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Splash shots still define Giants' ballpark
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Imagine if big league boppers rarely dented the Green Monster at Fenway Park. Or hardly ever hit drives onto Waveland Avenue at Wrigley Field. Or never came close to the B&O Warehouse at Camden Yards....

Sweet dreams: Sleep expert helps Giants in October
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Some extra postseason pillow time has Brandon Crawford and the San Francisco Giants dreaming about another World Series championship....

Finnegan passes test, Royals stop Giants in Game 3
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Summoned in a tough spot, Royals rookie Brandon Finnegan trotted in from the bullpen, threw his warmup pitches and then did something curious....

Vargas to take on Vogelsong in Game 4 of Series
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Even though Jason Vargas will be making his World Series debut for Kansas City in Game 4, the Fall Classic atmosphere in San Francisco will not be foreign to him....

Back in the Bay Area, Guthrie gets Series win
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Jeremy Guthrie walked onto the field in the middle of the first inning, got behind the mound and saw what he described as a "sea of orange."...

Finnegan passes big test, helps Royals win Game 3
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Brandon Finnegan passed his biggest test yet....

Hudson's long-awaited Series debut ends in loss
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- After the long wait to finally get to the World Series, it was the first pitch of the game that helped put Tim Hudson in a hole San Francisco could never overcome....

This Date in Baseball
Compiled by PAUL MONTELLA...

Royals juggle lineup, beat Giants 3-2 in Game 3
Greg Holland closes it out with a 1-2-3 ninth inning and the Royals lead 2-1 in the World Series. Game 4 is Saturday night from San Francisco....

Perfumed Perez making good scents for Royals
AP Photo
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Salvador Perez is a player who doesn't want to make a stink....



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