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Whoever said a ballplayer needed to make the postseason to have an exciting October? Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis experienced a gripping, thrilling and tense victory earlier this month when he and his wife Cindy welcomed their third child int…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants reflect upon memorable seasonSeveral members of the newly crowned World Series champion San Francisco Giants emptied their lockers and dressing stalls Tuesday at AT&T Park, which will enable them to make a quicker getaway to their offseason homes after Wednesday's parade.Upvote Share TweetPadres third baseman Chase Headley was rewarded for his defensive play Tuesday when he won his first Gold Glove, as he was voted the top defensive third baseman in the National League by managers and coaches.Upvote Share Tweet
CarGo awarded Gold Glove for NL left fieldersThe Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez earned his second National League Rawlings Gold Glove Award, voted on by NL managers and coaches.Upvote Share TweetThe Dodgers are bringing Brandon League back to their bullpen, signing the free agent right-hander to a three-year deal on Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Fatigued Chatwood leaves Arizona Fall LeagueRockies right-hander Tyler Chatwood has left the Arizona Fall League after four appearances because of fatigue, but there is no injury concern, the Rockies announced Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Pagan's success highlights Mets' need in centerAfter winning a World Series with the San Francisco Giants, Angel Pagan spent time reflecting back on last December, the moment he learned he had been traded from the Mets.Upvote Share Tweet
Batting Stance Guy does the 2012 Giants lineupyahoo.com Updated Oct 30, 2012I have no idea if the new video from Batting Stance Guy is a tribute to the new World Series champions, a sneak peek at the new season of "Arrested Development" or both. Either way, make sure you stick around until you see the second Buster. G…Upvote Share Tweet
A.J. Ellis's Wife Delivered A Baby In A Car Going 75 MPHdeadspin.com Updated Oct 30, 2012Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis had a very eventful October 12. His wife, Cindy, was pregnant with the couple’s third child, and two weeks before her due date, her water broke. Cindy’s preferred doctor was half an hour away, so as A.J. drove 75 miles per hUpvote Share Tweet
No shortage of moments, stars from Giants' runThe montage of events from the Giants' postseason can replay endlessly, like a favorite movie in one's mind.Upvote Share Tweet
Driving Force: With six free agents, the Giants may have to defe…CNNSI.com Updated Oct 30, 2012With six free agents, the Giants may have to defend their World Series titles with a number of new faces. That shouldn't be a problem for a team so pitching rich, writes Cliff Corcoran.Upvote Share Tweet
Kuroda among Dodgers' free-agent optionsFormer Dodgers pitcher Hiroki Kuroda could emerge as a top free-agent target of the club, even though management is increasingly optimistic that fellow righty Chad Billingsley will avoid Tommy John elbow reconstruction and be ready to pitch in 2013.Upvote Share Tweet
NBA: Steve Nash and the Los Angeles Lakers looking for the right pathOct 30With Princeton offense run over the pick-and-roll, the Lakers' opening loss to the Mavericks showed a team in need of repair.
Peter King: Rams' Jackson still has gas in tank for playoff contender; mai…Oct 30NEW YORK -- On Sandy, Steven Jackson's fate, one name we haven't heard in the trade market, the amazing night of Alex Smith, falling in like with the Dolphins, and my stupid rankings:
Ty Lawson, Denver Nuggets, agree to contract extensionOct 30The Denver Nuggets have reached terms on a contract extension with point guard Ty Lawson.
West Side -- James Harden trade will alter 2012-13 NBA outlookOct 30The Thunder's ill-timed chemistry experiment should change the way things look out West in 2012-13.