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  1. Royals even up World Series with 7-2 Game 2 victory

    Oct 22, 2014, 11:34 PM EST

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    Yordano Ventura held the Giants to two runs over five-plus innings and the Kansas City offense awoke for seven runs on 10 hits as the Royals evened up the 2014 World Series at a win apiece with a 7-2 Game 2 victory on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium.

  2. Royals grab commanding lead and benches clear in sixth inning of World Series Game 2

    Oct 22, 2014, 10:40 PM EST

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    The host Royals have the visiting Giants right where they want them in Game 2 of the World Series.

  3. World Series Game 2 tied 2-2 through five innings

    Oct 22, 2014, 9:48 PM EST

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    Game 2 of the World Series has been a back-and-forth affair thus far, with the visiting Giants scoring single runs in the first and fourth innings and the Royals scoring in the first and second. It’s all square at 2-2 as the action shifts to the top of the sixth.

  4. Craig Kimbrel wins Trevor Hoffman Award; Greg Holland gets Mariano Rivera Award

    Oct 22, 2014, 9:03 PM EST

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    Major League Baseball announced in April that two new regular-season awards would be handed out every year, going to the top reliever in each league. The NL’s award was named after Trevor Hoffman and the AL’s was named after Mariano Rivera. Here, via MLB’s Twitter account, are the first recipients …

  5. Giants again strike first, but Royals answer back

    Oct 22, 2014, 8:39 PM EST

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    The Giants jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning Tuesday before eventually winning Game 1 of the World Series in a 7-1 rout. And they got off to another fast start in Game 2 on Wednesday night, but the Royals were able to answer right back.

  6. Statcast: Brandon Crawford’s over-the-shoulder catch from Game 1 of the World Series

    Oct 22, 2014, 8:05 PM EST

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    Statcast, the new 3D tracking technology from MLB Advanced Media, gives us this unique look at Brandon Crawford’s rangy catch to rob Omar Infante of a hit Tuesday in Game 1 of the World Series …

  7. Phillies sign catcher John Hester to minor league deal

    Oct 22, 2014, 7:19 PM EST

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    Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports that the Phillies have signed catcher John Hester to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

  8. Dan Haren undergoes shoulder surgery

    Oct 22, 2014, 6:24 PM EST

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    Dan Haren underwent arthroscopic surgery Wednesday on his left (non-throwing) shoulder. He’s expected to be ready for spring training.

  9. Giants stomp Royals 7-1 in World Series Game 1 rout

    Oct 21, 2014, 11:41 PM EST

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    The 2014 Royals have finally dropped a postseason game. And it was an ugly one for the home team.

  10. Royals get on the board on a Salvador Perez home run

    Oct 21, 2014, 11:06 PM EST

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    Giants starter Madison Bumgarner was working on a shutout in Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium until Royals catcher Salvador Perez slugged a two-out solo shot over the left field fence.

  11. James Shields driven from Game 1 in the fourth inning

    Oct 21, 2014, 9:49 PM EST

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    Royals manager Ned Yost has gone to the bullpen early in Game 1 of the World Series, lifting starter James Shields after he allowed an RBI single to Giants designated hitter Michael Morse in the top of the fourth inning.

  12. Giants take early lead in Game 1 of World Series

    Oct 21, 2014, 8:52 PM EST

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    The Giants exploded for three runs in the top of the first inning on singles by Gregor Blanco and Buster Posey, a double by Pablo Sandoval, and a Hunter Pence two-run homer to center field.

  13. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady rooting for his hometown Giants in the World Series

    Oct 21, 2014, 8:13 PM EST

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    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady posted this picture on his Facebook page this evening with a caption that reads “Gearing up to watch my hometown Giants in the World Series.”

  14. Video: Kansas City, Home Sweet Home

    Oct 21, 2014, 7:28 PM EST

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    Here’s a Royals pump-up video that MLB Advanced Media put together featuring the music of Motley Crue …

  15. Mike Zagurski signs with NPB’s Hiroshima Carp

    Oct 21, 2014, 6:35 PM EST

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    From Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca comes word that left-handed pitcher Mike Zagurski has officially agreed to a contract with the Hiroshima Carp of Nippon Professional Baseball.

  16. Braves sign Pedro Ciriaco to minor league deal

    Oct 19, 2014, 3:03 PM EST

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    From Baseball America’s transaction page comes word that the Braves have signed utilityman Pedro Ciriaco to a minor league contract.

  17. Red Sox could make Yoenis Cespedes available

    Oct 19, 2014, 1:24 PM EST

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    Boston has an outfield logjam that needs to be addressed this winter.

  18. Chris Young hoping to re-sign with Mariners

    Oct 19, 2014, 11:17 AM EST

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    Chris Young was one of the best bargains of the 2014 season, posting a 3.65 ERA and 1.23 WHIP across 165 innings for the Mariners on a mere one-year, $1.25 million deal. He can officially become a free agent five days after the World Series and will probably be looking to cash in one final time at age 35. But winding up back in Seattle may be his preference …

  19. Video: Giants discuss the World Series

    Oct 19, 2014, 9:32 AM EST

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    Buster Posey, Joe Panik, Pablo Sandoval, Javier Lopez, Jake Peavy and a few other Giants talk about their upcoming World Series matchup against the Royals …

  20. Giants rally to defeat Cardinals in Game 4, take 3-1 lead in the NL Championship Series

    Oct 16, 2014, 12:03 AM EST

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    Madison Bumgarner — the hottest starting pitcher remaining in this postseason — can pitch the Giants to the 2014 World Series with a victory in Game 5 of the NLCS on Thursday night in San Francisco.

  21. Giants jump ahead in sixth inning of NLCS Game 4

    Oct 15, 2014, 11:09 PM EST

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    The Giants were down 4-1 to the Cardinals after the top of the third inning Wednesday night in Game 4 of the NLCS at San Francisco’s AT&T Park, but they’re now carrying a 6-4 lead into the top of the seventh.

  22. Statcast: Alex Gordon’s catch against the wall

    Oct 15, 2014, 10:51 PM EST

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    Statcast, the new 3D tracking technology from MLB Advanced Media, gives us this unique look at Alex Gordon’s spectacular fifth-inning catch that robbed J.J. Hardy of an extra-base hit …

  23. Cardinals have early lead over Giants in NLCS Game 4

    Oct 15, 2014, 9:34 PM EST

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    The Cardinals are trying to get the National League Championship Series back to St. Louis, and they’re off to a decent start here in Game 4 at AT&T Park.

  24. Wil Myers congratulates the Royals

    Oct 15, 2014, 8:58 PM EST

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    Classy gesture from Rays outfielder Wil Myers, who was once a premier Royals prospect …

  25. Adam Wainwright is “very confident going forward”

    Oct 15, 2014, 8:35 PM EST

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    There was a tone of optimism in the veteran’s voice after he completed a successful bullpen session Wednesday afternoon at San Francisco’s AT&T Park.

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