Eric Hosmer's sac fly lifts Royals over Mets in Game 1 of World Series

...the Mets find themselves in a World Series hole that hasn't been easy to escape.A savior all season for the National League champs, Familia gave up a tying homer to Alex Gordon on a 97 mph fastball with one out in the ninth inning Tuesday...

Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta's rise to stardom was measured

...It's affecting me, mentally, way too much.' "Up close, it's easy to see the intensity that's unnerved National League hitters for the better part of two seasons.Just recalling that time, though, puts Arrieta on edge; he leans in...

Bryce Harper leads Nationals past Braves

...as his 500th career hit, capped a four-run third inning against Atlanta starter Shelby Miller (5-13). The National League batting leader also doubled twice.Gonzalez (10-7) held the Braves hitless through five innings. He allowed two...

Home runs help Cubs rally past Braves

...fourth start with the Cubs since being acquired at the non-waiver trade deadline from Miami. Haren, who leads the National League with 28 homers allowed, gave up four runs on four hits.

Augusta Commission's travel budget tapped out

...budget. Lockett and Commissioner Bill Fennoy hit up a National League of Cities convention in Austin, Texas, last year...conference in Wash ington, and Marion Wil liams went to a National League of Cities conference in Washington in March.

Mariners' Hisashi Iwakuma no-hits Orioles

...Johnson in 2004 to throw a no-no.Iwakuma's gem ended a streak of 11 straight individual no-hitters thrown by National League pitchers, including three this season: Philadelphia's Cole Hamels ? prior to his trade to the Texas Rangers...

Former Atlanta Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson in coma, report says

...played five seasons in the majors, four of them with the Braves from 2009 to 2012. Hanson finished third in the National League Rookie of the Year voting in his first season with the Braves.ANGELS: Slugger Albert Pujols is recovering after...

Pressure is on Mets rookie starter Noah Syndergaard in Game 3 of the World Series

...the heat squarely on their rookie starter. With the National League champs trailing 2-0 in the best-of-seven set...ancient past.The ninth century nearly straight to the National League, with an impressive pit stop at Double-A Binghamton...

Royals believe Johnny Cueto in Game 2 of World Series

...York Mets' skipper beat out St. Louis' Mike Matheny in voting conducted before the postseason by a panel of 13 National League managers"It's a tremendous honor. I'm humbled by that, because there are some great managers in this league...

Young Mets aces set to take on Royals' lineup

...pressure of their first postseason. Showing savvy, poise and grit, they've already pitched the Mets to their first National League pennant in 15 years. Now, they want the ultimate prize."We all have a mission to win this last series," said...