>>World Series Shifts To San Francisco For Game Three
(San Francisco, CA) -- After a travel day on Thursday, the World Series shifts to San Francisco tonight for Game Three between the Royals and Giants at AT&T Park. The best-of-seven matchup is tied at a game apiece after the Royals took Game Two 7-2 on Wednesday in Kansas City. The Giants won the series opener 7-1 on Tuesday. Jeremy Guthrie is scheduled to start tonight for the Royals, while the Giants hand the ball to Tim Hudson. First pitch is set for 8:07 p.m. Eastern. The Giants are trying for their third World Series title in the last five seasons. The Royals are seeking their second championship, but first since 1985.
>>Royals, Dodgers Pace Gold Glove Finalists
(New York, NY) -- Finalists for Major League Baseball's Gold Glove Awards are out. Three players have been named as finalists at each position in each league. The Kansas City Royals pace the American League with four finalists, left fielder Alex Gordon, shortstop Alcides Escobar, first baseman Eric Hosmer [[ HOZZ-mer ]] and catcher Salvador Perez. The Los Angeles Dodgers lead the National League with four finalists, pitchers Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke [[ GRAIN-kee ]], first baseman Adrian Gonzalez and third baseman Juan Uribe [[ yoo-REE-bay ]]. St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier [[ YAH-dee-air ]] Molina leads this year's finalists with six career Gold Gloves to his credit already. The winners will be announced November 4th.
>>Gold Glove Finalists Named
(Undated) -- Rawlings has named its finalists for the 2014 Gold Glove awards. There are three players at each position. Shortstop Alexei Ramirez and center fielder Adam Eaton represent the White Sox. The winners will be announced November 4th.
>>Cardinals' Wainwright, Molina Gold Glove Finalists
(New York, NY) -- The Cardinals have two players named as finalists for Gold Glove Awards this season. Pitcher Adam Wainwright and catcher Yadier [[ YAH-dee-air ]] Molina are among three players picked at each position in each league. The winners will be announced on November 4th.
>>Braves Name Hart President Of Baseball Operations
(Atlanta, GA) -- John Hart is the new president of baseball operations for the Atlanta Braves. He took over as interim general manager on September 22nd when Frank Wren was fired after the Braves were eliminated from playoff contention. At the time, Hart was not interested in a full-time position as head of the club's baseball department, but has now signed on for three years in a newly created position. The deal runs through 2017, when the Braves are expected to move into their new stadium -- Sun Trust Park. Hart joined the Braves last November as a senior advisor and had also been working as an analyst for MLB Network.
>>Mets Name Kevin Long Hitting Coach
(Flushing, NY) -- Kevin Long is the new hitting coach of the New York Mets. He heads across town to join the Mets after being dismissed as hitting coach of the Yankees after eight seasons. Long takes over for Lamar Johnson, who replaced the fired Dave Hudgens in May. The Mets hit just .239 as a team this past season, the third-worst mark among National League clubs. The Mets also named Dustin Clarke their strength and conditioning coach.