Preview: Royals-White SoxDanny Duffy opposes Jose Quintana tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.
Bumgarner, Giants Stop Royals 7-1 In Series OpenerBy 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.
Royals Outlast A's 9-8 In Extra Innings, Move On To ALDSIt had been 29 years since the Kansas City Royals had last been to the postseason — nearly three decades spent mostly in baseball's backwater, a small-market organization on a shoe-string budget trying in vain to compete with the big boys. On Tuesday night, they returned to the game's grand stage in dramatic fashion.
Bullpen Struggles As White Sox Lose 9-1 To RoyalsPhilip Humber snapped out of his post-perfect game slump. This time, the rest of the Chicago White Sox let him down.
Sox Blow Lead, Drop Game To Royals 4-2Danny Duffy returned from the minors to toss seven sharp innings, Matt Treanor delivered a go-ahead two-run single in the sixth and the light-hitting Kansas City Royals hung on to beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Tuesday night.
Dunn Sits As White Sox Face Left-Hander DuffyAdam Dunn will sit tonight as the White Sox take on lefty Danny Duffy in Kansas City. Dunn is just 2-for-64 against lefties this season and only has 15 hits in his last 120 at-bats (.120).