Royals erupt for five runs in sixth inning on way to 7-2 victory in Game 2
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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…Upvote Share Tweet
Royals roar past Giants to even World SeriesESPN.com 6 minutes agoBilly 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Relievers in A.L. and N.L. Get New Awards Named for Rivera and Hoffmannytimes.com 2 hours agoMajor League Baseball announced a new set of awards to replace the Rolaids relief pitcher award.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com 3 hours agoWelcome 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants and Royals Tied 1-All Early in Game 2nytimes.com 4 hours agoBilly 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.Upvote Share TweetThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Hudson faces challenge in running RoyalsTim 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Game 1 work by Strickland pleases GiantsThe 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.Upvote Share TweetJeremy 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.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com 8 hours agoThe 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.…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com 9 hours agoIf 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
A look at how MLB creates the annual World Series Filmyahoo.com 10 hours agoKANSAS 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…Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com 13 hours agoThe 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...Upvote Share TweetMLB.com 20 hours agoLong 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Kansas City rapper Tech N9ne paid $6,000 for front-row World Series seatsyahoo.com 21 hours agoActor 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. […Upvote Share Tweet
SF's fast first frame KOs KC, quiets The KIf 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Bumgarner is a Royal pain in Series openerMadison 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Sandoval's October exploits becoming legendaryWith 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Duffy shakes off rust, carries bullpen's burdenMLB.com 22 hours agoAfter 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Royals Winning Blueprint Shredded Early By Giantsdeadspin.com 23 hours agoThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
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