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Rested and ready: Peavy sees benefit to layoff

Rested and ready: Peavy sees benefit to layoff

MLB.com Updated 7 hours ago
When Jake Peavy takes the mound to start tonight's Game 2 of the World Series (4:30 p.m. PT airtime/5:07 p.m. PT gametime on FOX), he will be pitching on 10 days' rest, but while such a long layoff can sometimes be difficult for a pitcher, the Giants ri…
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  • Injured 49ers can use the bye week

    Injured 49ers can use the bye week

    ESPN.com 1 hour ago
    ESPN 49ers reporter Paul Gutierrez says the team’s bye week comes at a good time with all the injuries.
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  • Raiders face another rookie QB

    Raiders face another rookie QB

    ESPN.com 1 hour ago
    ESPN Raiders reporter Bill Williamson compares the road of Derek Carr to Browns rookie Johnny Manziel.
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  • Bumgarner, Giants Top Royals 7-1 in Series Opener

    Bumgarner, Giants Top Royals 7-1 in Series Opener

    Win or lose, Jake Peavy is a treat to watch when he pitches.
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  • Ace in waiting Ventura may be Royals' wild card

    Ace in waiting Ventura may be Royals' wild card

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    Yordano Ventura, the 23-year-old with the triple-digit fastball is perfectly positioned to do what No. 1 starter James Shields could not as the Royals' rookie right-hander gets the ball for Game 2 of the World Series against the Giants tonight.
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  • SF's fast first frame KOs KC, quiets The K

    SF's fast first frame KOs KC, quiets The K

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    If there's a formula for beating the Royals, the Giants found it. Actually, it's the formula baseball teams have been using for more than a century. First things first. The Giants put up three runs in the first inning and cruised to a 7-1 victory over t…
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  • Bumgarner is a Royal pain in Series opener

    Bumgarner is a Royal pain in Series opener

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    Madison Bumgarner padded what was already an impressive World Series resume in Game 1 on Tuesday night, allowing just three hits and one run in seven innings to lead the Giants to a 7-1 win over the Royals in Kansas City.
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  • Sandoval's October exploits becoming legendary

    Sandoval's October exploits becoming legendary

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    With a 2-for-5, two-RBI performance in the Giants' 7-1 Game 1 victory over the Royals, Pablo Sandoval improved his lifetime postseason batting average to .328. That moved him above Babe Ruth and just about everyone else on baseball's all-time list. Amon…
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  • Duffy shakes off rust, carries bullpen's burden

    Duffy shakes off rust, carries bullpen's burden

    MLB.com 10 hours ago
    After being absent from the mound for nearly the entire past three weeks, Danny Duffy tossed three-plus innings of relief for the Royals in their 7-1 loss to the Giants in Game 1 of the World Series.
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  • Tim Lincecum absent from World Series base-line introductions

    Tim Lincecum absent from World Series base-line introductions

    yahoo.com 10 hours ago
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A tradition like few others in sports, the base-line introductions at the World Series often are good for riling up the stadium crowd. It's also fun to see who gets booed, who gets cheered and how much. Only the starting players for t…
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  • Statcast: Royals' slick relay nabs Posey at home

    Statcast: Royals' slick relay nabs Posey at home

    MLB.com 10 hours ago
    The Giants jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning of their victory over the Royals in Game 1 of the World Series, but it could have been worse were it not for an impressive relay between Nori Aoki and Omar Infante that cut down Buster Posey at hom…
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  • MLB.TV streaming World Series for first time

    MLB.TV streaming World Series for first time

    MLB.com 11 hours ago
    The first World Series to be streamed live in the U.S. began on Tuesday night with an MLB.TV subscription as the Giants topped the Royals in Game 1, 7-1, representing a milestone in Major League Baseball broadcast delivery and allowing fans to watch thi…
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  • Video - Campbell, Bruins Put Away Sharks 00:53

    Campbell, Bruins Put Away Sharks

    Oct 21
    Gregory Campbell's third-period goal was the game-winner in the Bruins' 5-3 win over the Sharks.
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    Campbell, Bruins Put Away Sharks

    Oct 21
    Gregory Campbell's third-period goal was the difference in the Bruins' 5-3 win over the Sharks.
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    Ticket Prices Through The Roof

    Oct 21
    Real Money takes a look at BCS Championship, NBA Finals and World Series ticket prices.
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    Your 2014 World Se...MLB Finals Preview

    Oct 21
    The World Series used to feature the pennant winners of the American and National Leagues. It doesn't anymore. Keith Olbermann explains.

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