Bumgarner a throwback to pre-pitch count era

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Madison Bumgarner is a throwback to the days before pampering and pitch counts....

Royals' season ends 90 feet short in World Series

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The roars from the field had died away. Kauffman Stadium had fallen silent for the first time all night. In the Royals' clubhouse, Alex Gordon had finally peeled off his dirt-stained jersey....

Column: Bumgarner great, but Bochy good, too

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The easiest decision Bruce Bochy had all night was when to put Madison Bumgarner in the game....

New dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 years

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Bruce Bochy is crazy superstitious. It's a little-known fact about the unflappable San Francisco Giants manager....

Giants ace Bumgarner wins World Series MVP

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Madison Bumgarner was limbering up at Kauffman Stadium this week, getting loose with his San Francisco teammates near the dugout, when Tim Hudson and Michael Morse sneaked up from behind and ruffled the pitcher's long, scraggly locks....

Bumgarner, Giants beat KC 3-2 to win World Series

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A giant, indeed....

Pence, Panda celebrate another World Series crown

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Hunter Pence herded his teammates into the center of a clubhouse that was ready to pop. As the Giants hollered and hugged, he kept asking: "Is everybody here? Is everybody here?"...

Bumgarner, Giants beat Royals 3-2 to win Series

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Madison Bumgarner closes it out and the San Francisco Giants hold off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in Game 7 for their third World Series title in five years....

Opera star falls after singing anthem at Series

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Oops, another national anthem stumble at the World Series....

Game 7 of World Series: 'A gift for everyone'

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In Kansas City, Game 7 of the World Series conjures up memories of Bret Saberhagen's brilliance, a St. Louis meltdown and the only Royals championship in 1985....