1:13 PM EDT, Thu October 23, 2014
San Jose Mercury News 13 hours ago

Royals beat Giants, even World Series at 1-1

The Kansas City Royals rocked Hunter Strickland the San Francisco Giants bullpen in a five-run sixth inning and won Game 2 of the World Series 7-2.
San Francisco Chronicle 13 hours ago

Royals rout SF Giants in Game 2; Lincecum hurt in postseason debut

Kansas City, Mo. – Fans had clamored to see Tim Lincecum in a postseason game. They finally got their wish Wednesday night in Game 2 of the World Series, even if the familiar sight of his whip-like delivery meant something had gone haywire for the Giants. Indeed,...
San Jose Mercury News 15 hours ago

Modern Family actor's Instagram Giants jabs a joke

Eric Stonestreet, Cameron on Modern Family, is a Kansas City Royals fan, but he says the San Francisco Giants fan he poked fun at was in on the joke; How much will a ticket for World Series Game 3 at AT&T Park cost you?
Baltimore Sun 13 hours ago

Royals lean on power surge in 7-2 win over Giants in Game 2

Bruce Bochy had become less of a manager and more of a savant. As the San Francisco Giants advanced through the playoffs and into their third World Series in five years, the guy running the show was widely crowned a genius.
CBS Sports 1 hour ago
Video: Boomer & Carton: Is baseball dead?

Watch: Boomer & Carton: Is baseball dead?

Boomer and Carton discuss whether the record low ratings of Game 1 of the 2014 World Series indicates a downward trend in baseball's popularity.

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San Jose Mercury News 19 hours 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.
San Francisco Chronicle 20 hours ago

The real reason Tim Lincecum missed Game 1 introductions

Tim Lincecum, shortly before Game 1. Manager Bruce Bochy said Tim Lincecum was sick in the moments before Game 1 Tuesday night, which is why he was not on the introduction line. “That’s the truth,” Bochy said. “He was in here throwing up.” Head athletic trainer Dave Groeschner reported Lincecum’s illness to pitching coach Dave Righetti, but word did not filter up to manager Bruce Bochy because Lincecum increasingly felt better. Bochy said Lincecum was available to pitch. XXXXXXXXXX As I reported in my Game 1 story, Hunter Pence returned to the dugout after his first-inning homer...
Why did Lincecum miss the World Series introductions? It turns out he was pretty sick

Why did Lincecum miss the World Series introductions? It turns out he was pretty sick

Tim Lincecum shrugged off questions about missing the pre-game introductions on Tuesday, saying he was in a back room and didn’t want to run out in the middle of the ceremony. It turns out he was rather uncomfortable in that… Continue Reading → 
Los Angeles Times 20 hours ago

Giants' Jake Peavy, Angels' Josh Hamilton are emotional contrasts

San Francisco Giants right-hander Jake Peavy, who will start Game 2 of the World Series against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night, has always been a pitcher who wears his heart on his sleeve … and his cap, his jersey, his pants and his stirrups, for that matter.
San Francisco Chronicle 20 hours ago

Live updates: SF Giants play Game 2 of the World Series

Live updates from throughout the Giants' Game 2 contest against the Kansas City Royals.
Game 2 Lineup: Bochy sticks with group that hammered Shields

Game 2 Lineup: Bochy sticks with group that hammered Shields

Texas BBQ is better than Kansas City BBQ. That’s all. Blanco CF Panik 2B Posey C Sandoval 3B Pence RF Belt 1B Morse DH Ishikawa LF Crawford SS Peavy RHP Escobar SS Aoki RF Cain CF Hosmer 1B Butler DH… Continue Reading → 
San Jose Mercury News 21 hours ago

Giants vs. Royals World Series Game 3 pregame live chat, Friday at 11 a.m.

Join our Mark Purdy for a World Series pregame live chat Friday at 11 a.m., hours before the 5:07 p.m.
San Jose Mercury News Oct 22, 2014

World Series bet: KC mayor will perform at Glide Church if Giants win

As if the parade, celebrations and champagne aren't enough, if the San Francisco Giants win the World Series, Kansas City Mayor Sly James will regale a local church.
Plain Dealer Oct 22, 2014

World Series 2014: Bumgarner pitches shutout until 7th as Giants crush Royals, 7-1, in Game 1

The San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 in Tuesday night's World Series opener.
The Republican Oct 22, 2014
World Series, Game 2: As Jake Peavy starts for San Francisco Giants, will Red Sox fans root for him?

World Series, Game 2: As Jake Peavy starts for San Francisco Giants, will Red Sox fans root for him?

Peavy had a 4.48 ERA in Boston, but a 2.17 ERA in 12 starts with the Giants.
POSTGAME NOTES: Pence helps Giants jump ahead early; Bumgarner adds a new trick; Looking for Lincecum

POSTGAME NOTES: Pence helps Giants jump ahead early; Bumgarner adds a new trick; Looking for Lincecum

They waited a long time for this game here, so they put blue dye in the fountains around town and stocked up on BBQ and filled the Big K. And they roared when Buster Posey was cut down at the… Continue Reading → 
San Jose Mercury News Oct 22, 2014

Purdy: Giants stick to proven World Series formula -- send out Bumgarner, sit back and watch

Madison Bumgarner is a fuzzy-bearded 25-year-old lefthanded force of North Carolina nature -- exactly what the October doctor ordered for a Game 1 starter.
“There is no bigger stage. But he’s just Madison Bumgarner.” And he’s the last ace standing.

“There is no bigger stage. But he’s just Madison Bumgarner.” And he’s the last ace standing.

The downfall of the ace this postseason was swift and nearly universal. The last image of Clayton Kershaw was a left-hander crouching on the Busch Stadium mound, hands on his knees as he watched his season wash away. Stephen Strasburg… Continue Reading → 
San Jose Mercury News Oct 22, 2014

Giants' Hunter Pence blasts two-run homer in 7-1 win over Royals in World Series opener

Pence becomes third Giants player to hit home run, double in Series game, finished 2 for 3 with two runs scored and two RBI

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