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Five keys to the Giants 11-4 victory in Game 4 of World Series

Five keys to the Giants 11-4 victory in Game 4 of World Series

yahoo.com nytimes.com Updated 43 minutes ago
Your browser does not support iframes. Trailing by three runs in the third inning Saturday night, and facing a three-games-to-one deficit in the World Series unless a turnaround happened — and that's what the San Francisco Giants in Game 4. They started…
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  • Royals Squander Early Lead in Game 4 Loss

    Royals Squander Early Lead in Game 4 Loss

    nytimes.com yahoo.com ESPN.com 47 minutes ago
    The plan this postseason has been pretty straightforward for the Kansas City Royals: Take an early lead and then hand the game over to a terrific trio of hard-throwing relievers.
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  • Giants rally from 3-run deficit to even Series

    Giants rally from 3-run deficit to even Series

    ESPN.com 56 minutes ago
    Hunter Pence and Pablo Sandoval charged up a pulsating crowd with their shouts and swings, and the San Francisco Giants surged past the Kansas City Royals 11-4 Saturday to tie the World Series at two games apiece.
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  • Mo'ne Davis throws out World Series first pitch, gets kudos fro…

    Mo'ne Davis throws out World Series first pitch, gets kudos from Hank Aaron

    yahoo.com 2 hours ago
    SAN FRANCISCO — The Mo'ne Davis world tour is still going and it zoomed into AT&T Park on Saturday. She threw out the first pitch before World Series Game 3 — a strike, of course — and met plenty of big leaguers. It was two stars from the past, howe…
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  • Mo'ne Davis, Stow part of Game 4 festivities

    Mo'ne Davis, Stow part of Game 4 festivities

    ESPN.com yahoo.com 4 hours ago
    Bryan Stow hollered "Play ball!" and the sellout crowd roared.
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  • Stanton expects normal routine after injuries

    Stanton expects normal routine after injuries

    ESPN.com nytimes.com 4 hours ago
    Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton expects to have a normal offseason of conditioning as he recovers from his facial injuries.
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  • Follow Game 4 of the World Series live with Yahoo Sports

    Follow Game 4 of the World Series live with Yahoo Sports

    yahoo.com 6 hours ago
    Can the Kansas City Royals take a commanding 3-1 series lead and move closer to their first World Series win in 29 years? Will the San Francisco Giants rebound from a one-run Game 3 loss and even the series again? The fourth game of the 2014 World Serie…
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  • Bumgarner Was Willing but Held Back Until Game Five

    Bumgarner Was Willing but Held Back Until Game Five

    nytimes.com 6 hours ago
    Giants ace Madison Bumgarner was willing, but manager Bruce Bochy decided not to rush the left-hander back to the mound on short rest and kept him on course to pitch Game Five of the World Series on Sunday.
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  • Five-year-old Royals fan can identify entire roster by jersey n…

    Five-year-old Royals fan can identify entire roster by jersey number

    yahoo.com 6 hours ago
    You're never too young to love baseball. Just ask five-year-old Kelsey Aciego of Raymore, Mo. She loves her American League champion Kansas City Royals so much, she can not only name every player on their roster, but she can match each player to his jer…
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  • As Giants turn to Ryan Vogelsong in Game 4, Giants fans turn to…

    As Giants turn to Ryan Vogelsong in Game 4, Giants fans turn to burgers

    yahoo.com 7 hours ago
    SAN FRANCISCO — After the Giants' lost Game 3 of the World Series and confirmed they'd be sending Ryan Vogelsong to the mound in Saturday's Game 4, Sandra Young knew where she needed to go: Super Duper Burger. This wasn't an "eat your feelings"…
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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 9 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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  • Marlins Man gives up World Series Game 3 seat to 'God Bless Ame…

    Marlins Man gives up World Series Game 3 seat to 'God Bless America' singer

    yahoo.com 11 hours ago
    Despite the World Series scene shifting to San Francisco on Friday, the now famous Marlins Man, aka Laurence Leavy, was seated front and almost center for Game 3 at AT&T Park. Leavy was a little more difficult to spot as his bright orange Miami Marl…
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  • A Giants Rookie’s Rise, Just a Bit Cartoonish

    A Giants Rookie’s Rise, Just a Bit Cartoonish

    nytimes.com 12 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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  • Splash Shots Still Define Giants' Ballpark

    Splash Shots Still Define Giants' Ballpark

    nytimes.com 12 hours ago
    Imagine if big league boppers rarely dented the Green Monster at Fenway Park. Or hardly ever hit drives onto Waveland Avenue at Wrigley Field. Or never came close to the B&O Warehouse at Camden Yards.
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  • Essay: When the Earth Shook and the Series Stood Still

    Essay: When the Earth Shook and the Series Stood Still

    nytimes.com 12 hours ago
    Dave Stewart, the Diamondbacks’ general manager, grew up in East Oakland and pitched for the Athletics in the 1989 World Series that was interrupted by the Loma Prieta earthquake.
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  • The Giants offense needs a boost, is it time to turn to Michael…

    The Giants offense needs a boost, is it time to turn to Michael Morse?

    yahoo.com 12 hours ago
    SAN FRANCISCO — Somewhere between Kansas City and the Bay Area, Giants slugger Michael Morse got hit with a flu bug. There were Giants fans who wanted to see Morse — the team's go-to pinch hitter since the National League Championship Series — return to…
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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 13 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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  • Sweet Dreams: Sleep Expert Helps Giants in October

    Sweet Dreams: Sleep Expert Helps Giants in October

    nytimes.com 13 hours ago
    Some extra postseason pillow time has Brandon Crawford and the San Francisco Giants dreaming about another World Series championship.
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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 14 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 14 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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  • Miguel Cabrera's recovery from ankle surgery could linger into …

    Miguel Cabrera's recovery from ankle surgery could linger into 2015 season

    yahoo.com 20 hours ago
    The Detroit Tigers season ended earlier then they'd hoped and in very disappointing fashion after they were swept by the Baltimore Orioles in the ALDS. Now their offseason is getting off to a pretty rough start too after the team learned that Miguel Cab…
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    Maddon Exercises Opt-Out Option

    Oct 24
    ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney discusses why Joe Maddon exercised the opt-out clause in his contract with the Rays and identifies the teams that could be interested in hiring him.
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    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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