All posts tagged "world series"

  • His teammates couldn't thank him enough. San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner, right, gets a hug from Pablo Sandoval as Bumgarner won the MVP trophy after their 3-2 win against the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of baseball's World Series Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
    Mad about Bumgarner: The greatest World Series pitching performance ever?

    After a third World Series title and a well-deserved World Series MVP under his belt, Madison Bumgarner is being revered as one of the most reliable and tough pitchers in the modern era — and rightfully so....

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • San Francisco police officers work to break up a large crowd who were celebrating after the San Francisco Giants won the World Series baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in San Francisco.  There were several reports of fires being set and violence breaking out after the Giants win. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
    Shootings, stabbings and riots in SF during World Series celebration

    SAN FRANCISCO – (AP) — The celebration in San Francisco’s streets following the Giants’ World Series victory turned raucous and violent, with two people shot, two stabbed and 40 arrested, as revelers vandalized police cars and businesses...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner and catcher Buster Posey celebrate after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
    Bumgarner carries Giants to 3rd World Series title in 5 years

    Royals had no answer for the MVP left-hander who came out of the bullpen to throw five scoreless innings on two days’ rest as they fell 3-2. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A giant, indeed. Madison Bumgarner punctuated one of...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas hits a home run during the seventh inning of Game 6 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
    No Mad Bum, No Problem: Royals win 10-0 to force Game 7

    No Mad(ison) Bum(garner), no problem. The Kansas City Royals won big Tuesday night to force Game 7 of the World Series. Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single — one of eight Royals to get hits in a...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • Korean 'Superfan' Sung Woo Lee's Kansas City Royals are just two wins away from taking the crown. (AP)
    Royal flush in sight

    KC wins in SF 3-2 to take 2-1 World Series lead The Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Friday night to take a 2-1 World Series lead. The feel-good sports story of the year is just two...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • In this Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, photo, Miami Marlins fan Laurence Leavy, rear right, is shown wearing a bright orange Marlins jersey during Game 2 of baseball's World Series in Kansas City, Mo. Leavy's orange Marlins jersey made him easy to spot amid a sea of Kansas City Royals blue. He said a Royals official approached him offering to move him to the team owner's suite, but Leavy declined. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
    Party crasher: World Series fan creates buzz with Marlins jersey

    MIAMI (AP) — Among the standouts at Games 1 and 2 of the World Series was a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate. Laurence Leavy’s orange Marlins jersey made him easy to spot...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Greg Holland and catcher Salvador Perez celebrate after defeating against the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 in Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals advance to the World Series. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
    Smell of success: Royals C Perez wears perfume for good luck

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Salvador Perez is a player who doesn’t want to make a stink. The upbeat All-Star catcher for the Kansas City Royals wore Victoria’s Secret perfume late in the 2013 season — teammate Alcides...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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