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Bumgarner a throwback to pre-pitch count era

In this Oct. 6, 1966 file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Sandy Koufax, pitches against the Baltimore Orioles in game two of the World Series baseball game in Los Angeles.In 1965, Koufax didn't pitch the Dodgers' Series opener at Minnesota because of Yom Kippur and lost to Jim Kaat the following day. Koufax pitched a four-hit shutout on three days' rest to win Game 5, then came back with a three-hit shutout on two days' rest to win Game 7. (AP Photo/File)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner is a throwback to the days before pampering and pitch counts.

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Royals rout Giants 10-0 to force Game 7 in Series

Kansas City Royals' Lorenzo Cain celebrates with fans after Game 6 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals won 10-0 to tie the series at 3-3. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A couple hundred fans stood behind the Royals dugout for more than a half-hour after the final out, screaming and waving white rally towels.

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Royals hope to overcome deficit in ’85 repeat,

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval lays down shortly after arriving at Kauffman Stadium for a workout Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants and Kansas City Royals are scheduled to play Game 6 of baseball's World Series on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In Lorenzo Cain’s view, the Kansas City Royals have a big advantage when it comes to Game 6 of the World Series.

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Bumgarner, Giants lead Royals 2-0 after 6 innings

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner winds up to pitch during the second inning of Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With every pitch, Madison Bumgarner etched his place among the World Series greats.

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Giants surge past Royals 11-4 to tie Series 2-all

San Francisco Giants Pablo Sandoval, left, leaps up to high five Brandon Belt after defeating the Kansas City Royals 11-4 in Game 4 of baseball's World Series Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The World Series was slipping away from the San Francisco Giants.

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