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Bruce Bochy, Dave Righetti have discussed using Madison Bumgarner on short rest if Giants lose Game 3

Giants manager Bruce Bochy and pitching coach Dave Righetti have discussed using Madison Bumgarner on short rest if the Giants lose Game 3 of the World Series against the Royals, … 101 more words

Giant Series, Royal Deadlock

After the Giants won game one of the World Series 7-1 the Royals flipped the script by winning game two 7-2. In what was essentially a must win game, Ned Yost was able to pull the right strings to knot the series up and prevent a near impossible hole to have to climb out of. 424 more words

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Royals' World Series rotation: Shields, Ventura, Guthrie, Vargas

Making official what was expected, manager Ned Yost announced the Royals’ rotation for the World Series.

Game 1: James Shields
Game 2: Yordano Ventura
Game 3: Jeremy Guthrie… 53 more words

James Shields was in "excruciating pain" and passed a kidney stone during the ALCS

Royals manager Ned Yost chose Jason Vargas over James Shields to start Game 4 of the ALCS and now we know one factor that played into the decision: Shields was busy passing a kidney stone. 67 more words

Tim Hudson was going to the World Series no matter what

Back when Tim Hudson signed with the Giants this offseason the common belief was that he turned down an offer to reunite with the A’s to do so. 127 more words

Dutchies in the MLB playoffs: ALCS game 4


The playoff adventure of Jonathan Schoop and the Baltimore Orioles has ended. The Royals brought out the brooms.

The Royals took off full speed in the first inning when they put runners on third (Alcides Escobar) and second (Nori Aoki). 155 more words

Major Leagues

A Royal Sweep

The Kansas City Royals are in the World Series for the first time in 29 years.  They remain undefeated in post season as they edged the Baltimore Orioles, 2-1 on Wednesday afternoon at Kaufmann Stadium in Kansas City.   91 more words