Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer takes the throw to first as San Francisco Giants Gregor Blanco dives to first base on a ground out during the eighth inning of Game 3 of baseball's World Series Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 25, 2014 - 8:17am
SAN FRANCISCO - Summoned in a tough spot, Royals rookie Brandon Finnegan trotted in from the bullpen, threw his warmup pitches and then did something curious.
He walked behind the mound, took off his hat, rubbed his hair and looked at the right-field foul pole.