Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener
San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence watches his two-run home run during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll.
Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence homered early and the Giants showed off their October poise, shutting down the Royals 7-1 Tuesday night in the World Series opener.
"Our team is concentrating on what we're doing, not what the Royals are doing," Bumgarner said.
From the get-go, the Giants simply did everything right to win their seventh straight World Series game. There's a reason Bumgarner and this bunch in black and orange are trying . . . Continue Reading