those feats would be impressive even without the knowledge that he didn't play baseball at any level until his sophomore year of high school.
Adam Wainwright had his right elbow examined Friday and everything checked out fine.
According to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Cardinals and Lance Lynn have expressed mutual interest in discussing a contract extension.
Right-hander Tim Lincecum didn’t go through a full workout Saturday because he woke up with a stiff neck, according to Alex Pavlovic. However, Lincecum is on the roster for the World Series and the Giants don't think his discomfort is serious.Lincecum has yet to pitch in the 2014 postseason, though Giants manager Bruce Bochy said he would have pitched the 19th inning in Game 2 of the NLDS...
Santiago Casilla keeps his emotions mainly to himself, unlike a large percentage of his counterparts, who favor gesticulations, primal screams or both when they're on the mound. "I am emotional, but I try to keep that inside," Casilla said. "It depends on how I feel. I'm not going to show it just so people can see it, but I really am amped up."
By the time James Shields delivers the first pitch of the 2014 World Series on Tuesday night (6:30 p.m. CT air time on FOX, 7:07 p.m. first pitch), his Kansas City Royals will have had five full days of rest since Greg Holland delivered the final pitch of the American League Championship Series.
Following his exit in Game 3 of the ALCS with shoulder tightness, concerns began about Kansas City Royals starter Yordano Ventura's availability for the remainder of that series. Now that he has had extra rest, Ventura is a sure bet to pitch in the World Series, which begins Tuesday night.#457129596 / gettyimages.comMLB.com's Dick Kagel reports that Ventura is completely over the shoulder tightness....
Just three years removed from a stint with the Oaxaca Warriors of the Mexican League, Yusmeiro Petit is headed to the World Series. Without their do-everything right-hander, the Giants might not have made it this far.