Giants, Royals ready for wild World Series finish
it's becoming an every-other-year tradition. ''It's not going to be easy at all,'' Giants first baseman Brandon Belt said. ''It matters that we know that, and I think everybody on this team knows that. We're going to go out there
Winning managers make mistakes, too
defensible. Letting Herrera pitch to lefty-hitting Brandon Belt isn’t as defensible. With three straight left-handed batters coming up – first Belt , then Travis Ishikawa and Brandon Crawford – not going
Royals even World Series with 5-run sixth inning vs. Giants
only runs came on a homer by Blanco and a double by Brandon Belt , their streak of seven straight World Series wins ending ..... Cain around. The ball caromed away for a double, and Belt drove in Sandoval with a double that bounced off Nori
Yes, the Royals are favored. Here's why.
draws. SI.com also gives an edge to Eric Hosmer over Brandon Belt ... based on what, exactly? Hosmer’s last month? I wouldn’t even call this one a draw; Belt ’s clearly got the edge if you believe next season
World Series: How the Giants and Royals match up
starting Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium: --- First Base: Giants: Brandon Belt . After missing 96 games this year because of a broken thumb and concussion, Belt had the big hit that decided the longest postseason game in major league history
Royals edge Giants in Game 3, take 2-1 lead in World Series
infield single in the second to Hunter Pence, who was caught stealing second by catcher Salvador Perez, followed by Brandon Belt 's single to center. Guthrie retired his next 10 batters in order and combined with Hudson to get out 20 in a row
Royals' Yost says KC relievers not 'sissies'
induced three groundouts. Throwing at up to 101 mph, he walked his first batter again in the seventh, struck out Brandon Belt and was replaced by rookie Brandon Finnegan. Herrera has thrown 59 pitches in two games over three days. Yost wasn
Power outage has Giants down -- but not out -- in World Series
rob Travis Ishikawa in the second. Then there was second baseman Omar Infante’s perfect shift positioning to rob Brandon Belt in the fifth, and catcher Salvador Perez’s stellar throw to first on a Blanco bunt attempt. The end result was
Yost's managerial decisions make for extra-entertaining World Series
going to enter in the seventh inning — which he did — then why wasn’t he brought on to face the left-swinging Brandon Belt after the right-handed Herrera walked Hunter Pence to start the inning? 5. In a larger sense, how could Yost describe Billy Butler as his “high
Is James Shields' changeup overrated?
James Shields' changeup being the best righty change in the business. But early in the game, both Gregor Blanco and Brandon Belt managed to touch the pitch for singles. They aren't alone this year. In terms of whiff rate, James Shields' changeup