Among the standouts at Games 1 and 2 of the World Series was a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate.
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Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon has exercised an opt-out clause in his contract and is leaving the team immediately.
Hunter Strickland apologized Thursday for the way he handled himself in Game 2 of the World Series after allowing yet another postseason home run.
A five-run, sixth-inning rally led the Kansas City Royals to a 7-2 victory over the Giants on Wednesday in Game 2 of the World Series, offsetting San Francisco’s 7-1 win in the opener. Here are five things we know about the World Series as it switches to San Francisco for Game 3 on Friday.
Bogus World Series tickets worth tens of thousands of dollars, as well as counterfeit panties and other merchandise have been seized, federal authorities said Wednesday.
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 the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece.
A World Series opener involving the San Francisco Giants set a record low TV rating for the second time in three seasons.
Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals’ perfect postseason roll.
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The Fall Classic is one serious series of moneyball, but it doesn’t come without its expenses. While neither host city will ever spend more than it earns, they stand to incur plenty of costs that can greatly impact revenues.
It’s a World Series missing star power, but not without an ace. Madison Bumgarner, a country strong left-hander, is the San Francisco Giants’ best shot at spoiling a Cinderella story.
The Royals eschewed power to build a talented young team around speed, pitching and defense. In the first eight games of the postseason, the Royals have put that winning formula on display by sweeping aside three opponents.
The popular song “Royals” by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals. Two San Francisco radio stations say they won’t play the song during the duration of the World Series.
Here it is, the middle of October, and there’s no baseball today. This is what baseball fans get when the Royals — the Royals?! — and Giants take care of business early, albeit in the most dramatic of fashions.
The new president of baseball operations for the Los Angeles Dodgers plans to hire a new general manager and retain Don Mattingly as manager.
Boosted by their strong results on replay challenges this season, several umpires will get to work the World Series for the first time.
Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.
The new manager for the Texas Rangers will be Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister. The Dallas Morning News reported that Banister, who lives near Houston, will be named manager sometime Thursday afternoon.
Buster Posey drove in three runs and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of some clunky defense by St. Louis first baseman Matt Adams, beating the Cardinals 6-4 on Wednesday night to move within one victory of the World Series.
With more dominant defense, an opportunistic offense that plated two runs in the first inning and a bullpen that shut down the Baltimore Orioles once again, Greg Holland and the Kansas City Royals wrapped up a sweep of the AL Championship Series with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday.
Kansas City Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie issued an apology via Twitter Tuesday night for the T-shirt he wore following the Royals’ 2-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles.
Billy Butler drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, and the Royals’ bullpen shut down the Baltimore Orioles the rest of the way for a 2-1 victory Tuesday night that gave Kansas City a commanding 3-0 lead in the AL Championship Series.
The San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on a wild throw in the 10th inning on Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven National League Championship Series.
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