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Scoring decision gives Affeldt Game 7 win

San Francisco Giants pitcher Jeremy Affeldt throws during the third inning of Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Madison Bumgarner will have to settle for the longest save in World Series history rather than a Game 7 win.

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Game 7 of World Series: ‘A gift for everyone’

Former Minnesota Twins Jack Morris watches batting practice before Game 7 of baseball's World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. During Game 7 of the World Series in Minneapolis on Oct. 27, 1991, John Smoltz and Jack Morris were locked in a classic duel as the game was scoreless despite each team loading the bases with one out in the eighth. Smoltz left in the eighth but Morris kept going through the 10th and ended up the winner when Gene Larkin hit a bases-loaded single with one out in the bottom half. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

In Kansas City, Game 7 of the World Series conjures up memories of Bret Saberhagen’s brilliance, a St. Louis meltdown and the only Royals championship in 1985.

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McCarver still analyzing Series, now from home

In this Oct. 6, 2014, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals broadcaster Tim McCarver throws the ceremonial first pitch before Game 3 of baseball's NL Division Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers in St. Louis. On three networks, across four decades with four different play-by-play partners, McCarver was a near constant on the World Series soundtrack with his unique style as an analyst and familiar Tennessee twang. But this October, McCarver is experiencing the Series just like millions of other viewers by watching back home in Florida instead of his usual spot in the broadcast booth. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For more than a quarter-century Tim McCarver was as much a part of October baseball as champagne celebrations.

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