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Giants Win Third World Series In Five Years

Giants Win Third World Series In Five Years

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The San Francisco Giants have won their third World Series title in five years.  Michael Morse drove in two runs including a go-ahead RBI-single in the fourth inning as the Giants defeated the Royals 3-2 in Game Seven of the Fall Classic at Kauffman Stadium. Jeremy Affeldt got the win. 

Despite just two days of rest, Madison Bumgarner came on in relief and threw the final five scoreless innings to earn the save and MVP honors.  He went 2-and-0 while giving up just one run over 21 innings against the Royals.  Pablo Sandoval finished 3-for-3 with two runs scored for the Giants, who earned their eighth crown overall.  Sandoval set a Major League record with 26 postseason hits.  At 39, Tim Hudson became the oldest pitcher to start a Game Seven in the Series.  He yielded two runs in just an inning-and-two-thirds. 

Alex Gordon and Omar Infante plated a run each in the second inning for KC, which was seeking its second World Series title and first since 1985.  Jeremy Guthrie permitted all three runs on four hits in three-and-a-third frames to suffer the loss. 

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