Alcides Escobar #2 of the Kansas City Royals hits an RBI double against the San Francisco Giants in the second inning during Game Two of the 2014 World Series.  (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Royals Beats Giants 7-2 To Tie World Series 1-All

Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece.

10/22/2014

NBA commissioner Adam Silver, left, and MLB commissioner-elect Rob Manfred. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: MLB, NBA Share ‘Regular’ Problem

For different reasons, the MLB and NBA regular seasons need to be reduced.

CBS Chicago–10/22/2014

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals during Game One of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 21, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Bumgarner, Giants Stop Royals 7-1 In Series Opener

By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead. It might as well have been 100 with the way MadBum and this orange-and-black bunch play in the World Series.

10/22/2014

Pablo Sandoval. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs, White Sox Have Reason To Keep Eye On Pablo Sandoval

Free agent-to-be Pablo Sandoval would fit in with both Chicago baseball teams.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Levine: Abreu Believes He Has Room To Improve

“I just know the team can be better, and so can I,” Jose Abreu says.

10/21/2014

The 1989 World Series trophy sits on display before a celebration of the championship of 25 years ago against the San Francisco Giants before a game at O.co Coliseum on July 19, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Levine’s World Series Prediction: Giants In 6

The starting rotation will be the difference for San Francisco.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Jose Abreu Named Sporting News’ AL Rookie Of The Year

Abreu batted .317 with 36 homers and 107 RBIs.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2014

Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Watch: Madison Bumgarner Spills 6 Beers On Himself In Celebration

Just Madison Bumgarner being Madison Bumgarner.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Keidel: Royal Blue Skies For Kansas City

Baseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2014

The San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Ishikawa 3-Run Homer Sends Giants To World Series

The Giants will face the Royals in the World Series.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2014

Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants hits a RBI sacrifice fly ball in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 15, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants Beat Cardinals 6-4, Move 1 Win From World Series

Buster Posey and the Giants know how to win in October.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2014

Eric Hosmer #35 and Mike Moustakas #8 of the Kansas City Royals celebrate their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Royals Hold Off Orioles 2-1, Finish ALCS Sweep

The Royals are headed to the World Series for the first time since 1985.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2014

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Listen: Convenience Store Clerk Gets Robbed While Calling Into Sports Radio Show

There was so much going with this overnight caller.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2014

Ned Colletti. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Levine: Chicago Native Ned Colletti Did It His Way

Colletti was dismissed as the Dodgers general manager on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2014

Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals reacts after striking out in the sixth inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Three of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 14, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Royals Edge Orioles 2-1, Take 3-0 Lead In ALCS

Boosted by more sparkling defense, a dominant bullpen and another dose of small ball, suddenly the wild-card Royals are one win from the World Series.

10/14/2014

Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants scores the game-winning run in the 10th inning as the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 during Game Three of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 14, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Giants Take 2-1 Series Lead Against Cardinals In Extra Innings

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals handled the tough part well, erasing a four-run deficit to force extra innings. It was the simplest of tasks that sent them to a frustrating loss. Randy Choate made […]

10/14/2014

New York Mets v Pittsburgh Pirates

View: Eric Karros’ 2003 Cubs World Series Hat

It’s the World Series hat that never was.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2014

Jose Abreu. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Jose Abreu Headlines Cast Of Players To Appear At SoxFest

SoxFest is set for Jan. 23-25.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2014

Andrew Friedman. (J. Meric/Getty Images)

Dodgers Hire Andrew Friedman Away From Rays

Friedman will have full control of the Dodgers’ baseball operations.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2014

Victor Martinez. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Will Seek Left-Handed Power

Victor Martinez, Adam LaRoche and Melky Cabrera are options for the White Sox to consider.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2014

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