• This Date in Baseball - 10/24/2014 09:05 PM PDT
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    Postgame notes: Bochy sticks with Vogelsong for Game 4

    Plus: A lefty gets to Lopez; Pagan says he feels no pain 
    World Series: Giants-Royals Game 4 pregame live chat, Saturday, 11 a.m.
    Join our Marcus Thompson for a World Series pregame live chat Saturday at 11 a.m. as we get ready for Game 4 Saturday night. 

    Purdy: Giants are now the underdog
    Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost uses his bullpen to fullest advantage in subduing the San Francisco Giants in the all-important third game of the World Series.

    World Series: Giants lose Game 3 to Royals
    San Francisco Giants lose 3-2 to Kansas City Royals, who take 2-1 Series lead 

    World Series: Buster Posey remains confident in Giants and himself, despite his .154 average in World Series
    San Francisco Giants' best hitter drove in a run Friday, but he was 0 for 4 and still doesn't have an extra-base hit in the postseason. 

    San Francisco Giants' Tim Hudson makes his first World Series start, and it's a mixed bag
    Tim Hudson becomes the second-oldest pitcher in baseball history to make his World Series debut. 

    Thompson: Madison Bumgarner should start Game 4 for San Fancisco Giants
    These Royals appear to be on the path to end a magical run with a World Series ring and need to be derailed -- if the Giants are to win their third title in five years. Bumgarner is the best bet to pull that off.

    Giants will start Ryan Vogelsong in Game 4 of World Series
    Manager Bruce Bochy had considered bringing back ace Madison Bumgarner on three days' rest 

    Kansas City's Ned Yost goes against the book to beat Giants
    Royals manager Ned Yost stuck with Kelvin Herrera to face San Francisco's Pablo Sandoval instead of going with the numbers and bringing in Brandon Finnegan in key moment in sixth inning and the move sealed Game 3 for Kansas City. 

    World Series sights and sounds: Rocker Huey Lewis sings the praises of Giants Hall of Famer Willie Mays
    Little League World Series U.S. champs Jackie Robinson West of Chicago headed to San Francisco for Game 3 between the Giants and Kansas City Royals 

    World Series: Could Bumgarner replace Vogelsong in Game 4?
    San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy hasn't ruled out starting Madison Bumgarner in Game 4, which would also make him available if a Game 7 is necessary. 

    World Series: Giants steaming over McCovey Cove naming rights hoax
    San Francisco Giants great Willie McCovey among many who called team to find about about a naming rights hoax at McCovey Cove that occurred in hours leading up to Game 3 of World Series 

    Live World Series Game 3 updates: Giants still trailing Royals
    Follow the live action in Game 3 of the World Series.


    World Series Game 3: Social media reaction
    Around Northern California, fans of both teams waited to see which team could take a 2-1 series lead Friday evening at San Francisco's AT&T Park 

    Live updates: Giants vs. Royals in World Series Game 4, Saturday, 5 p.m.
    Follow the live action Saturday in Game 4 of the World Series beginning at 5 p.m. Click here if viewing on a mobile device 

    Giants' old home, Seals Stadium, now largely forgotten
    Even as World Series fever sweeps the Bay Area, the Giants' original San Francisco home of Seals Stadium is largely forgotten and today is a shopping center featuring a Safeway grocery store and Office Depot. 

    What's Buster Posey's best trait as a catcher?
    Here's what his pitchers had to say 

    Giants: Coveted players' tickets in World Series go to 'those who love us along the way.'
    Everybody who is anybody is clamoring for a ticket to see the San Francisco Giants' latest World Series title run against the Kansas City Royals, but these are the A-listers, the wives who believed in them during Single-A ball, the parents who drove them to Babe Ruth games and batting cages and brothers who shared bedrooms when they were little. Of course, everybody is calling -- but you have to be pretty special to sit in Section 119.

    World Series: Tim Lincecum might be able to pitch in Game 3
    Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum left Game 2 of the World Series against the Kansas City Royals with a stiff back, but it felt better Thursday and San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy is hopeful Lincecum will be ready Friday night. 

    Thompson: Giants have little reason to worry
    The San Francisco Giants earned a split of first two World Series games and are in the driver's seat entering Game 3 against the Kansas City Royals.

    World Series wait over for Giants' Hudson, Royals' Guthrie
    Two men with over a decade in the big leagues will pitch in the World Series for the first time Friday when the San Francisco Giants' Tim Hudson meets the Kansas City Royals' Jeremy Guthrie.

    Beaten Giants fan Bryan Stow shows progress
    Former paramedic still uses a walker, but cracks jokes, bumps fists 

    Game 3 pregame live chat, Friday at 11 a.m.
    Join our Mark Purdy for a World Series pregame live chat. 

    What got into Hunter Strickland?
    Strickland jawed at -- then appeared to challenge -- Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez after Omar Infante's sixth-inning home run in World Series Game 2. 

    World Series: Buster Posey and the art of catching
    From Tim Hudson to Tim Lincecum to Jake Peavy and Sergio Romo, the San Francisco Giants pitchers sound off on MVP catcher Buster Posey 

    Kawakami: San Francisco Giants and the mystery of the even-numbered year
    How the San Francisco Giants, managed by Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy, have reached the World Series in 2010, 2012 and 2014 and the impact of those off-years 

    World Series: Yost's journey to Kansas City took root in East Bay
    Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost was once told by Chabot coach Gene Wellman that he would never make it in the big leagues. 

    Hudson's long journey finally leads to World Series
    It's getting a little tiresome for the three Hudson children. Nearly every day in hotel rooms on the road this week, Giants' starting pitcher Tim Hudson will ask them, 'You realize we're in the World Series, right?' 

    Hunter Strickland's mom has his back
    San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Hunter Strickland, the goat of Game 2 of the World Series against Kansas City Royals, has big support back home. 

    (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
    'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled

    TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.