Power outage has Giants down -- but not out -- in World Series

  By the time Game 3 came to a close, the only thing colder than the breezy night air gusting through AT&T Park was the San Francisco Giants’ offense. Kansas City starter Jeremy Guthrie, the Royals’ posse of ruthlessly effective middle relievers, and closer Greg Holland all helped shut down a helpless-looking Giants team that could only scrape out four hits in a tough 3...
Via Fox Sports
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Giants’ Buster Posey Still Looking for his First Extra-base Hit

Heading into a three-game stretch at home, the San Francisco Giants are tied at one game apiece with the Kansas City Royals. Giants catcher Buster Posey, the best player left in this postseason, has struggled to provide punch to the middle of the Giants order. 12 games into the postseason, Posey has yet to record his first extra-base hit. Since winning the starting catcher job...
Via Baseball News Source
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buster Posey’s Baserunning Blues

Buster Posey hasn’t been quite himself this postseason. Through Wednesday’s game in Kansas City, he’s batted .288/.333/.288, which isn’t terrible but has included an un-Poseyish power outage. His batting line was better during the NLDS against Washington, which is ironic because most of the failures I’m about to talk about took place during that series. […]
Via Fangraphs
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Would World Series win make the Giants a dynasty?

Sponsored by The Ford Motor Company The Kansas City Royals tied the World Series 1-1 on Wednesday night with a 7-2 win over the San Francisco Giants. While the Royals proved that this year’s Fall Classic won’t be a walkover for the Giants, they are still a long way from knocking off the franchise that has won two of the last four World Series. If Kansas City can’t stop San...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
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Buster Posey, Nine Other Candidates To Become ‘Face Of MLB’ (Photos)

The Buster Posey hype train is reaching new speeds this October. As the San Francisco Giants seek their third World Series title in five seasons, some pundits, including ESPN’s Jayson Stark, are dubbing Posey the new face of Major League Baseball. A popular belief is that someone needs to fill the role vacated by longtime New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter, who retired this season...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

There’s Nothing Salvador Perez Won’t Swing At

In the bottom of the fourth inning of last night’s Game 1, there was a moderately humorous moment when Salvador Perez “struck out” on an 0-2 pitch in the dirt. Buster Posey retrieved the loose ball and tagged Perez for the “out,” all while Perez looked on in amazement, insisting he’d fouled the pitch off. As […]
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Halo Headlines: Scioscia named Sporting News top manager, Angels drafted Buster Posey but never offered a contract

The October 22nd, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Scioscia named Sporting News top manager, Angels drafted Buster Posey but never offered a contract and much more… The Story: The Sporting News named Mike Scioscia the top manager in the AL. The Monkey Says: As voted on by other AL managers, which probably carries more weight than that arcane BBWAA...
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Erin Andrews Was Doing Fine, Then She Spoke

First, Erin Andrews tries to bully Buster Posey’s kid, and now she is making up words that Hunter Pence never said. Is Erin Andrews hot? You betcha. Should she be interviewing athletes after World Series Game 1 victories? Apparently not. Postgame Interview Erin Andrews interviewed San Francisco Giants OF Hunter Pence after the Giants’ Game 1 victory over the Kansas City Royals...
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2014 World Series Game 1: Giants @ Royals

God I hate baseball. This really should be “Dodgers vs. Royals,” but here we are. Everyone here is the biggest Royals’ fan ever because of their opponent. Giants Royals 5:07 p.m. Kansas City, Mo. CF Blanco SS Escobar 2B Panik RF Aoki C Posey CF Cain 3B Sandoval 1B Hosmer RF Pence DH Butler ...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 World Series Preview & Predictions

If I told anybody, that come October the last two teams standing in the MLB would be the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants, they would probably call me crazy. That’s the great thing about baseball though, you should always expect the unexpected. Although we may not have been treated to the closest of series’ so far, one thing that nobody can deny is the quality...
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Giants-Royals: World Series “Tale of the Tape”

With the World Series beginning, it’s time for some analysis. But all due respect to the sabermetrics folks, the Oakland A’s have long-since been eliminated from the postseason. That means the best way to analyze the Giants-Royals matchup is with a good, old-fashioned Tale of the Tape. Get ready to be informed. Big Names Giants: Hunter Pence, Madison Bumgarner, Buster Posey,...
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4 reasons the Giants will win the Series

Photo from CBS SportsConor Frederick (@C_Frederick1016)Contributing WriterThe San Francisco Giants face off against the Kansas City Royals in Game 1 of the World Series tonight at 8:07 on Fox. This match up is an interesting one - you have the upstart Royals with their speed and defense (especially in the outfield) going up against the experience of the Giants, who have 15 players...
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Will KC-SF produce all-time low rating? Fox really needs a 7-game Series

On the one hand, Kansas City is a great story. America loves an underdog, and the small market Royals returning to the World Series fills the bill. Unfortunately, there are plenty of other hands for this year’s World Series. The series features two wildcard teams, neither of which won 90 games. There is a huge vacuum of star power. Kansas City doesn’t have a George Brett to give...
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Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Buster Posey and the San Francisco Giants zipped through the playoffs, Lorenzo Cain and the Kansas City Royals zoomed along. And then, they all got some time off. Almost an eternity, by October standards. When the World Series begins Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium, both teams will deal with a familiar issue this deep in the postseason: Does an extended layoff...
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Pedro Martinez Dives Into MLB ‘Face Of Baseball’ Debate Via Twitter

Buster Posey’s resume is growing. The San Francisco Giants catcher is a two-time MLB All-Star, a National League Rookie of the Year, an MVP, a batting champion and a two-time World Series champion. He might soon win a third ring. And he’s only 27. But is Posey the new “face of baseball” now that New York Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter has retired? ESPN’s Jayson Stark thinks...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Quick Questions for the 2014 World Series

By Tyler Birss 10/20/14 On the eve of the 2014 World Series, many questions concerning this exciting and unpredictable matchup remain. When watching the Fall Classic, here are five questions and potential answers worth keeping in mind. Can Buster Posey contain the Royals’ running game? Posey is one of the better catchers in baseball at […] The post Quick Questions for the 2014...
Via Outside Analysis
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Pedro Martinez Is Upset That Buster Posey Is Called “New Mr. October”

Pedro Martinez found out about this news probably while he was shaving. ESPN’s Baseball Tonight posted this on their Twitter page. Is @BusterPosey baseball's new October star, replacing Derek Jeter? @jaysonst makes a case http://t.co/MGhz3ATetn pic.twitter.com/idlf5EzKHQ — Baseball Tonight (@BBTN) October 19, 2014 As Pedro’s reaction, I was definitely in a bit of shock...
Via Geeks and Cleats
5 days ago  |  Discuss

A tale of two Buster Poseys

There’s no shortage of reasons why the Giants find themselves in the World Series for the third time in five years, really, and you can start anywhere. Maybe that’s Jake Peavy, a disappointment in Boston and now a revelation in San Francisco. Or rookie Joe Panik, filling a hole that was so bad it had […]
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

World Series: Seasoned Giants vs fresh Royals

Alex Gordon, Lorenzo Cain and the go-go-go Kansas City Royals played perfect ball to zip through the playoffs. Plus, they recently flattened Buster Posey and his Giants. So how come this bunch that's rapidly become a fan favorite all across the country isn't the favorite against San Francisco in the World Series? ''When I look at the Royals, I see a team on a terrific...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Erin Andrews To Buster Posey’s Adorable, Upset Son: ‘Get It Together’ (Video)

Buster Posey basked in the national television spotlight Thursday night after leading the San Francisco Giants to the World Series for the third time in five years. That is until his young son, Lee, stole his thunder. The Giants catcher was holding Lee in his arms while being interviewed by FOX’s Erin Andrews after the game. Lee, clearly oblivious to the gravity of the situation...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Erin Andrews Tells Buster Posey’s Crying Kid To “Get It Together” (Video)

Just because today can also be “flashback Friday,” this photo is quite appropriate.  Erin Andrews isn’t scripted; she goes with the flow and is actually quite good at it. During last night’s events, she was interviewing Buster Posey and his son, Lee, was crying. Erin Andrews kept it real. She said, “You’re going to the World Series. I need you to get it together here...
Via Geeks and Cleats
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Erin Andrews Tells Buster Posey’s Crying Kid To “Get It Together” (Video)

Erin Andrews is used to thinking on her feet when random situations are thrown her way. She proved to keep her cool when Richard Sherman stole her mic and put the kibosh on the 49ers. So when Buster Posey’s crying son came her way following the Giants clinching a spot in the World Series, she keep it blunt. There’s no crying in baseball via BigLead
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Buster Posey’s Wife, Steve Levy At House Party & Kurkjian Partying W/Royals

  Patriots Playoff Probability Pending an injury to Tom, I’m going out on a limb right now and putting the Patriots into the...
Via Busted Coverage
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Buster Posey’s Son Swoops In On Postgame Interview With Erin Andrews

Buster Posey's cute young son swooped in and took over his dad's postgame interview with Erin Andrews after the Giants won the pennant.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Buster Posey’s adorable baby son steals show during interview (Video)

Buster Posey’s adorable baby son stole the show during the postgame interviews after the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 Thursday with a walk-off 3-run home run by Travis Ishikawa that sent the team to the World Series. Posey was invited to the podium to conduct an interview with FOX Sports’ Erin...Read More
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9 days ago  |  Discuss
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