Gregor Blanco of the San Francisco Giants slides home as he scores in the seventh inning against the Kansas City Royals during Game 4 of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park on Oct. 25, 2014, in San Francisco, Calif. (credit: Getty Images)

Giants Surge Past Royals 11-4 To Tie Series 2-All

Pablo Sandoval’s single set up Hunter Pence to score the tying run in the fifth inning and the 2012 Series MVP followed with a go-ahead, two-run single in the sixth.

10/26/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 24:  The Kansas City Royals celebrate the 3-2 victory against the San Francisco Giants during Game Three of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park on October 24, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Royals Edge Giants 3-2, Take 2-1 World Series Lead

Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning, Lorenzo Cain drove in an early run off Tim Hudson and made a pair of nifty catches, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2.

10/24/2014

Joe Maddon (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Joe Maddon Exercises Opt-Out, Won’t Return To Rays; Mets Not In On Him

The Rays announced Friday that Maddon has exercised an opt-out in his contract, which was due to expire after next season.

10/24/2014

Kevin Long (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images) and Curtis Granderson (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

New Mets Hitting Coach Kevin Long: This Team Is ‘On The Rise’

“I’m excited to get the opportunity to work with a team that I think is on the rise,” Long said in a statement on Thursday.

10/24/2014

AT&T Park in San Francisco (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

At 1-All, World Series Moves To ‘Quirky’ AT&T Park

Tim Hudson starts for the Giants against Jeremy Guthrie as the Royals play their first game in San Francisco since 2005, when they took two of three.

10/24/2014

Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets catches a line drive in the eighth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Citi Field on September 9, 2014. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets’ Juan Lagares A Finalist For National League Gold Glove Award

Juan Lagares is one of three finalists for the National League Gold Glove Award in center field. The other finalists are the Reds’ Billy Hamilton and the Nationals’ Denard Span

10/23/2014

Then-Yankee Brian Roberts (right) is congratulated by former hitting coach Kevin Long after he scored on a single by Brett Gardner in the second inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2014. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mets Officially Hire Ex-Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long

Long spent the previous eight seasons with the Yankees. He won a World Series ring in 2009 and under his tutelage the Bombers led the majors in runs scored three times and finished second twice.

10/23/2014

An exterior view of San Francisco's AT&T Park on Oct. 28, 2010 . (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Toss Up Of A World Series Shifts To Quirky AT&T Park In San Francisco

Eric Hosmer, Alex Gordon, Mike Moustakas and most of the Royals will get their first look at quirky AT&T Park in San Francisco during a workout Thursday. Then it’s on to Game 3 on Friday with Kansas City and the Giants tied at 1-all.

10/23/2014

Michael Sam (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Michael Sam Isn’t Alone, So Why Is He Doing This … Alone?

While Sam may still become the first openly gay player on a regular-season NFL roster, we are long overdue for others to look in the mirror and recognize it’s their time to pick up the check.

10/23/2014

Michael Cuddyer #3 of the Colorado Rockies is greeted by on-deck batter Brandon Barnes #1 after Cuddyer scored a run in the fourth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Could Be Interested In Michael Cuddyer On 2-Year Deal

Cuddyer, 35, would fill one of the Mets’ two glaring holes (corner outfielder). The veteran right fielder would likely push Curtis Granderson and his weak arm to left field.

10/23/2014

Salvador Perez of the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants pitcher Hunter Strickland exchange words in the sixth inning during Game 2 of the World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 22, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

World Series: Tempers Flare As Giants’ Bullpen Melts Down In Game 2

Salvador Perez shouted at Hunter Strickland, who shouted right back. The Royals streamed from their dugout, the Giants from their own. The World Series suddenly had some life.

10/23/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 22:  Omar Infante #14 of the Kansas City Royals wrams up before Game Two of the 2014 World Series against the San Francisco Giants at Kauffman Stadium on October 22, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Royals Beat Giants 7-2, World Series Knotted At 1-All

Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2.

10/23/2014

Jake Peavy (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

World Series Game 2: Royals Out To Even It Up Vs. Giants’ Peavy

Depending how Jake Peavy does for San Fran on Wednesday night against Kansas City rookie Yordano Ventura, this World Series could quickly shape up as an even match or a mismatch.

10/22/2014

James Shields of the Kansas City Royals gets pulled out of the game in the fourth inning by manager Ned Yost against the San Francisco Giants during Game 1 of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 21, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

‘Big Game James’ Comes Up Small For Royals In World Series Opener

The starter was pounded for five runs on seven hits and a walk, failed to record an out in the third inning and was pulled from Game 1 to a smattering of boos.

10/22/2014

Then-Yankee Brian Roberts (right) is congratulated by former hitting coach Kevin Long after he scored on a single by Brett Gardner in the second inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2014. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Reports: Ex-Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long Set To Interview With Mets

Long, who won a World Series with the Bombers in 2009, was fired by the Yankees earlier this month.

10/22/2014

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Buster Posey #28 and Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game 7 of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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