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Baseball lifer Banister home as Rangers manager

Texas Rangers newly hired manager Jeff Banister responds to question during a news conference, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. Banister is a baseball lifer who calls Texas home. He grew up there, playing his entire amateur career in the state before getting drafted. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jeff Banister is a baseball lifer who calls Texas home. He grew up there and played his entire amateur career there before getting drafted.

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Fight breaks out near AT&T Park after Giants game

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police say a person suffered a broken nose and a gunshot went off during a fight near AT&T Park after the Giants’ victory.

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Ishikawa’s 3-run HR sends Giants to World Series

St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Daniel Descalso, left, and San Francisco Giants' Travis Ishikawa watch Ishikawa's game-winning home run in the ninth inning of Game 5 of baseball's NL Championship Series, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in San Francisco. The Giants won 6-3, and advanced to the World Series. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Randy Pench)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After three years away with four different teams, Travis Ishikawa landed himself a second chance with San Francisco right where he so wanted to be.

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Wacha tagged in 9th, Cardinals ousted by Giants

St. Louis Cardinals' Michael Wacha (52) walks off the field as San Francisco Giants' Travis Ishikawa reacts after hitting a walk-off three-run home run during the ninth inning of Game 5 of the National League baseball championship series Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in San Francisco. The Giants won 6-3 to advance to the World Series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Michael Wacha finally got to pitch in this year’s playoffs. Pretty soon, he was gone — and so are the St. Louis Cardinals now.

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Ishikawa’s 3-run HR sends Giants to World Series

San Francisco Giants' Travis Ishikawa reacts after hitting a walk-off three-run home run during the ninth inning of Game 5 of the National League baseball championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in San Francisco. The Giants won 6-3 to advance to the World Series.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It was the Shot That Shook the Bay.

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