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San Jose Mercury News 58 mins ago

Fan photos: The San Francisco Giants get support while on the road in Kansas City

Bumgarner produced during Game 1 of the World Series. Will the Giant's bats keep cracking and can Jake Peavy hold the Royals at the plate.
San Jose Mercury News 1 hour ago

Giants explain Tim Lincecum's absence during Game 1 introductions

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Tim Lincecum had a good reason for not making it to the field for introductions before Game 1 of the World Series against Kansas City Royals.
Topeka Capital-Journal 26 mins ago

Ventura to become first Royals rookie to start in World Series at any position

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Win or lose, Jake Peavy is a treat to watch when he pitches. He scowls, he shouts, he grimaces, he grins. Never hard to tell how things are going for him. And depending how he does for the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night against Kansas...
Topeka Capital-Journal 44 mins ago

'85 World Series Royals relishing playoff run

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Bret Saberhagen was just 21 years old when the Kansas City Royals were last in the World Series. He pitched a Game 7 shutout to beat the St. Louis Cardinals. It took 29 years for him to stand on the mound at another World Series. On Tuesday night, Saberhagen took part in a ceremony...

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San Jose Mercury News 18 hours ago

World Series: Giants rout Royals in opener

Madison Bumgarner pitches seven dominant innings as the San Francisco Giants win 7-1 over the Kansas City Royals in Game 1 of the World Series.
Topeka Capital-Journal 18 hours ago

Giants drop Shields, Royals in Game 1 of World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If the Kansas City Royals are going to win the World Series, they’ll have to do it the same way the 1985 team did: rally from an early deficit. Hunter Pence’s two-run home run and a dreadful outing by Royals ace James Shields added up to a 7-1 victory for the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium. read more
San Francisco Chronicle 18 hours ago

Democratic offense, Bumgarner lead SF Giants to Series-opening win

Kansas City, Mo. – In the first World Series game at Kauffman Stadium in 29 years, the Royals learned a hard lesson that the Pirates and Cardinals understand all too completely: Give Madison Bumgarner an early lead on the road in this postseason, and it’s over. Pablo Sandoval doubled home a run and Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer against James Shields in the first inning of the Giants’ 7-1 victory over the Royals, who lost for the first time this postseason at the hands of Madison Bumgarner. Bumgarner extended his record postseason road shutout streak to 32 2/3 innings before Salvador...
San Jose Mercury News 18 hours ago

Giants' mystery: Where was Lincecum during Star Spangled Banner?

Tim Lincecum, who has yet to pitch in the postseason for the San Francisco Giants, was in dugout when Game 1 of the World Series against the Kansas City Royals began.
San Francisco Chronicle 19 hours ago

Game 1: Giants lead 7-0; Bumgarner’s epic scoreless streak

From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Kauffman Stadium Greetings again from KC, where the Giants added on two more runs in the fourth inning, chasing James Shields and calling into question Shields’ anticipated Game 5 start. After Michael Morse’s RBI single off Shields, Danny Duffy took over and he issued two walks, one with the bases loaded. The Giants just scored twice off Duffy in the seventh, with Joe Panik sneaking an RBI triple past Nori Aoki (who misplayed the ball) and Pablo Sandoval greeting reliever Tim Collins with a base hit to left with the infield in, sending in...
Chicago Sun-Times 20 hours ago

Giants jump out to early lead in World Series Game 1; Shields departs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The San Francisco Giants went on the attack early against James Shields and the Kansas City Royals and led Game 1 of the World Series 3-0 after three innings Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium. The Giants, going for their third championship in three years, made a good first impression in the series, scoring three runs on five hits in the top of the first inning. Hunter Pence’s two-run homer to center was the big blow, and Pablo Sandoval doubled in...
San Jose Mercury News 21 hours ago

Jake Peavy has reunion with former Red Sox teammate David Ortiz

Giants pitcher Jake Peavy's press conference is interrupted by Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, who is working the World Series for Fox Sports
San Francisco Chronicle 21 hours ago

Panda’s double, Pence’s HR give Giants 3-0 lead in Game 1

From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Kauffman Stadium It’s a sea of blue here in Kansas City, and the fans – 29 years after the last World Series game here – have been loud, loud, loud. The first inning has quieted things down, though: Pablo Sandoval smacked an RBI double off “Big Game James” Shields (Buster Posey was thrown out at the plate on the play after being sent in by third-base coach Tim Flannery). Then Hunter Pence belted a 3-2 fastball out to center, and just like that, after the top of the first, the Giants lead 3-0.
San Jose Mercury News 21 hours ago

Giants' Lincecum mysteriously absent during World Series introductions

Tim Lincecum was a no show when the San Francisco Giants lined up on the field before Game 1 of the World Series against the Kansas City Royals

World Series gets started in Kansas City

It’s time for the World Series. First pitch out in Kansas City is set for 8 p.m. From our Gannett friends over at USA Today, here’s a different way to look at the matchup between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals. Why the Giants: 1. Experience. The Giants are making their third Series […] The post World Series gets started in Kansas City appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
San Francisco Chronicle 22 hours ago

Photos: SF Giants play Game 1 of the World Series

Photos from the SF Giants' first game against the Kansas City Royals in the World Series.
San Jose Mercury News 23 hours ago

Live updates: Giants vs. Royals in World Series Game 1, Tuesday at 5 p.m.

Follow the live action Tuesday in Game 1 of the World Series beginning at 5 p.m. To join the conversation on Twitter.
Plain Dealer 23 hours ago
World Series 2014 Game 1 live updates and chat: San Francisco Giants at Kansas City Royals

World Series 2014 Game 1 live updates and chat: San Francisco Giants at Kansas City Royals

Join Northeast Ohio Media Group Indians reporter Paul Hoynes for live chat and updates during Game 1 of the World Series tonight. The San Francisco Giants will play at the Kansas City Royals, and first pitch will come around 8:07 p.m.
San Jose Mercury News Oct 21, 2014

Giants dictionary: Get caught up on the lingo

From PandaMode to snotrockets to 'Full Throttle' Hunter Pence, the Giants are a colorful bunch.

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  • 7 Jake Peavy

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    David Ortiz greets former Red Sox pitcher Jake Peavy during World Series press conference

  • 6 Tim Lincecum

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  • 3 Pablo Sandoval

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    San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval again a Game 1 standout

  • 2 Buster Posey

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