nytimes.com 43 minutes agoBuster Posey and the San Francisco Giants zipped through the playoffs, Lorenzo Cain and the Kansas City Royals zoomed along.Upvote Share Tweet
Sports of The Times: For Barry Bonds, a Decade of Inflated Blame for the Steroid Eranytimes.com 11 hours agoWhen Bonds tossed out the first pitch for a Giants playoff game last week, it was an overdue return for a man treated more harshly than many others who were part of an era of hypocrisy.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants Rely on Core of 4 Relieversnytimes.com 13 hours agoThe San Francisco Giants have their own version of the Core Four that has fueled their recent October dominance.Upvote Share Tweet
Pitch from Zito helped sell Hudson on GiantsMLB.com 21 hours agoThe merits of Barry Zito's seven-year tenure with the Giants have been debated ad nauseam, but he deserves an assist for the contributions the team has received from Tim Hudson this season.Upvote Share Tweet
Denkinger's Miss Revisited as Series Returns to KCnytimes.com 24 hours agoOf course Don Denkinger plans to watch the World Series. He always does. He'll tune in to root for the umpires, check out familiar faces on the Giants and Royals, and see how Kansas City is looking these days.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 19 (yesterday)There are a lot of different angles that can be analyzed heading into this sure-to-be fascinating World Series matchup between the Kansas City Royals, who have not appeared in a Fall Classic since 1985, and the San Francisco Giants, who have won two of …Upvote Share Tweet
Giants' do-everything man Petit ready for any taskMLB.com Oct 19 (yesterday)Just three years removed from a stint with the Oaxaca Warriors of the Mexican League, Yusmeiro Petit is headed to the World Series. Without their do-everything right-hander, the Giants might not have made it this far.Upvote Share Tweet
Scouts' honor: Homegrown talent key to Giants' successMLB.com Oct 19 (yesterday)A look at the principals in the Giants' victory that sealed their National League Championship Series triumph demonstrates how the franchise's farm system has become its backbone.Upvote Share Tweet
Bochy: No plan for Giants to alter roster for SeriesThe plan is for the Giants to carry their 25-man roster from the National League Championship Series into the World Series, manager Bruce Bochy said during a workout at AT&T Park on Saturday afternoon.Upvote Share TweetYour browser does not support iframes. After San Francisco Giants left fielder Travis Ishikawa connected for a historic three-run walk-off home run in the ninth inning of NLCS Game 5, not everybody at AT&T Park knew where the ball ended up. They jus…Upvote Share Tweet
Managing expectations: Yost develops winner's mindsetNed Yost was at Kauffman Stadium to direct his Royals through a workout in preparation for Tuesday night's Game 1 of the 110th World Series against the San Francisco Giants (6:30 p.m. CT on FOX, with first pitch at 7:07). But he spent several minutes be…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants' core four relievers eye their third Series titleGiants relievers Sergio Romo, Jeremy Affeldt, Santiago Casilla and Javier Lopez were part of the club's World Series championships in 2010 and '12 and once again are playing pivotal roles this October.Upvote Share TweetHaving stuck with one pitching rotation in the Giants' first two postseason series, manager Bruce Bochy said Saturday that he'll maintain his current sequence of starters for the World Series beginning Tuesday in Kansas City (4:30 p.m. PT airtime, 5:07 …Upvote Share Tweet
Bruce Bochy Has the Postseason Touch With Giantsnytimes.com Oct 18 (yesterday)He vowed to stick with his struggling leadoff man, and it worked. He let a rookie reliever challenge Bryce Harper and wasn't daunted when the ball splashed into McCovey Cove. And he made the difficult decision to banish Tim Lincecum to the bullpen.Upvote Share Tweet
October Giants: KC to see foe of a different colorWhile the soaring confidence of the K.C. faithful in these dashing young Royals is fully justified, they haven't seen anything yet quite like this troupe from San Francisco.Upvote Share TweetLeft-hander Madison Bumgarner will pitch Game 1 of the World Series for the San Francisco Giants at Kansas City on Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants Face Off, and So Do Their CitiesSan Francisco and Kansas City have not had much to argue about, but the World Series may change that.Upvote Share Tweet
Profiles of Teams in the World SeriesBrief profiles of the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants, who will meet in Major League Baseball's best-of-seven World Series starting on Tuesday.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Oct 18 (2 days ago)What's the best way to beat the Giants and the Royals? To find out, we asked players from across their respective divisions to give the inside intel on how these clubs can be beaten. Our sources were granted anonymity in exchange for their candor.Upvote Share TweetOne of Major League Baseball's wildest postseasons heads into its final chapter as the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants tangle in an unlikely World Series matchup.Upvote Share Tweet
Blue-collar Giants winning with continuityMLB.com Oct 18 (2 days ago)Looking for their third World Series championship in five seasons, the Giants open the World Series against the Royals at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday night with a roster built off past success. The 25-man roster will include nine players who took part i…Upvote Share Tweet
San Francisco Stations Ban Lorde's 'Royals'Oct 20Two San Francisco radio stations have decided to show their support for the Giants by not playing Lorde's song "Royals" during the World Series.
World Series Keys To VictoryOct 20Eduardo Perez breaks down the keys to victory for the Royals and Giants in the World Series.
Bumgarner On NLCS TitleOct 17Starter Madison Bumgarner talks about how the Giants won the 2014 NLCS.
World Series PreviewOct 16The Baseball Tonight crew looks ahead to the World Series between the Giants and the Royals.
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At 38, Peyton Manning’s Prime is Right NowOct 20In the Denver locker room Sunday night, after his 246th NFL regular-season game, Peyton Manning asked, “Where’s Demaryius?” Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, someone said, was on his way out to the field to do an interview with NBC. “We gotta get him back…
Clayton's Last Call: 'Crazy' sums up the dayOct 19There was no shortage of bizarre outcomes Sunday, John Clayton writes. Plus, the struggling Saints, the beleaguered champs and more.
Jets acquire Seahawks WR Harvin in tradeOct 17The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to trade wide receiver Percy Harvin to the New York Jets, sources confirmed to ESPN.