San Francisco Giants (8-2) at Kansas City Royals (8-0), 8:07 p.m. (ET)

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The Kansas City Royals are back in the World Series for the first time in 29 years. If they want to nail down their first title since that 1985 season, though, they'll have to get past a team in the San Francisco Giants who will be vying for their third World Series championship in five years.

Buster's back: Posey tries to add 3rd Series ring

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Buster Posey seemed almost embarrassed.

Royals' Cain, Holland learning about fatherhood

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Lorenzo Cain is learning that he doesn't get a reprieve from diaper duty just to play in some silly baseball games. He's also learning that changing diapers is harder than it looks.

Interim manager Bogar won't stay on Rangers' staff

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Tim Bogar, who filled in after former Texas manager Ron Washington resigned and was a finalist to replace him, will not be on the Rangers' coaching staff next season.

Korean 'superfan' of Royals headed back to KC

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

The die-hard, long-time Kansas City Royals fan from Seoul who became an international celebrity after he was superstitiously credited with sparking the team's playoff run created quite a scene at Kauffman Stadium Tuesday night before the World Series opener.

Giants' core four relievers are back for their third World Series

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

The Yankees had their "Core Four" of players who won five World Series together in 14 seasons. Does the foursome of Giants relievers who have participated in three World Series runs in five years claim a similarly catchy nickname?

Giants to use Michael Morse as designated hitter

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

It's impossible to picture now, but Michael Morse, the 6-foot-5, 245-pound slugger, was a shortstop when he was first called up to the big leagues by the Seattle Mariners a decade ago.

Sam Mellinger: Royals were best poised to capitalize on recent trend in baseball

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

The Royals are in the World Series, which doesn't make sense, so the baseball world reacts by trying to make sense of it. Here come the questions and the stories about whether they are the new model for how teams might navigate the various pitfalls of building a winner. Most of them miss the point.

Molitor to again meet with Twins about managerial opening

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Paul Molitor on Tuesday will meet again with Twins General Manager Terry Ryan about their managerial opening, according to a person with knowledge of the Twins' search.

Tim Kawakami: Giants belong to Bumgarner now

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Madison Bumgarner is the Giants' titanium pillar for the 2014 postseason, their unbreakable, unshakable, unmistakable foundation piece.