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(NEWSER)– The World Series was slipping away from the San Francisco Giants. A botched grounder led to a three-run deficit, and they were in danger of falling behind the Kansas City Royals three games to one. Instead of panic, it was time for some Panda-monium, complete with four fans in the first row near the Giants dugout wearing giant white panda heads as they cheered on Pablo Sandoval, nicknamed Kung Fu Panda.

Sandoval's single set up Hunter Pence to score the tying run in the fifth inning and the 2012 Series MVP followed with a go-ahead, two-run single in the sixth that sent the Giants surging past the Kansas City Royals 11-4 last night at pulsating AT&T Park. The Series is tied at two games apiece, ensuring the title will be decided in Kansas City next week. "We never give up, that's the thing," said Sandoval, who shook off a stomach bug after starting to feel ill Friday. "We've been doing it all year in these situations. We know how that feels."

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