Ray Ratto


KANSAS CITY, MO. -- Of course this is going to be about Tim Lincecum, because the predetermined narrative demands it. It’s enough to make your brain throb.


Programming note: For the most comprehensive World Series coverage from Kansas City, watch "October Quest" today at 4 p.m., and immediately after Game 2 on Comcast SportsNet Ba


Buster Posey has already given up a key advantage to his Kansas City counterpart Salvador Perez, and stubborn old coot that he is, Posey will do nothing to counter it.


Programming note: For comprehensive Giants-Royals World Series coverage, watch "October Quest" tonight at 6:30 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area


There is no useful news from the World Series, at least not yet, but while we wait for the mayors to make a bet that will make both constituencies yearn for a monarchy, there is this.