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vs. Bal
W 2-1
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vs. SF
L 1-7
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SF 2 - 7 KC
Final
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@ SF
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@ SF
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Giants' bullpen melts down in 7-2 loss to Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Giants manager Bruce Bochy signaled to his bullpen and got no relief. Over and over.

While the Kansas City Royals showed off their late-inning heat, San Francisco's relievers melted down.

Given a sixth-inning tie to preserve, Jean Machi allowed Billy Butler's go-ahead single. Rookie Hunter Strickland then allowed Salvador Perez's two-run double and Omar Infante's two-run homer in the Giants' 7-2 loss to Kansas City on Wednesday night, which tied the World Series at one game apiece.

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Leaders
AVG: N. Aoki.285
HR: A. Gordon19
RBI: A. Gordon74
SB: J. Dyson36
W: J. Shields14
ERA: Y. Ventura3.20
Saves: G. Holland46
K: J. Shields180
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
X-Detroit 9072.556-
Y-Kansas City 8973.5491
Cleveland 8577.5255
Chi White Sox 7389.45117
Minnesota 7092.43220
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .263 (4)
Runs: 651 (14)
Hits: 1456 (5)
Home Runs: 95 (30)
Stolen Bases: 153 (1)
OBP: .314 (15)
SLG: .376 (19)
Total Bases: 2085 (19)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.51 (12)
Runs Allowed: 624 (12)
Saves: 53 (4)
Strikeouts: 1168 (25)
OpBA: .250 (15)
OBP: .310 (14)
SLG: .377 (12)
Run Support: 4.04 (14)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/1 J. Maxwell Refused Minor League Assignment - Free Agent
9/29 A. Brooks Called Up from Minors
9/29 P. Ciriaco Refused Minor League Assignment - Free Agent
9/29 J. Lamb Called Up from Minors
9/29 B. Wood Refused Minor League Assignment - Free Agent
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Injuries
Date Player Status
10/11 Y. Ventura Left game - right shoulder tightness (day-to-day)
10/2 K. Herrera forearm tightness (day-to-day)
9/7 C. Colon off 15-day DL
9/6 D. Duffy Left shoulder soreness (day-to-day)
8/28 M. Mariot Strained right hamstring (on 60-day DL)
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