Instead, the Royals punched back, reminding the Giants that they are not the 2010 Texas Rangers or the 2012 Detroit Tigers. But we already knew that, didn't we? We also know this:
10 of the last 11 teams to win Game 1 of the World Series went on to win it all.
10 times the Giants have sat 1-1 after two World Series games, and they've lost 8 of those Series.
Hmm... So, it's going to be like that then.