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Jake Peavy can give the San Francisco Giants a commanding lead in the World Series on Wednesday when he takes the ball for Game 2 against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. [url=]Dennis Smith Jr. Blue Jersey[/url] . Its been a tale of two seasons for Peavy, who was just 1-9 with a 4.72 ERA and 20 home runs allowed in 20 starts for Boston before he was traded to the Giants. Since hes been in San Francisco, though, reunited with former manager Bruce Bochy, Peavy has resembled the pitcher who won an NL Cy Young Award with the San Diego Padres in 2007. Peavy pitched to a 2.17 ERA and won six of his 12 starts with the Giants after the late-July deal. Hes also carried that into the postseason, surrendering just two earned runs in 9 2/3 innings in two starts. The 33-year-old hurler will try to follow another marvelous outing from Madison Bumgarner in Game 1 on Tuesday. Bumgarner continued to cement his status as the best postseason pitcher in baseball on Tuesday in Game 1, as he gave up one run over seven innings and the Giants rolled past Kansas City, 7-1. Hunter Pence provided the offense with a two-run home run and Pablo Sandoval reached base safely for the 24th straight postseason game with an RBI double in the first inning. San Francisco has now won seven straight World Series games. The winner of Game 1 has gone on to win 10 of the last 11 World Series and 15 of the past 17, with 2002 (San Francisco defeating Anaheim) and 2009 (Philadelphia defeating New York) being the lone exceptions. However, the last five road teams to win Game 1 have lost Game 2. Bumgarners only mistake was a two-out home run to Royals catcher Salvador Perez in the seventh inning, which ended his MLB-record scoreless innings streak on the road at 32 2/3 frames. It was just about going out and making pitches and executing, Bumgarner said. I know thats a boring answer, but for me, thats all it is, is Im just trying to make pitches and take all that other stuff and push it aside and just concentrate on moving the ball around, getting ahead, and getting outs and getting us back in the dugout. The Royals saw their postseason winning streak come to an end at 11 games, as they fell for the first time in nine tries in these playoffs. We didnt expect to come in here and sweep the San Francisco Giants, Royals manager Ned Yost said. We knew that this was a series that was going to go deep. We know how tough they are. They swung the bats really well. The Royals, meanwhile, will turn to 23-year-old rookie Yordano Ventura, who has been battling some shoulder issues. He left his ALCS start versus the Orioles with tightness in his right shoulder after allowing four runs and five hits in 5 2/3 innings. After pitching to a 3.20 ERA during the season, Ventura has allowed seven runs in 13 innings this postseason. Of course, Ventura almost ended the Royals postseason chances when he served up a three-run home run in relief of Shields in Kansas Citys wild card game. He bounced back with a marvelous ALDS effort against the Los Angeles Angels, though, before being roughed up by the Os. For me, another thing I focus on is to live day by day, Ventura said with Game 3 starter Jeremy Guthrie serving as his translator. Really, what happened (against) Oakland, I had moved past that. These teams actually met in the regular season, as the Royals completed a three-game sweep at Kauffman Stadium. [url=]Dennis Smith Jr. Authentic Jersey[/url] . Golden States second straight road win wasnt painless. David Lee scored a season-high 29 points -- 13 in the fourth quarter -- and Nate Robinson added 17 points, leading the Warriors to a 105-95 win Tuesday night over the road-worn Cleveland Cavaliers. [url=]Dennis Smith Jr. Youth Jersey[/url] . In the days leading up to the draft, and TSN Radio basketball analyst Duane Watson looks at some of the names that will be headlining the event. Tonight, Michigans Nik Stauskas of Mississauga, Ontario. [url=][/url] . The game got off to a less-than-ideal start for the Jets as Oliver Ekman-Larsson found a wide open net from the slot and opened the scoring for the Coyotes a lead in the first period, but Olli Jokinen answered back just over half a minute later.South Africas Charl Schwartzel has joined compatriot Louis Oosthuizen in deciding to skip this years Olympics. Just days after Oosthuizen added his name to a lengthening list of golfers who have opted to give the Rio de Janeiro games a miss, world No 20 Schwartzel has followed suit.South African legend Gary Player, who will captain his countrys golfers at the Olympics, where golf is returning after a 112-year absence, revealed Schwartzels decision in a statement. I am sad and disappointed that several top players have withdrawn from the Olympic Games in Rio, he said. I was sorry to hear that Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel have withdrawn their names from consideration.I would have given anything to play in the Olympics. South Africa had a great team, but now obviously, it will not be as good. Gary Player is team captain for his country in Brazil this summer Oosthuizen confirmed his decision to skip Rio last week, saying he had pulled out after family and schedule issues. [url=]Dennis Smith Jr. Jersey[/url]. ellow major-winner Adam Scott of Australia also pulled out last week, citing an extremely busy playing schedule around the time of the Olympics.Scotts decision was greeted with a chorus of disapproval in his homeland, with Australian swimming great Dawn Fraser leading the catcalls. Well done, Adam, great to put your country on hold so that you can fulfil your own schedule, Fraser said.Player meanwhile said modern players should give back to golf by playing in the Olympics. Players today make so much and should be giving back, he said. The Olympics is one way they can do that since there is no prize money. Golf is one of the most popular sports in the world and our best players should be showcased on the biggest stage in sports.rcw/bc Also See: Garner: Im born to race Rio boost for Daley in Kazan Two killed in Rio accident McGinley annoyed by Rio snubs [url=]Cheap NFL Jerseys[/url] [url=]Wholesale Jerseys[/url] [url=]Wholesale NFL Jerseys[/url] [url=]Jerseys From China[/url] [url=]Wholesale NFL Jerseys[/url] [url=]Cheap NFL Jerseys[/url] [url=]Cheap Jerseys[/url] [url=]Cheap NFL Jerseys[/url] ' ' '

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