World Series

Jeff Chiu/AP File photoGiants GM Brian Sabean continues to build a winning team in San Francisco.

Results are all that Giants GM Brian Sabean is concerned with

The visual of Giants general manager Brian Sabean breaking down in his…

Jeff Chiu/AP File photoGiants GM Brian Sabean continues to build a winning team in San Francisco.
Matt Slocum/APThe Royals look on from the dugout as the Giants celebrating winning the World Series championship.

Royals' dream season ends with Game 7 loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals took their dream season…

Matt Slocum/APThe Royals look on from the dugout as the Giants celebrating winning the World Series championship.
MIKE KOOZMIN/THE S.F. EXAMINERFans watch Game 6 of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals on the big screen set up in Civic Center Plaza on Tuesday.

Civic Center Plaza will host World Series Game 7 viewing tonight

This evening's winner-take-all World Series Game 7 will be broadcast live at…

MIKE KOOZMIN/THE S.F. EXAMINERFans watch Game 6 of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals on the big screen set up in Civic Center Plaza on Tuesday.
Charlie Neibergall/AP file photoJack Morris made his legend by pitching 10 shutout innings for the Twins in the 1991 World Series against the Braves.

Game 7 of World Series: 'A gift for everyone'

In Kansas City, Game 7 of the World Series conjures up memories…

Charlie Neibergall/AP file photoJack Morris made his legend by pitching 10 shutout innings for the Twins in the 1991 World Series against the Braves.
AP Photo/Matt SlocumSan Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner winds up to pitch during the second inning of Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Sunday

Giants ace Bumgarner ready for Game 7 if needed

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Madison Bumgarner is ready to pitch in for…

AP Photo/Matt SlocumSan Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner winds up to pitch during the second inning of Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Sunday
David J. Phillip/APGiants catcher Buster Posey looks on from the dugout after the Royals took a big lead early.

Giants crushed by Royals, setting up dramatic Game 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jake Peavy and the Giants hoped Game 6…

David J. Phillip/APGiants catcher Buster Posey looks on from the dugout after the Royals took a big lead early.
Jeff Chiu/AP file photoJuan Perez

Giants go with Perez in left field over Ishikawa for Game 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The San Francisco Giants opted for Juan Perez…

Jeff Chiu/AP file photoJuan Perez
David J. Phillip/APRoyals pitcher Yordano Ventura paid tribute to late Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras with an inscription on his hat Tuesday.

Royals' Ventura pays tribute to friend with gem

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Yordano Ventura honored his close friend Oscar Tavares…

David J. Phillip/APRoyals pitcher Yordano Ventura paid tribute to late Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras with an inscription on his hat Tuesday.
Jeff Roberson/APBud Selig is retiring as Major Leageue Baseball's commissioner.

Selig's imprint seen in Game 7 of World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For his final game as baseball commissioner, Bud…

Jeff Roberson/APBud Selig is retiring as Major Leageue Baseball's commissioner.
David J. Phillip/APMadison Bumgarner

Bumgarner’s Game 5 gem a sight to behold

Everybody knew that Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday night…

David J. Phillip/APMadison Bumgarner
Charlie Riedel/AP file photoThe Giants' Brandon Belt sustained a concussion when two balls were simultaneously thrown at him and one hit him in the face.

Giants among baseball teams affected by concussions

&The message from Joe Torre shown on the video board at AT&T…

Charlie Riedel/AP file photoThe Giants' Brandon Belt sustained a concussion when two balls were simultaneously thrown at him and one hit him in the face.
Charlie Neibergall/AP file photoJake Peavy takes the mound for the Giants in Game 6

Giants' Peavy looks to bounce back from Game 2 loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals turn to a 23-year-old rookie to…

Charlie Neibergall/AP file photoJake Peavy takes the mound for the Giants in Game 6
S.F. Examiner file photoPolice are beefing up patrols in the areas where fans got a little too rowdy in 2012 after the Giants won the World Series

Police say they are prepared for potentially destructive World Series celebrations

San Francisco police are preparing for rowdy celebrations that could erupt if…

S.F. Examiner file photoPolice are beefing up patrols in the areas where fans got a little too rowdy in 2012 after the Giants won the World Series
Matt Slocum/AP file photoThird baseman Pablo Sandoval could be playing in his final game for the Giants in Game 6 of the World Series. He is a free agent after the season.

Sandoval among World Series players facing free agency

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Giants star Pablo Sandoval dug into the batter's…

Matt Slocum/AP file photoThird baseman Pablo Sandoval could be playing in his final game for the Giants in Game 6 of the World Series. He is a free agent after the season.
Matt Slocum/AP file photoFormer Staind frontman Aaron Lewis

Singer blames nerves for national anthem mixup

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Aaron Lewis has apologized for botching the lyrics…

Matt Slocum/AP file photoFormer Staind frontman Aaron Lewis
Else/APGiants ace Madison Bumgarner took a shutout into the seventh inning against the Royals in Game 4 of the World Series.

Bumgarner's shutout puts Giants on brink of third Series title in five years

With every pitch, Madison Bumgarner etched his place among the World Series…

Else/APGiants ace Madison Bumgarner took a shutout into the seventh inning against the Royals in Game 4 of the World Series.
Matt Slocum/APZak Williams

Giants pay tribute to the late Robin Williams at World Series

Robin Williams' smiling face, in a variety of his most well-loved characters,…

Matt Slocum/APZak Williams
AP Photo/David J. PhillipSan Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Sunday

Giants, Royals ready for wild World Series finish

SAN FRANCISCO -- Buster Posey was annoyed. Playfully so. The Giants catcher…

AP Photo/David J. PhillipSan Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Sunday
AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezThe San Francisco Giants celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals on Sunday

Police hope for peace at World Series viewing party in SF

San Francisco Giants fans eager to witness a potential World Series-clinching win…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezThe San Francisco Giants celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals on Sunday
Eric Risberg/APSergio Romo and the Giants' bullpen bounced back from a rocky Games 2 and 3 against the Royals in the World Series.

Bullpen's strong effort sets up Bumgarner, Giants

Nobody else had been able to do it, which makes the fact…

Eric Risberg/APSergio Romo and the Giants' bullpen bounced back from a rocky Games 2 and 3 against the Royals in the World Series.