Kansas City Royals
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.
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.
The Royals evened things up with the Giants in Game 2 of the World Series. Here are 5 things you missed.
The Royals were back to their old selves against the Giants in Game Two. The World Series heads to San Francisco this weekend.
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.
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.
The Giants controlled the Royals in game 1 of the 2014 World Series. Here are 5 things you missed.
The San Francisco Giants won the first game of the 2010 and 2012 World Series, which put them on the championship path both times.
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.
Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer off James Shields in a three-run first that silenced the crowd at Kansas City’s first World Series game in 29 years.
Just 25, Bumgarner already is 2-0 with 15 shutout innings in Series play and is 2-1 in four starts this postseason with a 1.42 ERA.
The Giants and Royals got to the World Series by playing better baseball than better teams. Which team will emerge as champion?
Going into Game 1 on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium, both teams will deal with a familiar issue this deep in the postseason: Does an extended layoff translate into rest or rust?
In this installment of By The Numbers, I recap 10 Fall Classics — starting in 1958 — which I vividly remember and which, for me, are frozen in time.
The Kansas City Royals traded for starting pitcher James Shields before the 2013 season, giving up top hitting prospect Wil Myers.