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Vargas to take on Vogelsong in Game 4 of Series

At left, in an Oct. 15, 2014, file photo, San Francisco Giants' Ryan Vogelsong throws against the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series in San Francisco. At right, in a July 8, 2014, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Jason Vargas pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. Vargas faces Vogelsong in Game 4 of baseball's World Series Saturday night, Oct. 25, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Even though Jason Vargas will be making his World Series debut for Kansas City in Game 4, the Fall Classic atmosphere in San Francisco will not be foreign to him.

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Royals edge Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead

San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco is out at first as he dives with Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer covering during the seventh inning of Game 3 of baseball's World Series Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting. That same winning formula of fundamental baseball put the Kansas City Royals on top in the World Series.

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Fan who caught Ishikawa’s HR throws out 1st pitch

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Travis Ishikawa’s line drive headed out toward right field and San Francisco Giants fans immediately began celebrating.

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Royals shift Cain to tricky right field for Game 3

Kansas City Royals' Lorenzo Cain celebrates after  Game 2 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals won 7-2 to tie the series at 1-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain was moved from center field to right for Game 3 of the World Series to boost defense in one of AT&T Park’s trickiest positions.

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Perfumed Perez making good scents for Royals

In this Sept. 1, 2014, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez (13) runs past Texas Rangers catcher Tomas Telis after hitting a two-run home run during the third inning of a baseball game in Kansas City, Mo. The All-Star catcher for the Royals wore Victoria's Secret perfume late in the 2013 season, got four hits in a game, and has been spraying himself ever since. The sweet smell of success makes scents for him. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Salvador Perez is a player who doesn’t want to make a stink.

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