Madison Bumgarner's Dad Is The Best Sports Dad
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One bizarre side effect of turning in one of the best postseason pitching runs in MLB history is that the New York Times will send a reporter out to North Carolina to interview your dad saying just the dad-est possible things. So meet Kevin Bumgarner, p…Upvote Share Tweet
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San Francisco Giants Fans Take to Streets After World Series Winnytimes.com 3 hours agoFans of the took to the streets to celebrate on Wednesday night after their team won the baseball World Series, topping the Kansas City Royals, but the festivities were marred by raucous fans and fires.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants memorabilia headed to Hall of FameESPN.com 3 hours agoMadison Bumgarner's World Series performance earned him a spot in the Hall of Fame -- well, at least for his caps.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 5 hours agoKANSAS CITY, Mo. — As it relates to sport, a dynasty is supposed to be a sequence of champions. A sequence is supposed to be a continuously connected series of occurrences. The championships must connect, and not merely in a figurative sense. And yet, i…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants culminate up and down season with surprising World Series winyahoo.com 6 hours agoThere was a day near the end of June on which a San Francisco Giants fan would have told you the boys in orange and black had no chance to be World Series champs again. The Giants had surrendered a 10-game lead in the NL West in an epic midsummer collap…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com 7 hours agoThere 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.Upvote Share Tweet
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Morse saves best for last with Series-winning RBIMLB.com 7 hours agoMichael Morse drove in a couple of runs in Game 7 of the World Series, the first on a second-inning sacrifice fly and the second on a single in the fourth that proved to be the Series-winning RBI in a game the Giants won, 3-2, to capture their third Wor…Upvote Share TweetYour browser does not support iframes. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Before MadBum's triumphant finishing number in the World Series, there was Jeremy Affeldt's effective warm-up performance that put the San Francisco Giants in a position to win another championsh…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com 8 hours agoFrom Giants ace Madison Bumgarner continuing to make history (this time out of the bullpen) to Pablo Sandoval completing a record-setting postseason of his own, Game 7 of the 2014 Fall Classic provided plenty more material for the baseball annals.Upvote Share TweetHunter Pence and Pablo Sandoval each tied the all-time record with 12 hits during the World Series. Pence had at least one hit in every game of the Fall Classic, and Sandoval set a single-postseason record with 26 hits during the Giants' run to a third …Upvote Share TweetKANSAS CITY, Mo. — Pablo Sandoval put the souvenir in his back pocket, the baseball used in the commission of his 26th postseason hit Wednesday night during Game 7 of the World Series. He put the costume panda head over his own head, a symbol of Sandova…Upvote Share Tweet
Smallville: Giants show off fundamentals on big stageMLB.com 8 hours agoUsing two sacrifice flies and a single to right, the Giants scored just enough runs to back up an amazing pitching performance by Madison Bumgarner and Co., wrapping up a postseason run that proved that there are many different ways to manufacture runs …Upvote Share Tweet
Giants write their own history against all oddsBruce Bochy knew the odds were stacked against his team entering Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night. For a team that defied the odds for much of the season, however, it didn't seem to faze the Giants that no road team had won a World Series G…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants execs savor fitting end to title questThis year's Giants gave team president and CEO Larry Baer much to appreciate, including their professional attitude, and general manager Brian Sabean also was immensely proud of the club.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants' World Series victory parade slated for FridayThough the Giants clinched the World Series on the road in Kansas City, fans will have an opportunity to celebrate the 2014 title Friday when the club returns home for a victory parade.Upvote Share Tweet
MadBum seals MVP with outing, postseason for the agesWe have never seen anything quite like Madison Bumgarner on this postseason stage and in this Fall Classic. The Giants claimed their third title in five seasons in a 3-2 Game 7 victory in which Bumgarner cemented his obvious, unanimous claim to the Most…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants worried that Gordon's hit and Blanco's error would tie score in ninthyahoo.com 9 hours agoKANSAS CITY, Mo. — Not long after the last out of Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night, Gregor Blanco joked about the play before the last out. It might have stopped Blanco's heart. Alex Gordon hit a ball into the gap in left-center field for a…Upvote Share Tweet
Statcast: Gordon stops 90 feet from tying Game 7With 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…Upvote Share Tweet
San Francisco treat: Third title just as sweetIt's always a little odd when a road team clinches the World Series. The stands get very quiet, but what's going on on the field is pure chaos -- players piling on each other, hugging, yelling, celebrating, while 40,000 fans watch in relative silence. T…Upvote Share Tweet
Scattered violence, arrests mar Giants revelryESPN.com 9 hours ago=They cheered every strike and pop fly together. They booed every pitch called as a ball in unison. Then, when victory was theirs, an orange-and-black sea standing shoulder to shoulder roared as one.Upvote Share Tweet
Ten best moments from the San Francisco Giants' championship runyahoo.com 9 hours agoThe 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
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