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World Series rating for opener drops to low

World Series rating for opener drops to low

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A World Series opener involving the San Francisco Giants set a record low TV rating for the second time in three seasons.

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From Mexico to the World Series, Petit shines

From Mexico to the World Series, Petit shines

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yusmeiro Petit was running out of choices. His major league career had hit rock bottom and was heading nowhere.

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Bumgarner, Giants top Royals 7-1 in Series opener

Bumgarner, Giants top Royals 7-1 in Series opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Win or lose, Jake Peavy is a treat to watch when he pitches.

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Near-perfect GIants wreck mood in KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals’ perfect postseason roll.

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Giants pounce early on ‘Big Game James’

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals had adopted the scrappy, intense attitude of Royals starter James Shields during their thrilling pos…

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Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener

Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead.

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Giants rout Royals 7-1 in World Series opener

Giants rout Royals 7-1 in World Series opener

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

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Game 2 starters Ventura, Peavy study in contrasts

Game 2 starters Ventura, Peavy study in contrasts

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

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

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

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 w…

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Royals' Cain, Holland learning about fatherhood

Royals' Cain, Holland learning about fatherhood

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…

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

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

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

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Bumgarner helps Giants find their 'redneck side'

Bumgarner helps Giants find their 'redneck side'

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

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Morse will stay busy as DH

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s impossible to picture now, but Michael Morse, the 6-foot-5-inch, 245-pound slugger, was a shortstop when he was first …

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World Series: How the Giants and Royals match up

World Series: How the Giants and Royals match up

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

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Bumgarner against Shields in World Series opener

Bumgarner against Shields in World Series opener

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

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Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the caro…

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Yearwood, Santana to perform at World Series

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

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Royals, fans bond over improbable postseason run

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the …

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Finnegan learns fast: from school to World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Betty Finnegan made the 5 1/2-hour drive from Fort Worth, Texas, with a friend Aug. 31 to watch the last two games of …

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Giants rely on core of 4 relievers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have their own version of the Core Four that has fueled their recent October dominance.

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Lincecum upbeat despite lack of action

SAN FRANCISCO — Tim Lincecum walked silently through the bustling clubhouse before Saturday’s workout and stuck his left arm straight out as h…

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'Big Three' of Royals slam door on opponents

'Big Three' of Royals slam door on opponents

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Buck Showalter knew he was in trouble when the seventh inning rolled around and his Orioles were trailing the Kansas City R…

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Denkinger's miss revisited as Series returns to KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Of course Don Denkinger plans to watch the World Series. He always does. He'll tune in to root for the umpires, check …

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Denkinger's miss revisited as Series returns to KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Of course Don Denkinger plans to watch the World Series. He always does. He'll tune in to root for the umpires, check …

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