The Royals and Giants start the World Series on Tuesday at Kauffman, a place where the Giants didn’t have much fun on their last trip.
This is the second time this year that the San Francisco Giants arrive in Kansas City to face a Royals team on a hot streak.
The series happened when Kansas City was in the midst of its hottest stretch of the season: From July 22 to Aug. 23, the Royals went 24-6.
When the Giants arrived, the Royals were on a four-game winning streak (that began with a win over Oakland), and the Royals would win four more before the streak was over.
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The Royals retook first place in the AL Central the night after the Giants series ended with a 3-2 win over the A’s.
Here’s a look at The Star’s coverage during the Royals’ three-game sweep over the Giants in early August in Kansas City.