Kansas City Royals
Very few 21-year-old athletes have been on more of a rollercoaster in the past year than Royals pitcher Brandon Finnegan. He became the first player to pitch in the College World Series and MLB World Series in the same year.
Francisco Liriano cites that the big reason he came back to the Pirates wasn’t exactly because of money – though the Pirates did what turned out to be a bidding war – he re-signed with the Bucs because, as he put it, “It’s like family here and we have a chance to win not only this year but for the next few years.”
Let’s take a look at five events in sports over the last year more surprising than Beck’s shocking GRAMMYs Album of the Year win.
According to CBSSports.com Baseball Writer Jon Heyman, former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Edinson Volquez has a two-year deal worth $20 million in place with the Kansas City Royals.
Pitcher Madison Bumgarner carried the San Francisco Giants to a third World Series win in 5 seasons. The Kansas City Royals fall just short.
Madison Bumgarner carried the Giants to World Series victory over the Royals in Game 7. Here are 5 things you missed.
Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.
The San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals take the World Series to Game 7. Strong Royals pitching will win a close one for KC.
The Royals scored 10 runs to shut out the Giants in World Series Game 6. Here are 5 things you missed.
The Giants have a larger payroll than the Royals… by a lot. They also have the 3-2 World Series edge, and way more pressure to win.
Giants lead the World Series 3-2 on Bumgarner’s masterful outing. But for the Royals, returning to Kansas City could help them win out.
The Giants’ Madison Bumgarner pitched a complete-game shutout in World Series Game 5 to put the Royals down 3-2. Here are 5 things you missed.
The Giants rolled over the Royals in World Series Game 4. A Bumgarner-Shields pitching matchup in Game 5 points to another Giants win.
The Giants romped the Royals in World Series Game 4, which saw the teams combine for 15 runs and 28 hits. Here are 5 things you missed.
Game 3 was pivotal in the World Series. And the Kansas City Royals’ win forces the San Francisco Giants to play from behind in Game 4.