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  • WWE's Randy Orton disses Royals in Kansas City, John Cena defends them

    Mike Oz at Big League Stew8 hrs ago

    You didn't think it was just radio stations having fun with Kansas City Royals being in the World Series, did you? World Wrestling Entertainment's popular "Monday Night Raw" was live from Kansas City on World Series Eve, and the occasion wasn't going to pass without cheap heat.

    Randy Orton — the star of those hilarious RKO Vines — was called on to anger the Kansas City crowd by dissing the Royals. He's a good fit, considering he's from St. Louis.

    Orton was cutting a promo against John Cena when a "Let's Go Royals" chant broke out in the crowd. Orton quickly flipped into super heel mode and told the fans:

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    Tue, Oct 21
    5:07 PM PDT
    San Francisco at Kansas City
    Preview Game
  • Giants fan who caught and returned Travis Ishikawa's walk-off homer gets World Series tickets

    Mark Townsend at Big League Stew2 days ago

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    After San Francisco Giants left fielder Travis Ishikawa connected for a historic three-run walk-off home run in the ninth inning of NLCS Game 5, not everybody at AT&T Park knew where the ball ended up. They just knew St. Louis Cardinals right fielder Oscar Taveras didn't catch it, and that meant the Giants were headed back to the World Series for the third time since 2010.

    Even Giants pitcher Jake Peavy was unaware as he ran on to the field. As Ishikawa neared third base, Peavy nearly terminated his home run trot with a bear hug because he'd thought the ball ricocheted off the wall for a double. 

    One person who did know though was long-time Giants fan Frank Burke. That's because he was the lucky fan who caught the ball as it skimmed over the top of the high brick wall in right field, making Ishikawa only the fourth player in MLB history to hit a postseason pennant-clinching home run. 

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