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  • World Series: Royals win Game 2 to even series with Giants

    World Series: Royals win Game 2 to even series with Giants
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Salvador Perez hit a two-run double and Omar Infante belted a two-run homer in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals defeated the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece....
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 10/22 log (updated Wednesday PM with tennis pairings)

    4 a.m.    Tennis: WTA Championships round robin.--Tennis Ch. 7:30 a.m.    Tennis: WTA Championships round robin.--Tennis Ch. 11 a.m.    Tennis: Men’s Basel early rounds.--Tennis Ch. 1:30 p.m.    Highlights: Sports Report.--Cox 11 2:30 p.m.   ...
  • Royals lean on power surge in 7-2 win over Giants in Game 2

    The manager walked to the mound to remove the pitcher. An umpire escorted the pitcher back to the dugout. That was the lingering image of a weird confrontation during Game 2 of the World Series. The Kansas City Royals had just awakened themselves from...
  • Royals wake up in Game 2 and Giants take offense

     Royals wake up in Game 2 and Giants take offense
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When Giants reliever Hunter Strickland began jawing at catcher Salvador Perez in the sixth inning of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night, the Royals knew they finally had arrived. Up until then, they were just the...
  • Giants' Jake Peavy, Angels' Josh Hamilton are emotional contrasts

    Giants' Jake Peavy, Angels' Josh Hamilton are emotional contrasts
    San Francisco Giants right-hander Jake Peavy, who will start Game 2 of the World Series against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night, has always been a pitcher who wears his heart on his sleeve … and his cap, his jersey, his pants and his...
  • Dodgers prove once again money isn't everything

     Dodgers prove once again money isn't everything
    While the Dodgers were adding one of those new-age, rock-star executives to their front office last week, naming Rays general manager Andrew Friedman their new president of baseball operations, the archrival Giants were busy winning their third pennant in...
  • Giants' blueprint for success isn't easily deciphered

    The Kansas City Royals might have skipped the World Series for three decades, but they have an identity now. Ladies and gentlemen, the Royals Way: a lockdown bullpen, suffocating defense and speed to kill. The Oakland Athletics have a way, the zig-when-...
  • Jake Peavy's mound antics proof he cares

     Jake Peavy's mound antics proof he cares
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Giants Game 2 starter Jake Peavy considers himself a "laid-back" guy, saying he prefers kicking back during the winter "and letting life come to me. " But that doesn't mesh with the Peavy who talks to himself and gets a bit...
  • How the Cubs can rebuild their roster

    As anyone who has been to Wrigley Field in the past five years can attest, the ballpark isn't the only thing the Cubs own that needs a radical makeover. The club has constructed a plan to improve the stadium. But Wrigley is a live entertainment venue...
  • Former Kutztown, IronPigs pitcher Ryan Vogelsong defies odds to reach World Series

    Former Kutztown, IronPigs pitcher Ryan Vogelsong defies odds to reach World Series
    Throughout the major league playoffs this season the Kansas City Royals have become known as a team of destiny. Despite failing to go .500 over the last month of the season, they hung on to a wild card spot and sneaked into the American League...
  • NLCS notes: Travis Ishikawa in a fog after his big blast to win Game 5

    As Travis Ishikawa circled the bases — levitated, really — after hitting the home run that sent the San Francisco Giants to the World Series, he saw a teammate approaching him. Ishikawa was rounding second base and heading for third, and all...