“It was the only name he could come up with maybe. I don’t know if his memory is as good as mine,” Rodgers said Wednesday.
“I think we can be good — we can be really, really good,” Matthews said. “I think we deserve to be talked (about) as contenders in the West. I really believe that.”
“We want an easy game, and until we’re going to want to compete at the level we were last year then we’re going to struggle,” coach Patrick Roy said. “We’re not sharp mentally, we’re making bad decisions. Yeah, we battled back and I’m very happy about that, but we need to play 60 minutes.”
“They’ve obviously been on a great run. You don’t get here without that,” Bumgarner said. “I think our team is concentrating on what they need to do, not what the Royals are doing.”
“I think it started about halfway through the year,” said left fielder Alex Gordon, whose jarring catch at the wall in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series not only left him bruised and battered, but also got him a stadium full of hat tips.
“Peyton gave me a new perspective about how hard people as great as him work,” Lawson said. “How he takes practice so serious and things like that.
“I can’t believe that just happened, dude,” pitcher James Shields razzed.
A position-by-position look at the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals going into the World Series, starting Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium:
Delivering her sentence, Judge Thokozile Masipa cited the “gross negligence” the double-amputee Olympic runner showed when he shot Steenkamp multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home