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World Series Game 1 open thread: San Francisco Giants at Kansas City Royals

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Chat or commiserate with your fellow A's fans as we watch Game 1 of our sport's championship event.

Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

The World Series begins on FOX at 5:00 Pacific Time, featuring the National League Champion San Francisco Giants visiting the American League Champion Kansas City Royals. The Game 1 starters should come as no surprise, with Madison Bumgarner starting against James Shields.

Today's Lineups

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS KANSAS CITY ROYALS
Gregor Blanco - CF Alcides Escobar - SS
Joe Panik - 2B Norichika Aoki - RF
Buster Posey - C Lorenzo Cain - CF
Pablo Sandoval - 3B Eric Hosmer - 1B
Hunter Pence - RF Billy Butler - DH
Brandon Belt - 1B Alex Gordon - LF
Michael Morse - DH Salvador Perez - C
Travis Ishikawa - LF Omar Infante - 2B
Brandon Crawford - SS Mike Moustakas - 3B
Madison Bumgarner - LHP James Shields - RHP