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Looking Back at The Giants Improbable Season

They’ve done it again. The Giants are World Series Champions again. For the third time in five years, Bruce Bochy and crew hoisted that trophy as kings of the baseball world. And of all the championships, this year was probably the most improbable. San Francisco shot out of spring training and into first place, holding the best record in baseball for the first two months. Newest...
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Thursday Links: A Giant Dynasty

Major League Baseball crowned a new champion on Wednesday night, as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of the World Series. After being shutout in game six of the series, the Giants offense started clicking in the early stages of game 7. San Francisco loaded the bases with nobody out in the second inning, and then scored two runs on the strength of...
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Bullpen Appreciation for Game 7

Credit: AP/Eric Risberg Game 7 of the World Series was a marvelous display of bullpen efficiency. When the final out was recorded, the Kansas City Royals’ bullpen logged 5.2 scoreless innings, while the San Francisco Giants’ group of relievers completed 7.1 shutout frames. As a fan fascinated by the role of relievers, Game 7 was mesmerizing to watch. Here’s a recap of what...
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Not Quite Royalty, Giants Reign

Thanks to quite possibly the greatest post-season by a single pitcher in baseball history, the Giants have won their third World Series in the past five years. The MVP, Madison Bumgarner pitched in three of the seven games, throwing 21 innings and allowing just a single run. When he finished Tim Hudson’s game seven start, he earned the final win of the series, giving him credit...
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Giants win third World Series in five years

The trophy is heading back to the Bay Area once again. The San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in a thrilling Game 7 to win the World Series, their third title in the last five years. Madison Bumgarner won the World Series MVP award and got the save on Wednesday night after tossing five scoreless innings in relief. San Francisco got on the board in the second inning...
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Giants win third World Series in five years

The trophy is heading back to the Bay Area once again. The San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in a thrilling Game 7 to win the World Series, their third title in the last five years. Madison Bumgarner won the World Series MVP award and got the save on Wednesday night after tossing five scoreless innings in relief. San Francisco got on the board in the second inning...
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Storylines: Bumgarner, Giants close out Royals to win title

Top Stories The Giants outlasted the Royals on Wednesday night to win Game 7 of the World Series, 3-2. The game got off to a quick start as both teams put up a two spot in the second inning and the starting pitchers were chased from the game very early. Giants manager Bruce Bochy pulled starter Tim Hudson in the second inning and went right to his top left-handed reliever Jeremy...
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Giants' Bumgarner wins World Series MVP after Game 7 heroics

  Madison Bumgarner was limbering up at Kauffman Stadium this week, getting loose with his San Francisco teammates near the dugout, when Tim Hudson and Michael Morse sneaked up from behind and playfully ruffled the pitcher's long, scraggly locks. That was way too hairy for Bumgarner. He quickly spun and playfully sparred with his pals. They were about only ones who could touch...
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Giants ace Bumgarner wins World Series MVP

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Madison Bumgarner was limbering up at Kauffman Stadium this week, getting loose with his San Francisco teammates near the dugout, when Tim Hudson and Michael Morse sneaked up from behind and playfully ruffled the pitcher's long, scraggly locks. That was way too hairy for Bumgarner. He quickly spun and playfully sparred with his pals. They were about only...
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Bumgarner and the Giants win World Series

Madison Bumgarner. The 25-year-old Giants’ ace can now be also called World Series MVP. Bumgarner completed a World Series performance that might be the finest by a Giant in the club history joined this Wednesday night. He won his third game of the Series, along with his victories in Games 1 and 5 with five shutout innings of relief in Game 7 to help the San Francisco Giants...
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World Series: Bumgarner Pitches Giants to 3rd Title in 5 Years

The San Francisco Giants have won the World Series for the 3rd time in 5 years. With 2 outs in the bottom of the 9th inning, Alex Gordon tripled, but Salavador Perez proceeded to pop out to Pablo Sandoval to end it. After Tim Hudson gave up 2 runs in 1.2 innings, Jeremy Affeldt pitched 2.1 scoreless innings, and Madison Bumgarner shut the Royals down the rest of the way. In this...
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Giants, Royals tied thru 3 in World Series Game 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) San Francisco starter Tim Hudson got pulled right away as manager Bruce Bochy took no chances in Game 7 of the World Series, and the Giants and Kansas City Royals were tied 2-2 after three innings Wednesday night. After a Series full of lopsided results, this shaped as something much more tight and tense. Looming from the start, too: The possibility the Giants...
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World Series Thread: Giants vs. Royals, 8:00 PM (Game 7)

