The San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals in Game 5 of the 2014 World Series, 5-0, taking a three to two lead in the best-of-7 Fall Classic. The Giants won Game 4 as well, 11-4.
The Huffington Post reported that Madison Bumgarner etched his place among the World Series greats. The long, tall lefty kept slinging away and put the San Francisco Giants just one win from yet another championship, throwing a four-hitter to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 Sunday night, Oct. 26, for a 3-2 Series edge.
Hardly menacing on the mound, Bumgarner was simply untouchable again. As "MVP! MVP!" chants broke out from each packed corner of AT&T Park, Bumgarner finished off the first World Series shutout in 11 years.
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In sports buzz, it would have been a cruel ending to his renaissance when San Francisco Giants starter Jake Peavy feared his season could be over three days.
A foul ball caromed into the Giants dugout Friday night in Game 3 of the World Series, and Peavy foolishly stuck out his right hand to catch it.
The ball skipped off his right thumb, bending it all the way back and tearing off skin. Peavy has been undergoing treatment, wrapping his thumb in ice each day to calm the swelling. Check out more at USA Today.