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Royals erupt for five runs in sixth inning on way to 7-2 victor…

Royals erupt for five runs in sixth inning on way to 7-2 victory in Game 2

yahoo.com Updated 21 minutes ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jake Peavy was cruising, having retired 10 straight batters and looking like he would save the San Francisco Giants from needing to use their bullpen until the seventh inning. But the sixth inning has been a danger zone for him — Peav…
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  • Royals roar past Giants to even World Series

    Royals roar past Giants to even World Series

    ESPN.com 6 minutes ago
    Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 on to even the World Series at one game apiece.
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  • Relievers in A.L. and N.L. Get New Awards Named for Rivera and …

    Relievers in A.L. and N.L. Get New Awards Named for Rivera and Hoffman

    nytimes.com 2 hours ago
    Major League Baseball announced a new set of awards to replace the Rolaids relief pitcher award.
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  • World Series Game 2: SF-KC in-game notebook

    World Series Game 2: SF-KC in-game notebook

    MLB.com 3 hours ago
    Welcome to Kauffman Stadium and MLB.com's live hub for Game 2 of the World Series, which will be updated throughout the night with news and in-game highlights. Be sure to refresh often as the Royals try to tie up this Series, while the Giants look to ta…
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  • Giants and Royals Tied 1-All Early in Game 2

    Giants and Royals Tied 1-All Early in Game 2

    nytimes.com 4 hours ago
    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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  • Follow Game 2 of the World Series live with Yahoo Sports

    Follow Game 2 of the World Series live with Yahoo Sports

    The San Francisco Giants came out swinging in Game 1 of the World Series, routing the Kansas City Royals and taking a 1-0 lead in the series. The Royals try to even things up in Game 2 at home, sending their young fireballer Yordano Ventura to the mound…
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  • Hudson faces challenge in running Royals

    Hudson faces challenge in running Royals

    MLB.com 5 hours ago
    Tim Hudson freely admits that he expected to be here a long time ago, not make his first World Series appearance in Game 3 Friday at AT&T Park at age 39. He plans to continue relying on his low-90s sinker while spurning Kansas City's run game.
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  • Game 1 work by Strickland pleases Giants

    Game 1 work by Strickland pleases Giants

    MLB.com 5 hours ago
    The Giants were encouraged by the progress of rookie reliever Hunter Strickland, who pitched a perfect ninth inning in the World Series opener on Tuesday as San Francisco topped the Royals, 7-1, at Kauffman Stadium.
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  • Mr. Speaker: Guthrie out to make statement in Game 3

    Mr. Speaker: Guthrie out to make statement in Game 3

    MLB.com 5 hours ago
    Jeremy Guthrie's primary job is to start games for the Royals -- his next turn will come in Game 3 of the World Series from AT&T Park in San Francisco on Friday -- but he also doubles as a translator.
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  • Lineup breakdown: Giants vs. Royals, Game 2

    Lineup breakdown: Giants vs. Royals, Game 2

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    The Royals face a familiar foe Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium as they look to even the World Series. Giants right-hander Jake Peavy gets the ball as San Francisco tries to take a 2-0 Series lead against the Royals and rookie righty Yordano Ventura.…
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  • Royals wise not to give up on Shields

    Royals wise not to give up on Shields

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    If the World Series reaches Game 5, Royals manager Ned Yost must give the ball to James Shields. The right-hander has struggled this postseason, but Shields not starting Game 5 would send the wrong message to his teammates and the fans who've waited so …
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  • A look at how MLB creates the annual World Series Film

    A look at how MLB creates the annual World Series Film

    yahoo.com 10 hours ago
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – What happens on the field during the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals is the central theme for MLB Productions annual World Series Film, But it sometimes isn't the main focus. The film, which MLB sa…
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  • The wife of Royals pitcher Wade Davis left a ticket to Game 1 a…

    The wife of Royals pitcher Wade Davis left a ticket to Game 1 as a tip for her waiter.

    deadspin.com 13 hours ago
    The wife of Royals pitcher Wade Davis left a ticket to Game 1 as a tip for her waiter. He called it the "best tip ever," but that was yesterday. Today he probably wishes she had just left some cash.Read more...
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  • No fear: Rookie Ventura to bring heat in Game 2

    No fear: Rookie Ventura to bring heat in Game 2

    MLB.com 20 hours ago
    Long before the 100-mph fastball, the dynamic 2014 season and the opportunity to start Game 2 of the World Series was a tryout in Guerra, the Dominican city that houses the Royals' academy on that baseball-rich island. It was the summer of 2008. Yordano…
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  • Kansas City rapper Tech N9ne paid $6,000 for front-row World Se…

    Kansas City rapper Tech N9ne paid $6,000 for front-row World Series seats

    yahoo.com 21 hours ago
    Actor Paul Rudd isn't the only Kansas City celebrity reveling in the Royals' long-awaited return to the World Series. Another of Kansas City's famous entertainers — albeit in a very different field — was front and center at Game 1 of the World Series. […
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  • SF's fast first frame KOs KC, quiets The K

    SF's fast first frame KOs KC, quiets The K

    MLB.com 21 hours ago
    If there's a formula for beating the Royals, the Giants found it. Actually, it's the formula baseball teams have been using for more than a century. First things first. The Giants put up three runs in the first inning and cruised to a 7-1 victory over t…
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  • Bumgarner is a Royal pain in Series opener

    Bumgarner is a Royal pain in Series opener

    MLB.com 21 hours ago
    Madison Bumgarner padded what was already an impressive World Series resume in Game 1 on Tuesday night, allowing just three hits and one run in seven innings to lead the Giants to a 7-1 win over the Royals in Kansas City.
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  • Sandoval's October exploits becoming legendary

    Sandoval's October exploits becoming legendary

    MLB.com 21 hours ago
    With a 2-for-5, two-RBI performance in the Giants' 7-1 Game 1 victory over the Royals, Pablo Sandoval improved his lifetime postseason batting average to .328. That moved him above Babe Ruth and just about everyone else on baseball's all-time list. Amon…
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  • Duffy shakes off rust, carries bullpen's burden

    Duffy shakes off rust, carries bullpen's burden

    MLB.com 22 hours ago
    After being absent from the mound for nearly the entire past three weeks, Danny Duffy tossed three-plus innings of relief for the Royals in their 7-1 loss to the Giants in Game 1 of the World Series.
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  • Royals Winning Blueprint Shredded Early By Giants

    Royals Winning Blueprint Shredded Early By Giants

    deadspin.com 23 hours ago
    The Royals have concocted a simple formula for playoff success: solid starting pitching, lockdown relievers, and scratching out juuuust enough runs to win. With three relievers—Wade Davis, Kelvin Herrera, and Greg Holland—who had an ERA below 1.50 durin…
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  • Video - World Series Game 1 Highlight-ary 05:03

    World Series Game 1 Highlight-ary

    Oct 22
    The Giants beat the Royals 7 to 1 in Game 1 of the MLB Finals. Keith Olbermann explains.
  • Video - Baseball Tonight At The World Series 08:10

    Baseball Tonight At The World Series

    Oct 22
    Tim Kurkjian, Jim Bowden and Jerry Crasnick recap Game 1 and look ahead to Game 2 of the World Series.
  • Video - Ticket Prices Through The Roof 00:40

    Ticket Prices Through The Roof

    Oct 21
    Real Money takes a look at BCS Championship, NBA Finals and World Series ticket prices.
  • Video - Baseball Tonight At The World Series 09:55

    Baseball Tonight At The World Series

    Oct 21
    Tim Kurkjian, Jayson Stark and Jim Bowden preview Game 1 of the World Series.

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