Strat-O-Matic simulates 2014 World Series

San Francisco 1 9 0
Kansas City  2 3 2
HR: L. Cain
Tied at 1 going into the bottom of the 8th inning, Billy Butler leads off with a single against Madison Bumgarner, Terrance Gore steals second base as a pinch runner, Alex Gordon lays down a sacrifice bunt, and then with two outs in the inning, it is Omar Infante who plays the hero – singling off of new pitcher Sergio Romo to give Kansas City the lead. KC receives a combined four scoreless innings from Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland to take Game 1.
San Francisco  2 3 2
Kansas City  5 9 1
HR: none
Kansas City explodes for four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning on RBI hits from Lorenzo Cain, Billy Butler and Alex Gordon. Yordano Ventura pitches well for KC: 6 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 2 BB and 6 K’s. The back end of the Kansas City bullpen locks down the win once again with three scoreless innings from Herrera, Davis and Holland.
Kansas City   0 8 2
San Francisco 1 9 0
HR: none
In the most dramatic game of the series, San Francisco wins a 1-0 thriller on a walk-off RBI single by Pablo Sandoval in the bottom of the 9th inning against Greg Holland.
Kansas City   2 6 0
San Francisco 1 6 0
HR: none
Kansas City steals Game 4 on the road, led by the arm of Jason Vargas, who pitches six innings and allows just one earned run on six hits with no walks and three strikeouts. Alex Gordon has the big hit of the game, launching a two-run triple in the top of the 4th inning off of San Francisco starter Ryan Vogelsong to give Kansas City a 2-1 lead they would not relinquish. Herrera, Davis and Holland shut the door with three scoreless innings in relief.
Kansas City  1 8 0
San Francisco 4 7 0
HR: B. Belt
San Francisco staves off elimination and forces a Game 6. Brandon Belt sets the stage with a solo HR in the bottom of the 2nd inning and SF tacks on three more runs in the bottom of the third. Madison Bumgarner is dominant, hurling seven innings and allowing just one earned run on seven hits with no walks and six strikeouts. Nori Aoki, Lorenzo Cain and Eric Hosmer have two hits a piece in the losing effort.
San Francisco 3 7 0
Kansas City   7 9 0
HR: G. Blanco, B. Posey
Kansas City scores five runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, highlighted by a two-run single off the bat of Eric Hosmer. Yordano Ventura allows just two earned runs in six innings for his second win of the series. Buster Posey strikes out against Greg Holland for the final out, as Kansas City celebrates its first World Series title since 1985 in front of its home fans.