SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Tim Lincecum walked silently through the bustling clubhouse before Saturday's workout and stuck his left arm straight out as he passed Jean Machi's locker, offering a friendly fist bump to the reliever.JANIE McCAULEY (AP Baseball Writer)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Of course Don Denkinger plans to watch the World Series. He always does. He'll tune in to root for the umpires, check out familiar faces on the Giants and Royals, and see how Kansas City is looking these days.BEN WALKER (AP Baseball Writer)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Buck Showalter knew he was in trouble when the seventh inning rolled around and his Orioles were trailing the Kansas City Royals in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series.DAVE SKRETTA (AP Sports Writer)
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A lifelong San Francisco fan had a piece of team history in his hands Thursday night: the home run ball that sent the Giants to the World Series.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The moment Alex Gordon knew the Kansas City Royals were serious about winning can be traced to a cold December day when his wife heard they had traded for James Shields.DAVE SKRETTA (AP Sports Writer)