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Yordano Ventura Doesn't Seem Too Sad About Losing The World Ser…

Yordano Ventura Doesn't Seem Too Sad About Losing The World Series

deadspin.com Updated 6 hours ago
Yordano Ventura pitched an exceptional game Tuesday night, holding the Giants to three hits over seven innings as the Royals won 10-0 to tie the World Series up at three games apiece. Unfortunately for Ventura, his teammates couldn't replicate his perfo…
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  • Statcast: Dissecting Gordon's odds of scoring

    Statcast: Dissecting Gordon's odds of scoring

    MLB.com 6 hours ago
    The beauty -- or the agony, if you're a Royals fan -- is that we'll never know. We'll never know what would have happened if Kansas City third-base coach Mike Jirschele had sent Alex Gordon home with two outs in the ninth inning of Wednesday night's Wor…
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  • As Game 7’s Ratings Surge, World Series Avoids a Record Low

    As Game 7’s Ratings Surge, World Series Avoids a Record Low

    nytimes.com ESPN.com 10 hours ago
    The Giants-Royals finale was seen by an average of 23.5 million viewers, raising the average for the World Series to 13.8 million, an audience larger than 2012’s record-low 12.7 million.
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  • Royals' Success Warms Outgoing Commissioner Selig's Heart

    Royals' Success Warms Outgoing Commissioner Selig's Heart

    nytimes.com 11 hours ago
    In a way, it was fitting for Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig's last World Series in charge to finish in Kansas City.
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  • Yost surprised as anyone with MadBum's performance

    Yost surprised as anyone with MadBum's performance

    MLB.com 13 hours ago
    On the day after Madison Bumgarner dispatched the Royals with five more shutout innings, manager Ned Yost had a story about the Giants' Most Valuable Player of the World Series.
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  • Bird, Mondesi added to Fall Stars Game rosters

    Bird, Mondesi added to Fall Stars Game rosters

    MLB.com 13 hours ago
    The Arizona Fall League announced Wednesday six players have been added to the rosters for Saturday's Fall Stars Game, including Scottsdale first baseman Greg Bird, the circuit's home run leader and Yankees' No. 11 prospect, and Peoria shortstop Raul Mo…
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  • Royals thank KC faithful at Kauffman Stadium

    Royals thank KC faithful at Kauffman Stadium

    MLB.com 14 hours ago
    Barely 12 hours had passed since the Royals' first postseason team since 1985 had absorbed a tough 3-2 loss to the Giants in World Series Game 7. But an estimated 15,000 fans piled into Kauffman Stadium on Thursday morning to say thanks to the Royals. M…
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  • Two Shot, Dozens Arrested in San Francisco Following Giants Win

    Two Shot, Dozens Arrested in San Francisco Following Giants Win

    nytimes.com 21 hours ago
    Two people were shot, one was stabbed and around 40 were arrested as celebrations in San Francisco for the Giants victory in the World Series turned violent overnight, police said on Thursday.
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  • Chiefs vs. Jets preview

    Chiefs vs. Jets preview

    ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    The Kansas City Chiefs and New York Jets, teams headed in opposite directions, meet Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. After losing their first two games, the Chiefs climbed to 4-3 after Sunday's 34-7 win over the St. Louis Rams. The Jets, after beating the O…
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  • Alex Smith practices in full, says shoulder feels fine

    Alex Smith practices in full, says shoulder feels fine

    profootballtalk.com 23 hours ago
    Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Monday that quarterback Alex Smith sprained his right shoulder while beating the Rams last Sunday, which meant Wednesday’s practice would be one to watch for a gauge of how Smith is feeling as the team heads toward a meeting …
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  • No Fairytale Ending to Royals' Cinderella Story

    No Fairytale Ending to Royals' Cinderella Story

    nytimes.com MLB.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    There was no happy ending to Kansas City's storybook season after the Royals lost 3-2 in Game Seven of the World Series, and while they exceeded expectations simply by reaching Wednesday's finale, manager Ned Yost found the narrow loss hard to swallow.
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  • Statcast: Gordon stops 90 feet from tying Game 7

    Statcast: Gordon stops 90 feet from tying Game 7

    MLB.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    With a little help from Giants center fielder Gregor Blanco, the Royals came oh-so-close to tying Game 7 of the World Series with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning on Wednesday night, and Statcast tracking technology breaks down how Alex Gordon…
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  • Ten best moments from the San Francisco Giants' championship ru…

    Ten best moments from the San Francisco Giants' championship run

    yahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    The San Francisco Giants are back on top of the mountain in Major League Baseball. With a 3-2 victory against the Kansas City Royals in World Series Game 7, they earned their third World Series championship in five seasons and their eighth in franchise …
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  • Game 7 starters Jeremy Guthrie and Tim Hudson last a combined 5…

    Game 7 starters Jeremy Guthrie and Tim Hudson last a combined 5 innings

    yahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – With the key relievers of the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants all rested and available for Game 7 of the World Series, it was widely anticipated the bullpens would figure prominently. And they did. Really prominently. Game…
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  • Was Game 7 Billy Butler's last game as a member of the Kansas C…

    Was Game 7 Billy Butler's last game as a member of the Kansas City Royals?

    yahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas City designated hitter Billy Butler has become synonymous with Royals baseball. The longest-tenured member of the Royals – a man who even has his own brand of barbecue sauce – lunched at Oklahoma Joe's BBQ in a Kansas City subu…
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  • On Baseball: Madison Bumgarner Rises to the Moment, and Jaws Dr…

    On Baseball: Madison Bumgarner Rises to the Moment, and Jaws Drop

    nytimes.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    The pantheon of World Series pitching greats welcomes a new member to its club as Bumgarner gave a performance for the ages in Game 7.
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  • Video - Inside Edge: Jets-Chiefs 00:35

    Inside Edge: Jets-Chiefs

    Oct 30
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for the New York Jets at Kansas City
  • Video - World Series Game 7 Highlight-ary 05:48

    World Series Game 7 Highlight-ary

    Oct 30
    The Giants beat the Royals in Game 7 to win the 2014 World Series.
  • Video - David Ross On World Series Game 7 06:03

    David Ross On World Series Game 7

    Oct 29
    2013 World Series champion David Ross joins Keith Olbermann to address some storylines heading into Game 7 of the 2014 World Series.
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Jets-Chiefs 00:51

    NFL Live Prediction: Jets-Chiefs

    Oct 29
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for the New York Jets at Kansas City.

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