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Royals To Face San Francisco Giants In World Series

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The Kansas City Royals will face off against the San Francisco Giants in the 2014 World Series.

The Giants secured their spot as the NLCS Champions Thursday, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 in San Francisco. The game was the fifth in a best-of-seven series to clinch the pennant.

The Giants tied up the score 3-3 in the bottom of the eighth with a solo homerun from Michael Morse. After switching out the pitcher in the top of the ninth, they kept the score tied into the bottom of the inning.

Travis Ishikawa finished the series with a homerun, something the Giants didn't do often in the postseason.

The Giants lost one game in the NLCS, the second of the series, 5-4.

In the regular season, the Royals swept the Giants in a three-game series in August. But KCUR sports reporter Greg Echlin says they have had an impressive postseason, and still pose a great threat to the Royals.

The Giants will meet the Royals for game one of the best-of-seven World Series at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City on Oct. 21.

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