Tim Hudson freely admits that he expected to be here a long time ago, not make his first World Series appearance in Game 3 Friday at AT&T Park at age 39. He plans to continue relying on his low-90s sinker while spurning Kansas City's run game.
When the Giants' Hunter Pence hit a ground ball into the hole in the sixth inning on Wednesday night, it provided another highlight-reel opportunity in Game 2 of the World Series. But as Statcast tracking technology shows, the numbers were working against Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar.
Now we've got a Series. The Royals bounced back from their first loss of the postseason with a 7-2 victory over the Giants in Game 2 at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday night, knotting up the Series at a game apiece as the teams head for San Francisco.