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Shields’ rough start sinks Royals in Game 1 loss

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Before the sellout crowd of 40,459 at Kauffman Stadium knew it, they were seeing ace right-hander James Shields and the Royals absorb a 7-1 loss to the Giants in Game 1 of the 110th World Series on Tuesday night. It ended Kansas City's string of eight ... Read More »

Game 1 dedicated to veterans, military families

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Major League Baseball dedicated Game 1 of its 110th World Series to veterans and military families, and the daylong activities included a visit by Commissioner Bud Selig, U.S. military brass and Royals legend John Mayberry to the Kansas City VA Hospita... Read More »

Game 1 combines Adm. Winnefeld’s top interests

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James "Sandy" Winnefeld Jr. is a four-star Admiral who currently serves as the ninth Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, making him the second-highest-ranking officer in the United States Armed Forces. He also is an MLB.TV subscriber, a regular... Read More »

Shields’ struggles continue in Series opener

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A day before he was to throw the first World Series pitch in Kansas City since 1985, James Shields spoke about his propensity for amnesia. The Royals' ace will want to tap into that after a forgettable -- and relatively brief -- Game 1 start on Tuesday... Read More »

MLB.TV streaming World Series for first time

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The first World Series to be streamed live in the U.S. began on Tuesday night with an MLB.TV subscription as the Giants topped the Royals in Game 1, 7-1, representing a milestone in Major League Baseball broadcast delivery and allowing fans to watch th... Read More »

Yearwood sings anthem; Staff Sgt. throws first pitch

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Trisha Yearwood has performed the national anthem at several World Series, but no matter how many of these she's asked to do, it never gets old. Read More »

MLB shines light on worthy causes at Fall Classic

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The World Series is Major League Baseball's bully pulpit, and the league intends to use it. So with a worldwide stage available, baseball will again shine a light on a series of causes. Read More »

No fear: Rookie Ventura to bring heat in Game 2

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Long before the 100-mph fastball, the dynamic 2014 season and the opportunity to start Game 2 of the World Series was a tryout in Guerra, the Dominican city that houses the Royals' academy on that baseball-rich island. It was the summer of 2008. Yordan... Read More »

He’s back: Lee visits from Korea to see KC in World Series

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Korean Superfan SungWoo Lee made his return to Kansas City to see his beloved Royals in the World Series. Read More »

Retired Marine sits in Buck O’Neil’s seat for Game 1

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For Game 1 of the World Series, as Major League Baseball honored veterans and military families, Tony Clark of Augusta, Kan., was in the Buck O'Neil Legacy Seat at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Tale of the tape: Giants-Royals, Game 2

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Here's a breakdown of the pitchers for Game 2 of the World Series: the Giants' Jake Peavy and the Royals' Yordano Ventura. Read More »

World Series Game 1: SF-KC in-game notebook

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Welcome to MLB.com's live game notebook for Game 1 of the World Series at Kauffman Stadium, which will be consistently refreshed with news of the day and key developments from earlier in the day. For real-time updates, follow in Gameday. In the At Bat ... Read More »

Kidney stone no longer an issue for Shields

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James Shields went into tonight's Game 1 World Series start for the Royals with the effects of a kidney stone apparently behind him. Read More »

Venezuela well represented in World Series

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Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval and Royals catcher Salvador Perez are longtime friends from their days playing baseball together in Carabobo state in Venezuela in their early teens. Never in their wildest dreams could they have imagined facing each... Read More »

Guthrie, Vargas to start Games 3 and 4

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Jeremy Guthrie will start Game 3 and Jason Vargas will follow in Game 4, Royals manager Ned Yost announced before tonight's World Series opener at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »