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Royals find Giants' dirt damper than usual

Royals find Giants' dirt damper than usual

ESPN.com Updated 31 minutes ago
When it comes to the Royals' running game, Kansas City manager Ned Yost thinks the San Francisco Giants are being sticks in the mud.
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  • Royals question wetter dirt at Giants' ballpark

    Royals question wetter dirt at Giants' ballpark

    ESPN.com 12 minutes ago
    When it comes to the Royals' running game, Kansas City manager Ned Yost thinks the San Francisco Giants are being sticks in the mud.
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  • Woman went into labor at Kauffman Stadium during Game 1 of the …

    Woman went into labor at Kauffman Stadium during Game 1 of the World Series

    yahoo.com 2 hours ago
    Attending a World Series game can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many fans, unless of course you are Marlins Man. When that rare opportunity comes, it's one you don't want to let pass by if you can help it. In the case of Royals fans Stephanie a…
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  • A Giants Rookie’s Rise, Just a Bit Cartoonish

    A Giants Rookie’s Rise, Just a Bit Cartoonish

    nytimes.com 5 hours ago
    Matt Duffy, 23, is the youngest player on the Giants’ 25-man World Series roster and one of five rookies eligible to play against the Royals.
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  • On Baseball: In Royals’ Stellar Bullpen, a Unique College Pedig…

    On Baseball: In Royals’ Stellar Bullpen, a Unique College Pedigree

    nytimes.com 6 hours ago
    Brandon Finnegan, the rookie left-hander for the Kansas City Royals, is the first player to appear in the College World Series and the M.L.B. World Series in the same year.
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  • Marlins Man And Royals In Weirdest Feud Of The World Series

    Marlins Man And Royals In Weirdest Feud Of The World Series

    deadspin.com 6 hours ago
    The silliest feud of the World Series isn't taking place on the field, but in the seats behind home plate. That's where Marlins Man , super fan Laurence Leavy, sits. But is he even a Marlins fan, and did the Royals resort to bribing to get him to move?R…
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  • Statcast: Perez's scoop and throw too fast for Blanco

    Statcast: Perez's scoop and throw too fast for Blanco

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    Trailing Game 3 of the World Series by one run in the bottom of the eighth inning, the Giants desperately needed a baserunner. They almost got one on a Gregor Blanco bunt, but Statcast shows how a smooth play by Royals catcher Salvador Perez and a poor …
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  • Ned Yost on Royals pitchers: 'We don't feel like they're sissie…

    Ned Yost on Royals pitchers: 'We don't feel like they're sissies'

    yahoo.com 14 hours ago
    Your browser does not support iframes. In trying to explain whether right-hander Kelvin Herrera would be available to pitch Saturday in Game 4 of the World Series following a relatively heavy workload recently, Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost used a…
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  • Giants' bullpen blinks first in Game 3

    Giants' bullpen blinks first in Game 3

    MLB.com 14 hours ago
    The Giants' 3-2 loss to the Royals in Game 3 on Friday night in San Francisco played out much like the first two games of this World Series did. The team whose bullpen outperformed the other's won.
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  • Hudson's World Series debut doesn't lack intensity

    Hudson's World Series debut doesn't lack intensity

    MLB.com 14 hours ago
    Tim Hudson, at 39 years old, waited a long time for his World Series debut, but the Royals put the pressure on early in Game 3 so the Giants' veteran right-hander had little time to take in the experience.
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  • Royals survive letting Kelvin Herrera and Jeremy Guthrie hit fo…

    Royals survive letting Kelvin Herrera and Jeremy Guthrie hit for themselves

    yahoo.com nytimes.com 14 hours ago
    Your browser does not support iframes. The first at-bat in the professional life of right-handed relief pitcher Kelvin Herrera, coming in the seventh inning of Game 3 of the World Series, went as well as the Kansas City Royals could have hoped. Actual h…
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  • Escobar pounces quickly, providing spark for Royals

    Escobar pounces quickly, providing spark for Royals

    MLB.com 14 hours ago
    Before some fans at AT&T Park had even finished taking their seat, Alcides Escobar hammered the first pitch of the game from Tim Hudson for a double. He scored later in the inning on a groundout to give the Royals a lead they'd never surrender in th…
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  • Eric Hosmer celebrates 25th birthday with RBI single, World Ser…

    Eric Hosmer celebrates 25th birthday with RBI single, World Series win

    yahoo.com 15 hours ago
    Your browser does not support iframes. SAN FRANCISCO —The list of what Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer wanted for his birthday contained exactly one item. "All I asked for was a win," said Hosmer, who turned 25 on Friday. He got i…
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  • Brandon Finnegan makes history by pitching in World Series and …

    Brandon Finnegan makes history by pitching in World Series and College World Series in same year

    SAN FRANCISCO — This wasn't one of those history-making moments that came out of nowhere. Brandon Finnegan, the 21-year-old Kansas City Royals relief pitcher, has heard people talking about this for months. Finnegan was the Royals' first-round draft pic…
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  • MLB commish Bud Selig's nightmare is Cubs dream as Joe Maddon l…

    MLB commish Bud Selig's nightmare is Cubs dream as Joe Maddon leaves Rays

    nydailynews.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Suddenly Bud Selig’s dream farewell World Series between his close pal David Glass’ upstart small-market Kansas City Royals and his San Francisco Giants friends, whose territorial rights to San Jose he allowed to remain protected, has turned into a nigh…
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  • Video - World Series Game 4 Preview 02:29

    World Series Game 4 Preview

    Oct 24
    The Baseball Tonight crew looks ahead to game 4 of the World Series.
  • Video - Hosmer's Winning Hit 00:14

    Hosmer's Winning Hit

    Oct 24
    Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer hits an RBI single up the middle, and Alex Gordon scores in the sixth. The Royals lead the Giants 3-0.
  • Video - Holland On Royals' Game 3 Win 01:08

    Holland On Royals' Game 3 Win

    Oct 24
    Greg Holland discusses the Royals' 3-2 win over the Giants in Game 3 of the World Series.
  • Video - Hosmer On Royals Win In San Francisco 00:47

    Hosmer On Royals Win In San Francisco

    Oct 24
    Eric Hosmer discusses his RBI single in the sixth inning that gave the Royals the 3-0 lead.

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