SI's Best Photos From Game 3 of the 2014 World Series
The Kansas City Royals relied on their bullpen to take a two games to one lead in the World Series, with Greg Holland closing the door in the ninth inning for his seventh save this postseason.
Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas celebrate a job well done. Teams that have won Game 3 of the World Series have gone on to win the title 67 percent of the time.
Lorenzo Cain gets to a ball to help keep the Giants at bay.
Pablo Sandoval barehands a balll before throwing to first to record an out.
Eric Hosmer (left) celebrated his 25th birthday in style by driving in the winning run in the sixth inning with a single.
Eric Hosmer battled Javier Lopez in an 11-pitch at-bat to drive home the winning run.
Sergio Romo pitched 1 1/3 innings, striking out three Royals.
Alcides Escobar was solid in the field again and went 2-for-4 at the plate and scored twice.
Jeremy Guthrie threw five-plus innings of four-hit ball and got the win.
Michael Morse had an RBI double in the sixth inning to drive Jeremy Guthrie out of the game.
Mike Moustakas had one of the Royals six hits in Game 3.
Tim Hudson allowed three unearned runs on four hits to absorb the loss.
Buster Posey went 0-for-4 Friday night but did drive in a run in the sixth to close the gap to 3-2.
Lorenzo Cain drove in Alcides Escobar in the first inning to give Kansas City a 1-0 lead but didn't do anything else of substance at the plate the rest of the night.
The Giants had won six consecutive World Series games at their home park before Lorenzo Cain and the Royals won Friday night.
Pinch-hitting in the sixth inning, Michael Morse smashed a ball long enough to be a homer but it went foul.
After falling behind 3-0, the Giants had a mini-rally in the sixth, scoring twice.
The Panda lovers were hoping to see a Giants victory but will have to wait to see how Game 4 turns out.
Major League Baseball paid tribute to the late Tony Gwynn before Game 3 as part of its Standup to Cancer program.