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New WS gear player tested, fan approved

New WS gear player tested, fan approved

MLB.com Updated 4 hours ago
Gear up in style with the exclusive official sweatshirts, T-shirts and caps that the Royals and Giants will be wearing to work out during the World Series.
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  • Rest or Rust? Royals, Giants Set for World Series

    Rest or Rust? Royals, Giants Set for World Series

    nytimes.com 43 minutes ago
    Buster Posey and the San Francisco Giants zipped through the playoffs, Lorenzo Cain and the Kansas City Royals zoomed along.
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  • Sports of The Times: For Barry Bonds, a Decade of Inflated Blam…

    Sports of The Times: For Barry Bonds, a Decade of Inflated Blame for the Steroid Era

    nytimes.com 11 hours ago
    When 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.
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  • Giants Rely on Core of 4 Relievers

    Giants Rely on Core of 4 Relievers

    nytimes.com 13 hours ago
    The San Francisco Giants have their own version of the Core Four that has fueled their recent October dominance.
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  • Pitch from Zito helped sell Hudson on Giants

    Pitch from Zito helped sell Hudson on Giants

    MLB.com 21 hours ago
    The 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.
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  • Denkinger's Miss Revisited as Series Returns to KC

    Denkinger's Miss Revisited as Series Returns to KC

    nytimes.com 24 hours ago
    Of 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.
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  • World Series preview: Royals and Giants put postseason streaks …

    World Series preview: Royals and Giants put postseason streaks on line in battle for crown

    yahoo.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 …
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  • Giants' do-everything man Petit ready for any task

    Giants' do-everything man Petit ready for any task

    MLB.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.
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  • Scouts' honor: Homegrown talent key to Giants' success

    Scouts' honor: Homegrown talent key to Giants' success

    MLB.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.
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  • Bochy: No plan for Giants to alter roster for Series

    Bochy: No plan for Giants to alter roster for Series

    MLB.com Oct 18 (yesterday)
    The 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.
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  • Giants fan who caught and returned Travis Ishikawa's walk-off h…

    Giants fan who caught and returned Travis Ishikawa's walk-off homer gets World Series tickets

    yahoo.com ESPN.com nytimes.com Oct 18 (yesterday)
    Your 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…
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  • Managing expectations: Yost develops winner's mindset

    Managing expectations: Yost develops winner's mindset

    MLB.com Oct 18 (yesterday)
    Ned 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…
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  • Giants' core four relievers eye their third Series title

    Giants' core four relievers eye their third Series title

    MLB.com Oct 18 (yesterday)
    Giants 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.
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  • Behind MadBum, Giants to utilize same rotation

    Behind MadBum, Giants to utilize same rotation

    MLB.com Oct 18 (yesterday)
    Having 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 …
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  • Bruce Bochy Has the Postseason Touch With Giants

    Bruce Bochy Has the Postseason Touch With Giants

    nytimes.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.
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  • October Giants: KC to see foe of a different color

    October Giants: KC to see foe of a different color

    MLB.com Oct 18 (yesterday)
    While 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.
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  • Bumgarner, Shields get nods for WS opener

    Bumgarner, Shields get nods for WS opener

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Oct 18 (yesterday)
    Left-hander Madison Bumgarner will pitch Game 1 of the World Series for the San Francisco Giants at Kansas City on Tuesday.
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  • Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants Face Off, and So Do…

    Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants Face Off, and So Do Their Cities

    nytimes.com Oct 18 (2 days ago)
    San Francisco and Kansas City have not had much to argue about, but the World Series may change that.
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  • Profiles of Teams in the World Series

    Profiles of Teams in the World Series

    nytimes.com Oct 18 (2 days ago)
    Brief 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.
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  • October Confidential: Giants vs. Royals

    October Confidential: Giants vs. Royals

    MLB.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.
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  • Wild Postseason Produces Magical World Series

    Wild Postseason Produces Magical World Series

    nytimes.com Oct 18 (2 days ago)
    One 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.
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  • Blue-collar Giants winning with continuity

    Blue-collar Giants winning with continuity

    MLB.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…
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  • Video - San Francisco Stations Ban Lorde's 'Royals' 00:45

    San Francisco Stations Ban Lorde's 'Royals'

    Oct 20
    Two San Francisco radio stations have decided to show their support for the Giants by not playing Lorde's song "Royals" during the World Series.
  • Video - World Series Keys To Victory 01:33

    World Series Keys To Victory

    Oct 20
    Eduardo Perez breaks down the keys to victory for the Royals and Giants in the World Series.
  • Video - Bumgarner On NLCS Title 00:22

    Bumgarner On NLCS Title

    Oct 17
    Starter Madison Bumgarner talks about how the Giants won the 2014 NLCS.
  • Video - World Series Preview 01:20

    World Series Preview

    Oct 16
    The Baseball Tonight crew looks ahead to the World Series between the Giants and the Royals.

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