NBCSports.com: HardballTalk (Aaron Gleeman) —
Stinson has had brief looks in the majors with the Orioles, Brewers, and Mets, combining to throw 52 innings with a 4.47 ERA in parts of four seasons.
Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (David Brown) —
The Kansas City Royals not only evened up the World Series against the San Francisco Giants in Game 2 on Wednesday night, they also scored an impressive victory of sorts against the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs in the local TV ratings. TV ratings for the World Series Game 2 rebounded somewhat, pulling an 8.8 overnight, winning the night. KC was a 49.6; SF was a 28.7. — John Ourand...
NY Times: Bats (By DAVID LEONHARDT) —
One reason that baseball teams are scoring less is that the strike zone has gotten larger in recent years, mostly around batters’ knees.
NY Times: Bats (By TYLER KEPNER) —
Butler’s skills as designated hitter do not go with the game the Royals tend to play, but his bat helped beat the Giants in Game 2 and it is hard to imagine the team without him.
NBCSports.com: HardballTalk (Craig Calcaterra) —
Presumably, the Braves will also hire a general manager, giving them the two-headed front office we've seen in Chicago and will soon see in Los Angeles.
NY Times: Bats (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) —
In the middle of a champagne-and-beer-soaked clubhouse after the San Francisco Giants won the NL Championship Series, Tim Hudson was given the chance to speak to his team.