KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single in a five-run sixth inning, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits and the Kansas City Royals opened a 7-2 lead over San Francisco after six innings Wednesday night as they tried to even the World Series at one game apiece.
Giants match a World Series record by using five pitchers in an inning that started with Jake Peavy on a roll. The 32-minute bottom of the sixth ended with the Royals having scored five times to take a 7-2 lead.
HONG KONG (AP) — Smooth jazz star Kenny G insisted Thursday he's not a foreign provocateur supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, after Beijing signaled its displeasure over his inharmonious visit and repeated concerns about meddling by external forces.