Kansas City Royals
The San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals take the World Series to Game 7. Strong Royals pitching will win a close one for KC.
The Royals scored 10 runs to shut out the Giants in World Series Game 6. Here are 5 things you missed.
Recent history favors Kansas City. Home teams have won nine straight Game 7s in the Series since Pittsburgh’s victory at Baltimore in 1979.
A couple hundred fans stood behind the Royals dugout for more than a half-hour after the final out, screaming and waving white rally towels. Bring on Game 7!
The Giants have a larger payroll than the Royals… by a lot. They also have the 3-2 World Series edge, and way more pressure to win.
In Lorenzo Cain’s view, the Royals have a big advantage: “We’re definitely not facing Bumgarner (Tuesday), so that definitely helps.”
Giants lead the World Series 3-2 on Bumgarner’s masterful outing. But for the Royals, returning to Kansas City could help them win out.
The Giants’ Madison Bumgarner pitched a complete-game shutout in World Series Game 5 to put the Royals down 3-2. Here are 5 things you missed.
The Giants rolled over the Royals in World Series Game 4. A Bumgarner-Shields pitching matchup in Game 5 points to another Giants win.
The Giants romped the Royals in World Series Game 4, which saw the teams combine for 15 runs and 28 hits. Here are 5 things you missed.
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.
Game 3 was pivotal in the World Series. And the Kansas City Royals’ win forces the San Francisco Giants to play from behind in Game 4.
The Kansas City Royals eked out a win over the San Francisco Giants in Game 3 of the World Series. Here are 5 things you missed.
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.
The Kansas City Royals are one of MLB’s thriftiest teams, while the San Francisco Giants are one of its highest-spending teams.