• October 24, 2014

Baseball

Cain's RBI, catches help Royals lead Giants 1-0
Posted: October 24, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jeremy Guthrie limited the Giants to a pair of singles, Lorenzo Cain drove in a run against Tim Hudson with a grounder three batters in and the Kansas City Royals led San Francisco 1-0 after three innings Friday night as they tried to take a 2-1 World Series lead.

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Royals juggle lineup for Game 3 in San Francisco
Posted: October 24, 2014

Getting set for Game 3 as the World Series shifts to San Francisco, where the wind could be a factor tonight.

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Vargas to take on Vogelsong in Game 4 of Series
Posted: October 24, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Even though Jason Vargas will be making his World Series debut for Kansas City in Game 4, the Fall Classic atmosphere in San Francisco will not be foreign to him.

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Royals shift Cain to tricky right field for Game 3
Posted: October 24, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain has been moved from center field to right for Game 3 of the World Series to boost defense in one of AT&T Park's trickiest positions.

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Maddon excises opt-out, won't return to Rays
Posted: October 24, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Joe Maddon won't be returning to the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Perfumed Perez making good scents for Royals
Posted: October 24, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Salvador Perez is a player who doesn't want to make a stink.

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Leipold makes history at Division III Whitewater
Posted: October 24, 2014

WHITEWATER, Wis. (AP) — Lance Leipold has a picturesque view of the football field where he has had so much success.

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Injured Matt Cain is Series spectator for Giants
Posted: October 24, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Well after the rest of his teammates put on their uniforms, Matt Cain wandered into the San Francisco clubhouse and changed clothes for a recent World Series practice.

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Royals might need a rare pinch hit in Series
Posted: October 24, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Playing under American League rules with few reliable options on the bench this season, no manager had as little use for pinch hitters as Kansas City's Ned Yost.

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Alleged MLB drug supplier pleads not guilty
Posted: October 23, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida man described by authorities as a chemist who made and supplied banned substances in Major League Baseball's recent drug scandal has pleaded not guilty.

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At 1-all, World Series moves to quirky Giants park
Posted: October 23, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eric Hosmer is eager to see what makes San Francisco's waterfront ballpark unique.

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Pennsylvania town can keep Jim Thorpe's body
Posted: October 23, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The remains of famed athlete Jim Thorpe will remain in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago.

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The Write Way: KC coach's lineup cards are artful
Posted: October 23, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Take a look around the Kansas City Royals' dugout and it's pretty evident: The handwriting is on the wall in this World Series.

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Royals take first battle of bullpens from Giants
Posted: October 23, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The first showdown of brilliant bullpens went to the Kansas City Royals.

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Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series
Posted: October 22, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez and the pesky Kansas City Royals fought back from a Game 1 flop to beat the San Francisco Giants' brilliant bullpen and even the World Series.

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Butler, Escobar rally Royals to 2-1 lead in Game 2
Posted: October 22, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Billy Butler and Alcides Escobar had run-scoring hits off Jake Peavy, and the Kansas City Royals took a 2-1 lead over San Francisco after three innings Wednesday night as they tried to even the World Series at a game apiece.

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Giants and Royals tied 1-all early in Game 2
Posted: October 22, 2014

Billy Butler gets the Royals even in the first inning with a two-out RBI single off Jake Peavy, ending the team's 0-for-17 skid with runners in scoring position.

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Giants-Royals square off in Game 2 of World Series
Posted: October 22, 2014

Another nice fall night in Kansas City for Game 2. There's some wind tonight — these fans dressed head-to-toe in blue are hoping this World Series doesn't become a blowout.

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World Series rating for opener drops to low
Posted: October 22, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A World Series opener involving the San Francisco Giants set a record low TV rating for the second time in three seasons.

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Beaten Giants fan says he wants to walk normally
Posted: October 22, 2014

CAPITOLA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being beaten by two Dodger fans says he is happy to be alive and wants to learn to walk and run normally again.

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Bumgarner, Giants top Royals 7-1 in Series opener
Posted: October 22, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Win or lose, Jake Peavy is a treat to watch when he pitches.

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From Mexico to the World Series, Petit shines
Posted: October 22, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yusmeiro Petit was running out of choices. His major league career had hit rock bottom and was heading nowhere.

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Pence's 2-run HR helps Giants lead Royals 3-0
Posted: October 21, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer off James Shields in a three-run first that silenced the crowd at Kansas City's first World Series game in 29 years, and the San Francisco Giants led the Royals 3-0 after three innings in Tuesday night's opener.

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Classic fall night in KC for World Series opener
Posted: October 21, 2014

It's an absolutely perfect fall night for the Fall Classic as the World Series returns to Kansas City for the first time since 1985.

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