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Giants hold off Royals to win World Series

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (AP) ― Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Seri...

Updated : 2014.10.30 20:36

Giants rally from three-run deficit to even World Series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ― Hunter Pence and Pablo Sandoval charged up a pulsating crowd with their shouts and swings, and the San Francisco Giants surged past the Kansas City Royals 11-4 Saturday to tie th...

Updated : 2014.10.26 20:39

A change of scenery

San Francisco Giants’ AT&T Park (USA Today-Yonhap)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ― Eric Hosmer loaded up, launched a long fly and watched it sail toward McCovey Cove. Way out there in right field, near the 421-...

Updated : 2014.10.24 16:24

K.C. Royals respond

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (AP) ― Salvador Perez and the pesky Kansas City Royals fought back from a Game 1 flop to beat the San Francisco Giants’ brilliant bullpen and even the World Series.Perez broke ...

Updated : 2014.10.23 20:26

Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin vows to atone for injury-riddled season

Coming off an injury-riddled 2014 season, South Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers said Tuesday he will try to stay healthier next year in Major League Baseball (MLB).Ryu, who returned home last week after the Dodgers were eliminated from the National League Division Se...

Updated : 2014.10.21 15:38

SK Wyverns name ex-head of player development their new manager

Having missed the playoffs the past two seasons in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO), the SK Wyverns on Tuesday appointed Kim Hong-hee, their ex-head of player development, as new manager.The Incheon-based club announced that they named Kim to succeed Lee Man-soo, who had taken over th...

Updated : 2014.10.21 15:00

Samsung Lions clinch 4th straight pennant in S. Korean baseball

Yamaico Navarro of Samsung LionsThe Samsung Lions clinched their fourth consecutive pennant in the top South Korean baseball league with a narrow victory on Wednesday.The Lions defeated the LG Twins 5...

Updated : 2014.10.15 22:14

Giants walk off in 10th on Cards’ throwing error

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ― Once the Giants finally got a bunt down, the rest was easy. A wild throw by reliever Randy Choate on a bunt allowed Brandon Crawford to score the winning run in the bottom of the...

Updated : 2014.10.15 19:54

Royals stay perfect, up 2-0

BALTIMORE (AP) ― Following another successful road show, the Royals are heading back to Kansas City with momentum and history on their side in the AL Championship Series.Alcides Escobar doubled in th...

Updated : 2014.10.12 20:24

A study in contrasting offenses

BALTIMORE (AP) ― Speed versus power. The surprising Kansas City Royals and unflappable Baltimore Orioles are extremely similar with one significant exception: the fashion in which they score runs. Th...

Updated : 2014.10.10 19:53

Ryu Hyun-jin gets no-decision in NLDS vs. Cardinals

Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers got a no-decision despite a solid outing in his first playoff start of the year on Monday in St. Louis.The South Korean lefty pitched six solid innings against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 of the National League Division Series, giving up one ea...

Updated : 2014.10.07 15:05

Dodgers heal up for playoffs

LOS ANGELES (AP) ― The Dodgers are heading into the postseason healthier than they were a year ago, and they hope it holds up.The NL West champions have some question marks on their roster, most nota...

Updated : 2014.10.01 20:47

[Asian Games] Sighs of relief after baseball gold medal

It was as ugly as a game of this magnitude can get, but South Korea will gladly take its 6-3 victory over Chinese Taipei for the gold medal at the ongoing Asian Games here.South Korea went down earlier and clawed back into the game in unsightly fashion. In the eighth, the tying run that ma...

Updated : 2014.09.29 20:29

Jeter leaves with hit in win over Sox

BOSTON (AP) ― The ball, marked and numbered for the occasion, bounced high off the dirt and down the third-base line, where a rookie who was 4 years old when Derek Jeter made his major league debut l...

Updated : 2014.09.29 20:27

Royals pull within 1 game of Tigers

The Texas Rangers’ Elvis Andrus douses Guilder Rodriguez with Powerade after their win on Monday. (AP-Yonhap)CLEVELAND (AP) ― Danny Duffy pushed the Royals a little closer to the top in the AL Centr...

Updated : 2014.09.23 20:32