Jake Peavy, Madison Bumgarner and Tim Hudson have formed a section in the Giants clubhouse affectionately called "redneck row." And they're perfectly cool with it
It's the calm before the storm at AT&T Park in San Francisco prior to Game 3 of the World Series.
Road warriors in game 3
When the World Series is tied 1-1, the road team has a winning record in Game 3: 29-25. Road teams that have won Game 3 in a 1-1 series have gone on to win the World Series 22 times out of 54 previous occasions.
The World Series switches to San Francisco for Game 3, and Dan Shulman and Aaron Boone still have the call on ESPN Radio. The pregame show has started. Listen Live
The Giants labeled some seats with the names and numbers of some of their all-time greats.
Game 3 favors road team?
The last 15 times that teams split the first two games of the World Series (going back to 1977), the home team is 5-10 in Game 3. Of the five home teams that won Game 3, four won the title. The 10 home teams that lost Game 3 went on to lose the series eight times.
Paul Konerko and Jimmy Rollins are the first co-winners of MLB's Roberto Clemente Award, given for contributions on and off the field that best represent baseball.
Adam Wainwright has undergone what the team describes as minor elbow surgery that shouldn't set him back for next season.
Judge stops N.J. Sports gambling
A judge granted a temporary restraining order to the NCAA and major professional sports leagues today to stop New Jersey from offering legalized sports betting.
It's one thing to remember the winners of the last 60 World Series, but it's another thing entirely to remember the winner and last out. ESPN researcher Mark Simon does just that.
Guthrie, Hudson make WS debut
When the Royals' Jeremy Guthrie and Giants' Tim Hudson take the mound tonight, they will be the second-most experienced pitchers to face-off in their World Series debut. Their combined 4,619 IP, 297 wins are second most to a 1903 Cy Young-Deacon Phillippe matchup. (Credit: Jayson Stark, Elias)
Gwynn to be honored tonight
As part of the Game 3 dedication to Stand Up To Cancer, MLB will honor the late Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, who passed away in June at the age of 54 due to salivary gland cancer. Tony's wife, Alicia, and several other members of his family, will be on-hand.
Tonight's Game 3 of the World Series will be dedicated to advancing the fight against cancer and MLB will pay special acknowledgement to the Stand Up To Cancer campaign.
Royals' outfielder Lorenzo Cain will play in right field tonight instead of center in hopes to boost defense. Ned Yost on the last minute change:
"We've made a couple adjustments ... With this vast outfield, we knew that we had to put our best defense out there."
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