Royals 7, Giants 2

Royals bounce back to even World Series

Omar Infante watches his two-run shot to left field that capped the Royals’ five-run sixth inning. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images

Kansas City scored five runs in the sixth inning to break a tie and win Game 2.

Salvador Perez gestures toward Giants reliever Hunter Strickland, who appeared to yell at KC players after Omar Infante hit a two-run homer. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Jose Luis Villegas)

Nick Cafardo | On baseball

Giants reliever Hunter Strickland losing it

His outburst after allowing two-run homer nearly led to a brawl.

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Notebook: Frates family honored for fighting ALS

The game was dedicated to ALS education and awareness and commissioner Bud Selig wanted Pete Frates to be the focus.

James Shields walks off the field after being relieved by Danny Duffy after giving four runs during the fourth inning. Charlie Neibergall/Associated Press

Nick Cafardo | On baseball

James Shields a big disappointment for Royals

“Big Game” James couldn’t get out of the fourth inning, a bummer for Royals fans who had waited 29 years for this game.

Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval (left) hugs David Ortiz, who is part of the Fox broadcast team covering the World Series, before Game 1 on Tuesday. (Matt Slocum/Associated Press)

Matt Slocum/Associated Press

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David Ortiz again has starring role in World Series

Ortiz is making his debut as a TV analyst for Fox. “I want the experience. I hope it’s fun,” Ortiz said.

Kansas City bubbling with pride for Royals

Kansas City sports fans can ignore the NFL for a while. The World Series has come back to town for the first time since 1985.

Royals manager Ned Yost believes in letting his players be themselves.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Unconventional Ned Yost has won fans over

Before this postseason, Yost was seen as the second-coming of Grady Little.But the vitriol around Yost has ended.

Evan Horowitz

Who will stay hot, Royals hitters or Giants pitchers?

The Royals are on fire at the plate while Giants pitchers are exceeding expectations.

Past Red Sox games

Chris Young scored in the seventh inning on a double by Jose Pirela.

Yankees 9, Red Sox 5

Red Sox end season on a losing note

The Red Sox won the ceremony, as they so often do. But then as they so often did during this sidetracked season, the Sox then lost the game.