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Giants Make Believers of Everybody

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Bumgarner, Giants on Their Way

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Bumgarner Makes Giants Favorites

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Twenty-nine years later, as the Royals prepare to finally play in a World Series again and Kauffman Stadium gets ready for a rocking Game 1, the unavoidable name of Don Denking...(full article)

An awesome nickname can be a burden. As fun as it is to earnestly refer to James Shields as "Big Game James," the moniker is just as satisfying when deployed sarcastically after an...(full article)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There are two ways to look at Game 1 of this World Series. One is that the San Francisco Giants beat the Royals, 7-1, because Madison Bumgarner is the best...(full article)

  The Giants won their seventh consecutive World Series game on Tuesday, and this one felt like all of them put together. Not just one game to start one World Series, b...(full article)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Madison Bumgarner is the Giants' titanium pillar for the 2014 postseason, their unbreakable, unshakable, unmistakable foundation piece. If he's feeling strong a...(full article)

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