Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll....

Tight crew of Royals routed in World Series

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals had adopted the scrappy, intense attitude of Royals starter James Shields during their thrilling postseason run. They followed his cue on Tuesday night, too....

Giants rout Royals 7-1 in World Series opener

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Madison Bumgarner goes eight innings, and rookie Hunter Strickland closes it out in the ninth for San Francisco....

Game 2 starters Ventura, Peavy study in contrasts

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The starting pitchers for Game 2 of the World Series are a study in contrasts....

Hats off! Royals get old-timey with tip o' the hat

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Nobody seems to know when the tradition of doffing a hat began, though most historians date the practice to the days when bowlers and boaters were in vogue....

Buster's back: Posey tries to add 3rd Series ring

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Buster Posey seemed almost embarrassed....

Royals' Cain, Holland learning about fatherhood

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Lorenzo Cain is learning that he doesn't get a reprieve from diaper duty just to play in some silly baseball games. He's also learning that changing diapers is harder than it looks....

World Series: How the Giants and Royals match up

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A position-by-position look at the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals going into the World Series, starting Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium:...

Bumgarner against Shields in World Series opener

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A six-pack won't be enough for Madison Bumgarner if the San Francisco Giants win the World Series....

Yearwood, Santana to perform at World Series

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Trisha Yearwood and Carlos Santana are among the musicians set to perform the national anthem during the World Series....