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Royals beat Giants for 2-1 World Series lead

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SAN FRANCISCO — Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning, Lorenzo Cain drove in an early run off Tim Hudson and made a pair of nifty catches, and the Kansas City Royals beat...

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Royals beats Giants, even World Series 1-all

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and...


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Bumgarner, Pence lead Giants over Royals

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


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Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in...


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Ishikawa's 3-run HR sends Giants to World Series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Call it the Shot That Shook the Bay. Travis Ishikawa hit the first homer to end an NL Championship Series, a three-run shot that gave...


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Giants beat Cardinals 6-4, move 1 win from Series

SAN FRANCISCO — Buster Posey and the Giants already know how to win in October — even without all this help from the St. Louis Cardinals. Strange as it...


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Royals complete sweep of Orioles, head to World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As the fireworks exploded overheard, they converged in a mob near the mound: youth, inexperience, joy and exuberance. They bounced together...


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Wainwright struggles as Cards lose 3-0 to Giants

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Cardinals and their fans have to be wondering what’s wrong with the staff ace. Adam Wainwright, who won 20 games this season...


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Giants top Nationals, return to NLCS vs Cards

SAN FRANCISCO — Joe Panik scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning on Aaron Barrett’s bases-loaded wild pitch, and the San Francisco Giants beat...


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