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KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 22: Yordano Ventura #30 of the Kansas City Royals pitches in the first inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Two of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 22, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Getting More Value From Payroll Than Giants

The Kansas City Royals are one of MLB’s thriftiest teams, while the San Francisco Giants are one of its highest-spending teams.

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KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 21: Billy Butler #16 of the Kansas City Royals hits a single in the second inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game One of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 21, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

5 Things You Missed: 2014 World Series, Game 2

The Royals evened things up with the Giants in Game 2 of the World Series. Here are 5 things you missed.

10/23/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 07: Matt Adams #32 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a three run home run in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Four of the National League Divison Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: National League Dominated Lately By Exclusive Group

The high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.

10/11/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 24: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates with fans following the Dodgers' 9-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants to win the National League West Division Championship at Dodger Stadium on September 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: High Payrolls Reign Supreme In National League Playoffs

The National League Division Series feature some of the wealthiest teams in the league. Will the results justify the expense?

10/03/2014

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Tigers Vs. Giants: Five Things You Didn’t Know From Game 4 Of The World Series

Game 4 was the most exciting game of the World Series – a back-and-forth affair that took 10 innings to decide. In the end, though, the result was the same: a Giants victory. Here are five things you didn’t know about the game.

10/29/2012

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Tigers Vs. Giants: Five Things You Didn’t Know From Game 3 Of The World Series

The Giants took a commanding lead in the World Series last night, going up 3-0 after defeating the Tigers by a score of 2-0 for the second straight game. Here are five things you didn’t know about the game.

10/28/2012

Giants Vs. Tigers: Five Things You Didn’t Know From Game 1 Of The World Series

Check out these five facts from Game 1 of the World Series that you may not have known.

10/25/2012

Texas Rangers v San Francisco Giants

Rangers Throw 3-Hitter In 5-0 Win Over Giants

Alexi Ogando pitched three perfect innings before leaving injured, combining with three relievers on a three-hitter and leading the Rangers past the Giants 5-0 on Sunday.

06/10/2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 08: Craig Gentry #23 of the Texas Rangers is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after scoring a run against the San Francisco Giants during the sixth inning of an interleague game at AT&T Park on June 8, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Gentry’s 5 Hits Power Rangers Past Giants 5-0

Craig Gentry had a career-high five hits and drove in two runs, Matt Harrison pitched his third career shutout and the Texas Rangers beat the short-handed San Francisco Giants 5-0 on Friday night in a rematch of the 2010 World Series.

06/09/2012

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Giants Win World Series 3-1

Tim Lincecum, Edgar Renteria and the San Francisco Giants won the World Series on Monday night, beating the Texas Rangers 3-1 in a tense Game 5 and taking the trophy home to the city by the Bay for the first time.

105.3 The Fan–11/01/2010

San Francisco Giants v Texas Rangers, Game 4

Bumgarner Pitches Giants To Brink Of Series Crown

Madison Bumgarner allowed three hits in eight innings, Aubrey Huff and Buster Posey homered and San Francisco beat the Texas Rangers 4-0 on Sunday night to take a 3-1 World Series lead and move within one win of the Giants’ first title since 1954.

CBSDFW.COM–10/31/2010

Cliff Lee of the Texas Rangers looks on against the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 of the 2010 MLB World Series at AT&T Park on October 27, 2010 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Giants Chase Lee In 11-7 Win Over Rangers

All season, the San Francisco Giants counted on power arms to overcome a lack of pop at the plate. A whole different team showed up in the World Series opener.

CBSDFW.COM–10/27/2010