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.
The Bees typically found around Tempe Diablo Stadium are members of the Los Angeles Angels’ Midwest and Pacific Coast League teams, but on Sunday afternoon it was the flying insect variety that delayed the start of a spring training game against the Royals.
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.
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 and the San Francisco Giants succeeded where no team had in 3 1/2 decades, winning Game 7 on the road for their third World Series title in five years.
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 raucous roar at Kauffman Stadium swelled with every batter in the second inning and then got louder the rest of the night.
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.