World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner threw five scoreless innings of relief, and Michael Morse drove in the game-winning run with a bloop single as the San Francisco Giants beat the Royals, 3-2, in Game 7 of the 2014 World Series in Kansas City on Wednesday night.
The long baseball season comes to an end tonight with the seventh and deciding game of the World Series. The homestanding Kansas City Royals forced the seventh game with a 10-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants last night.
The 2014 baseball season could come to an end tonight. If the Giants beat the Royals in Kansas City in the sixth game of the World Series, San Francisco will have its third World Series championship in five years.
Madison Bumgarner was on top of his game, James Shields was not, and the San Francisco Giants cruised to an easy victory over the Royals in Game 1 of the "wild card" World Series in Kansas City.
Game 1 of the World Series is tonight with San Francisco at Kansas City. Madison Bumgarner gets the call for the Giants, who are trying to become the first National League team to win three World Series titles in a five-year span since the St. Louis Cardinals of 1942-46.
The Cinderella story of the Kansas City Royals meets the biennial excellence of the San Francisco Giants in the 2014 World Series beginning on Tuesday in Kansas City. Here's a preview of what to expect in this year's edition of the Fall Classic:
Eric Hosmer's first-inning ground ball produced two runs, and the Royals completed a four-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 2-1 victory in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series in Kansas City on Wednesday afternoon.