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With the help from a five-run sixth and a shut-down performance from the pen, Kansas City cruised to a win over San Francisco in Game 2 to even the World Series at one.

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"You take a split. We faced some good pitchers here. We'll regroup."

Bruce Bochy on leaving Kansas City tied 1-1



When the World Series is tied 1-1, the winner of Game 3 goes on to win the series 70 percent of the time (38-16), per Elias.


Bochy: Strickland's intense

"He's a really intense kid. That's probably an area where he's going to have to keep his poise. He's a tough kid. He shows his emotions. You're going to give up a HR occasionally."

Giants' manager Bruce Bochy on Hunter Strickland


"It's tough on a young player to come up to the big leagues and fail. But you have to control your emotions."

Frank Thomas on Hunter Strickland yelling at Salvador Perez


When the World Series is tied 1-1, the winner of Game 3 goes on to win the series 70 percent of the time (38-16). (Credit: Elias)


The 2014 World Series is just the second Fall Classic in MLB history where the first two games were decided by 5+ runs. The other: 1937 when the Yankees defeated the Giants 8-1 in both games.


K.C.'s Bullpen Delivers

Kansas City's power trio shined in Game 2 with Kelvin Hererra, Wade Davis and Greg Holland allowing just one hit over 3.2 scoreless innings.


Royals Look To Close Out Game 2

Greg Holland is on to pitch the ninth with a five-run lead. The Royals closer has given up just four total earned runs since the All-Star break.


On to the 9th

And with one pitch, Santiago Casilla, who took the mound with a 2-2 count, strikes out Salvador Perez.


Lincecum leaves game in 8th

Tim Lincecum leaves in the bottom of the eighth after an awkward landing delivering a pitch to Salvador Perez with a 2-2 count and two outs.


Three more outs for Royals

After a scoreless eighth inning from Wade Davis, the Royals are three outs from sending the World Series to San Francisco tied at 1 game apiece.


Tempers Flare In Kansas City

In the midst of the Royals' five-run, sixth inning, benches cleared with Giants reliever Hunter Strickland and Royals catcher Salvador Perez at the center of the altercation.

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No Rust For Lincecum

Taking the mound for the first time this postseason, Tim Lincecum set the Royals down in order in the seventh inning of Game 2.


The last team to use five different pitchers in the same inning of a World Series game -- like the Giants did in the sixth tonight -- was the 1985 Cardinals in Game 7 ... in Kansas City ... which the Royals won. (Credit: Elias)

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Giants' Hunter Strickland is the second reliever in postseason history to allow five HRs (Chris Narveson, 2011) in a single postseason. Follow Live


Lincecum enters the game

Tim Lincecum, who went 12-9 with a 4.74 ERA in 33 appearances (26 starts) this season, hasn't pitched since Sept. 28, when he threw two scoreless innings in relief against the Padres.