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Mo’ne Davis throws out 1st pitch at World Series

Mo’ne Davis, the first female pitcher in Little League World Series history to pitch a complete-game shutout accompanied by players from the Jackie Robison West Little League team, throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 4 of baseball's World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cameras flashed, the crowd rose for a thunderous ovation and Mo’ne Davis did exactly what she was expected to do — the 13-year-old fired a strike right down the middle.

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World Series TV rating down from ’13, up over ’12

The Kansas City Royals celebrate after their 3-2 win over the San Francisco Giants in Game 3 of baseball's World Series Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Francisco. The Royals lead the series 2-1. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The World Series is averaging a 7.5 rating through three games, down 7 percent from last year but up 4 percent over San Francisco’s last appearance in 2012.

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Royals think Giants wet dirt to slow speedsters

Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas celebrates after the Royals' 3-2 win over the San Francisco Giants in Game 3 of baseball's World Series Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Francisco. The Royals lead the series 2-1. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When it comes to the Royals’ running game, Kansas City manager Ned Yost thinks the San Francisco Giants are being sticks in the mud.

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Sweet dreams: Sleep expert helps Giants in October

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford heads for home on an RBI double by Giants' Michael Morse during the sixth inning of Game 3 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some extra postseason pillow time has Brandon Crawford and the San Francisco Giants dreaming about another World Series championship.

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Finnegan passes test, Royals stop Giants in Game 3

Kansas City Royals pitcher Brandon Finnegan throws during the seventhy inning of Game 3 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Summoned in a tough spot, Royals rookie Brandon Finnegan trotted in from the bullpen, threw his warmup pitches and then did something curious.

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