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Getting World Serious
World Series Giants R Heal
Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost watches players swing in the batting cage during practice Monday, in Kansas City, Mo. The World Series between the Royals and the San Francisco Giants begins tonight. - photo by Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head. Gordon let out a huge laugh, and so did a bunch of his Kansas City Royals teammates watching Monday's workout. "I can't believe that just happened, dude," pitcher James Shields razzed.