Royals edge Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead

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All season long and deep into October, the Kansas City Royals have relied on their winning formula of fundamental baseball: sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting.

Magadan says he’s returning to Rangers staff

Rangers hitting coach Dave Magadan, who was a candidate for a job with Oakland, will remain with Texas for a third season.

Forging a coaching staff continues for Rangers’ Banister

The new manager’s schedule included meetings with Steve Buechele and Dave Magadan.

Royals beats Giants 7-2 to tie World Series 1-all

Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece.

New Rangers manager gets to work, hoping to finalize staff

The new manager meets with team officials in Arizona to prepare for the next season.

Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener

By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead.

Tim Bogar won’t coach for Rangers in 2015

The interim manager’s exit leaves at least two vacancies for manager Jeff Banister to fill on the coaching staff.

Finnegan’s ‘surreal’ leap with Royals has TCU family buzzing

Royals pitcher and former TCU ace Brandon Finnegan could become the first player to compete in the CWS and World Series in the same year.