San Francisco Giants vs. Kansas City Royals Wednesday 10/29, 8:00 PM ET at Kauffman Stadium Tim Hudson (0-1, 4.76) vs. Jeremy Guthrie (1-0, 3.60) This is it, winner takes all… Hudson’s home-road splits are odd — and not entirely unfavorable for the Giants, since he’ll be pitching in K.C. Hudson was 5-5 at home and 4-8 on the road during the regular season. Yet he compiled...
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What Tim Hudson Would Do For a Ring

With Robb Nen hanging out at AT&T park, throwing out first pitches and reminding everyone what extreme dedication to the team looks like, it seemed like an obvious question to ask Game Seven starter Tim Hudson: Would you trade your arm for a ring? After all, any Giants fan remembers how Nen put everything he […]
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Four key players for Game 7 of the World Series

Credit: AP/Andy Clayton-King The Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants will play tonight in Game 7 of the World Series, capping off the MLB season with one final showing of drama. Any role player can be a hero, any star can emerge as a goat. Here are four key players capable of shaping who wins the World Series. Salvador Perez Perez’s ability to handle pitchers will play...
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Daily Facepalm 10.29.14 – Game 7 looms

Following a 10-0 beatdown from the BABIP gods, the Giants and Royals play game 7 tonight. I’ve been surprised by how much I’ve enjoyed this world series, considering I have essentially no opinion on any player on either side and am mostly rooting for the Giants due to my dislike of Ned Yost and the inevitable barrage of articles about small ball. Tim Hudson gets the start tonight...
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Royals rout Giants 10-0, Series goes to Game 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Madison Bumgarner is ready to pitch in for Game 7. The biggest World Series ace of all plans to be in the bullpen Wednesday night, just in case the San Francisco Giants need him against the Kansas City Royals for an out or two. Or possibly a few more. Asked how many pitches he could throw in relief, MadBum tossed out a playful estimate: ''I said maybe...
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Confident Royals head into Game 7 ready to make history

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After long waits to make their World Series debuts, Royals veteran Jeremy Guthrie and Giants counterpart Tim Hudson will get one more opportunity Wednesday night. This time, they'll have everything on the line. Guthrie, who had never pitched in the postseason before this year, will be on the mound for Kansas City in Game 7. He will once again be going against...
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Giants-Royals Preview

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - After long waits to make their World Series debuts, Royals veteran Jeremy Guthrie and Giants counterpart Tim Hudson will get one more opportunity Wednesday night. This time, they'll have everything on the line. Guthrie, who had never pitched in the postseason before this year, will be on the mound for Kansas City in Game 7. He will once again be going...
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Royals Crush Giants 10-0, Force Decisive Game 7 In World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single, and Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop Brandon Crawford in a seven-run second inning as the Kansas City Royals battered the San Francisco Giants 10-0 on Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the World Series. Pitching with the initials of late St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras on his cap...
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Royals RHP Guthrie vs Giants RHP Hudson in Game 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) After long waits to make their World Series debuts, Royals veteran Jeremy Guthrie and Giants counterpart Tim Hudson will get one more opportunity Wednesday night. This time, they'll have everything on the line. Guthrie, who had never pitched in the postseason before this year, will be on the mound for Kansas City in Game 7. He will once again be going against...
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Royals rout Giants, 10-0, to force Game 7 in Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single and Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop in a seven-run second inning as the Kansas City Royals battered the San Francisco Giants, 10-0, Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the World Series. Pitching with the initials of late St. Louis outfielder Oscar Taveras on his cap, 23-year-old rookie Yordano Ventura...
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Morning Grind: What Do The Royals Have That We Don’t?

Rise and Grind everyone. This morning’s get up and go post comes from you. Again. I liked where this exchange started and where it was headed. MyasDaddy: I still look at both of these teams and I am not impressed. What’s missing from us that they have? I just don’t get it. LMazz13: It’s not what those teams have, it’s what they don’t have. The Wilpons. coyote521 Everything...
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World Series 2014: Guthrie and the Royals take a 2-1 lead

The Kansas City Royals took control of the 2014 World Series on Friday night, as they took a 3-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants in Game 3 at AT&T Park. The Royals took a 1-0 lead right out of the gates, courtesy of a RBI ground-out from Lorenzo Cain in the top of the first. Neither Jeremy Guthrie nor Tim Hudson allowed a run through five innings after that. In...
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Frank Thomas – the cheeriest personality in sports television?

Baseball Hall of Famer Frank Thomas has done a pretty decent job in his first year as an MLB analyst for Fox Sports 1. But I’ve noticed something about Thomas in his retirement that I never noticed during his pro career – the man is full of smiles and seems incredibly joyful. It seems like every one of his tweets has multiple exclamation points in it. Check out this small sampling...
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