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There was no way Pablo Sandoval was going to talk much about his impending free agency. Not when the champagne was still spraying, and the music was blaring. Sandoval recorded the last out of the World Series when he caught Salvador Perez's foul pop up. Would it be his final play in a Giants uniform? You'll have to stay tuned.
Michael Morse drove in a couple of runs in Game 7 of the World Series, the first on a second-inning sacrifice fly and the second on a single in the fourth that proved to be the Series-winning RBI in a game the Giants won, 3-2, to capture their third World Series title in the past five seasons.
Hunter Pence and Pablo Sandoval each tied the all-time record with 12 hits during the World Series. Pence had at least one hit in every game of the Fall Classic, and Sandoval set a single-postseason record with 26 hits during the Giants' run to a third title in five seasons.
Using two sacrifice flies and a single to right, the Giants scored just enough runs to back up an amazing pitching performance by Madison Bumgarner and Co., wrapping up a postseason run that proved that there are many different ways to manufacture runs in October.
Postseasons are nothing to new to Tim Hudson. He's played in seven of them. But postseason celebrations? He had never been a part of one until Wednesday night. So even though he is the elder statesman of the Giants, Hudson -- wide-eyed, grinning from ear to ear -- looked a little rookie-ish as he celebrated with his teammates.
Billy Butler, Kansas City's favorite adopted son, with the nickname "Country Breakfast," stares down impending free agency this winter. The Royals almost certainly will not pick up his $12.5 million option for 2015, making him a free agent for the first time in his career.
With a little help from Giants center fielder Gregor Blanco, the Royals came oh-so-close to tying Game 7 of the World Series with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning on Wednesday night, and Statcast tracking technology breaks down how Alex Gordon's hit nearly did it.
Pitcher James Shields heads a list of eight potential free agents from the Royals' American League championship club and, in the wake of Wednesday night's World Series loss, he said he'd like to return.
The day they buried Dan Purtell, his friends and family gathered in a bar in Binghamton, N.Y. They shared the stories of a life fully but all-too-shortly lived. They cried, they hugged, they laughed and they drank. And then the clock struck 8 p.m. ET, and all eyes turned to the television sets hanging above. And they rooted for the Royals and their hero, Jeremy Guthrie, in Game 7 of the World Seri...