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World Series rating for opener drops to low
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A World Series opener involving the San Francisco Giants set a record low TV rating for the second time in three seasons....

From Mexico to the World Series, Petit shines
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Yusmeiro Petit was running out of choices. His major league career had hit rock bottom and was heading nowhere....

'85 World Series Royals relishing playoff run
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Bret Saberhagen was just 21 years old when the Kansas City Royals were last in the World Series. He pitched a Game 7 shutout to beat the St. Louis Cardinals....

Bumgarner, Giants top Royals 7-1 in Series opener
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Win or lose, Jake Peavy is a treat to watch when he pitches....

Pence shakes up Royals with homer in Series opener
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Hunter Pence most definitely found the right place....

Tight crew of Royals routed in World Series
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals had adopted the scrappy, intense attitude of Royals starter James Shields during their thrilling postseason run. They followed his cue on Tuesday night, too....

Giants rout Royals 7-1 in World Series opener
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Madison Bumgarner goes eight innings, and rookie Hunter Strickland closes it out in the ninth for San Francisco....

Game 2 starters Ventura, Peavy study in contrasts
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The starting pitchers for Game 2 of the World Series are a study in contrasts....

Hats off! Royals get old-timey with tip o' the hat
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Nobody seems to know when the tradition of doffing a hat began, though most historians date the practice to the days when bowlers and boaters were in vogue....

Buster's back: Posey tries to add 3rd Series ring
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Buster Posey seemed almost embarrassed....



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