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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....

Royals' Cain, Holland learning about fatherhood
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Lorenzo Cain is learning that he doesn't get a reprieve from diaper duty just to play in some silly baseball games. He's also learning that changing diapers is harder than it looks....

Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- 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 the head....

World Series: How the Giants and Royals match up
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A position-by-position look at the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals going into the World Series, starting Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium:...

Bumgarner against Shields in World Series opener
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A six-pack won't be enough for Madison Bumgarner if the San Francisco Giants win the World Series....

Yearwood, Santana to perform at World Series
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Trisha Yearwood and Carlos Santana are among the musicians set to perform the national anthem during the World Series....

Royals, fans bond over improbable postseason run
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the Kansas City Royals to a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels, had drifted away into the cool night air....

Finnegan learns fast: from school to World Series
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Betty Finnegan made the 5 1/2-hour drive from Fort Worth, Texas, with a friend Aug. 31 to watch the last two games of the season for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals. Her 21-year-old son was finishing his first summer as a professional baseball player on the Double-A team after helping pitch TCU into the College World Series....

Giants rely on core of 4 relievers
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The San Francisco Giants have their own version of the Core Four that has fueled their recent October dominance....



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