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Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener
World Series Giants R Heal
San Francisco Giants Hunter Pence (8) is congratulated by his teammates after hitting a two-run home run during the first inning of Game 1 of the World Series on in Kansas City, Mo. - photo by Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll. Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence homered early and the Giants showed off their October poise, shutting down the Royals 7-1 Tuesday night in the World Series opener. From the get-go, the Giants simply did everything right to win their seventh straight World Series game.