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Probable Pitchers

San Francisco Giants @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Madison Bumgarner, LHP
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    Madison Bumgarner, last 3 starts
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    Madison Bumgarner, last 5 years vs. KC
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After winning the NLCS MVP Award, Bumgarner gets the ball for a Game 1 on the road in a second consecutive series. The southpaw hasn't allowed a postseason run away from home in an MLB-record 26 2/3 innings, a streak that dates back to 2010.

James Shields, RHP
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    James Shields, regular season
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Shields gets the Game 1 call for the third time this postseason, after starting the Wild Card win over the A's and Game 1 vs. the O's in the ALCS. In between he beat the Halos to close out the ALDS, putting together a 5.63 ERA over the three outings.

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