A look at the best-of-seven World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals:
While many people know about the Giants, they are no rookie when it comes to the World Series having won two in the last four years, little is known about the Kansas City Royals. Here are five fun facts about America’s newest favorite team.
Baseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job. The Giants, Cardinals, Orioles and Royals aren’t considered members of the monetary aristocracy, at least not at the level of the Yankees, Red Sox, and Dodgers.
Here are five things learned from the Kansas City Royals postseason run that has culminated in the team’s first trip to the World Series since 1985:
With more dominant defense, an opportunistic offense that plated two runs in the first inning and a bullpen that shut down the Baltimore Orioles once again, Greg Holland and the Kansas City Royals wrapped up a sweep of the AL Championship Series with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday.
Indians great Sam McDowell, one of the greatest power pitchers ever, joined Baskin & Phelps Wednesday to discuss his alcoholism and being thrown out of baseball at the peak of his career, how baseball fans and pitchers have changed over the years, and more.
Bench coach Tim Bogar, the Rangers’ interim manager for the final 22 games after Ron Washington’s sudden resignation, is among three finalists for the Texas manager’s job.
TribeFest is returning to Progressive Field for a third consecutive year. On Tuesday, the Cleveland Indians announced dates for the club’s third annual installment of the fan favorite experience.
Jensen Lewis on Royals Potentially Winning the World Series: “I’ve Liked Them Since the Beginning of the Playoffs”
Jensen Lewis talks about the Browns’ win over the Steelers and Brian Hoyer’s level of play, the favorites in both the ALCS and NLCS after the start to both series over the weekend, his prediction to win it all and Mark Shapiro’s comments about the Indians’ offseason plan…
Following another successful road show, the Royals are heading back to Kansas City with momentum and history on their side in the AL Championship Series.