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World Series game 6 open thread: San Francisco Giants (3) at Kansas City Royals (2)

Game 6 of the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals begins at 5:07 PM on Fox. Pre-game programming begins at 4:30, including the National Anthem performed by members of the Kansas City Orchestra.


I always liked the way Al Michaels could set the scene for the World Series back when he did baseball. The last time the Royals were in a Game 6, they also trailed 3-2, this time to the St. Louis Cardinals, but the Royals had just won Game 5.

That Game 6 ended in a dramatic bottom of the ninth (turn down your speakers a little bit):

So there's your narrative for a Kansas City walkoff win. Otherwise, #EvenYear.

Today's Lineups

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
Mike Morse - DH Salvador Perez - C
Travis Ishikawa - LF Mike Moustakas - 3B
Brandon Crawford - SS Omar Infante - 2B
Jake Peavy - RHP Yordano Ventura - RHP