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Giants' latest title offers questions, answers

Giants' latest title offers questions, answers

MLB.com Updated 11 hours ago
Should a Fortune 500 company hire Brian Sabean as chief operating officer? Is Sergio Romo really gone? Is Brandon Crawford better than everybody realizes? How will Bruce Bochy look in bronze? What we learned about the Giants -- these issues and others -…
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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 12 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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  • On the market: Sandoval among free agents

    On the market: Sandoval among free agents

    ESPN.com nytimes.com 13 hours ago
    Baseball's business season began Thursday when 121 players become free agents, a group that includes Pablo Sandoval, Michael Morse, Jake Peavy, Sergio Romo and Ryan Vogelsong of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants.
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  • Watch E-40 Watch The Giants Win The World Series

    Watch E-40 Watch The Giants Win The World Series

    deadspin.com 14 hours ago
    Rapper and Yay Area ambassador E-40 is a big San Francisco Giants fan, and he had some nice seats behind home plate for the World Series. Last night, he posted a video of Pablo Sandoval's series-ending out from his perspective.Read more...
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  • Yost surprised as anyone with MadBum's performance

    Yost surprised as anyone with MadBum's performance

    MLB.com 16 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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  • Royals thank KC faithful at Kauffman Stadium

    Royals thank KC faithful at Kauffman Stadium

    MLB.com 17 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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  • Dodgers, Nationals are early favorites to win 2015 World Series…

    Dodgers, Nationals are early favorites to win 2015 World Series; Giants rank fifth

    yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    Well, distraught Los Angeles Dodgers fans, here's something that might cheer you up a tad bit after watching your bitter rivals win the World Series — the Dodgers are the early favorites to win the 2015 World Series, according to online sportsbook Bovad…
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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 23 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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  • Giants memorabilia headed to Hall of Fame

    Giants memorabilia headed to Hall of Fame

    ESPN.com 23 hours ago
    Madison Bumgarner's World Series performance earned him a spot in the Hall of Fame -- well, at least for his caps.
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  • Are the Giants a dynasty after winning third World Series in fi…

    Are the Giants a dynasty after winning third World Series in five seasons?

    yahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    KANSAS 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…
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  • Giants culminate up and down season with surprising World Serie…

    Giants culminate up and down season with surprising World Series win

    yahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    There 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…
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  • Morse saves best for last with Series-winning RBI

    Morse saves best for last with Series-winning RBI

    MLB.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    Michael 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…
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  • Scattered violence, arrests mar Giants revelry

    Scattered violence, arrests mar Giants revelry

    ESPN.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    =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.
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  • Jeremy Affeldt builds bridge to Madison Bumgarner

    Jeremy Affeldt builds bridge to Madison Bumgarner

    yahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    Your 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…
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  • Did you know? Panda's mark among Game 7 intrigue

    Did you know? Panda's mark among Game 7 intrigue

    MLB.com yahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    From 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.
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  • Pence, Panda leave marks on Series record book

    Pence, Panda leave marks on Series record book

    MLB.com nytimes.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    Hunter 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 …
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  • Smallville: Giants show off fundamentals on big stage

    Smallville: Giants show off fundamentals on big stage

    MLB.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    Using 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 …
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  • Giants write their own history against all odds

    Giants write their own history against all odds

    MLB.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    Bruce 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…
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  • Giants execs savor fitting end to title quest

    Giants execs savor fitting end to title quest

    MLB.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    This 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.
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  • Giants' World Series victory parade slated for Friday

    Giants' World Series victory parade slated for Friday

    MLB.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    Though 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.
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  • MadBum seals MVP with outing, postseason for the ages

    MadBum seals MVP with outing, postseason for the ages

    MLB.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    We 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…
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  • Giants worried that Gordon's hit and Blanco's error would tie s…

    Giants worried that Gordon's hit and Blanco's error would tie score in ninth

    yahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    KANSAS 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…
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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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  • Barry Bonds shows up at AT&T Park to celebrate World Series…

    Barry Bonds shows up at AT&T Park to celebrate World Series with Giants fans

    yahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    Barry Bonds just showed up outside AT&T Park to celebrate #SFGIANTS #WorldSeriesChampions @kron4news pic.twitter.com/6Hp2dpCc7M— Chuck Clifford (@chuckclifford) October 30, 2014 As usually happens when a pro sports team wins a championship, San Fran…
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  • 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 - Giants-Royals Preview 02:32

    Giants-Royals Preview

    Oct 29
    Mark Mulder previews Game 7 of the World Series between the Giants and the Royals, discusses the keys to P Tim Hudson's success and gives his pick for who wins.
  • Video - Bumgarner On World Series Win 04:59

    Bumgarner On World Series Win

    Oct 29
    Chris Berman and Aaron Boone spoke with World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner about the reliever's dominance throughout the 2014 postseason, including pitching the final five innings in Game 7 of the World Series.

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