The San Francisco Giants won the 2014 World Series, beating the Kansas City Royals by a score of three runs to two in the seventh game of the series. The win marked the third time in five years that the Giants won a World Series title.
The World Series Most Valuable Player award went to pitcher Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants. Bumgarner struck out 17 batters in 21 innings of pitching, allowing only one run the entire series. His pitching record was two wins, zero losses and one save. Other Giants players with strong World Series performances included hitters Hunter Pence and Pablo Sandoval.