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Bumgarner’s latest gem has Giants on cusp of title

San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey and Madison Bumgarner smile and shake hands after the Giants beat the Royals 5-0 during Game 5 of baseball's World Series Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in San Francisco. The Giants beat the Royals 5-0 to lead the series 3-2. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hall of Famer Juan Marichal mingled in the San Francisco clubhouse and waited patiently for his chance to share a kind, congratulatory word with Madison Bumgarner.

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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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Pence turns World Series into his personal playpen

San Francisco Giants Hunter Pence, left, scores behind Kansas City Royals Salvador Perez on a sacrifice fly by Juan Perez during the fifth inning of Game 4 of baseball's World Series Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — His throwing motion is weird, his swing is awkward, his tongue hangs out when he chases flyballs.

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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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Royals lose 1st replay challenge in World Series

San Francisco Giants' Joaquin Arias is safe at second by umpire Jeff Nelson on a throw by Kansas City Royals' catcher Salvador Perez to Alcides Escobar, center, during the sixth inning of Game 4 of baseball's World Series Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kansas City manager Ned Yost could tell he was going to lose his challenge, even before the umpires got the final word from the replay room.

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