Giants Versus Royals: The Walk-Up Songs Tally

The bases are loaded. It's the bottom of the ninth with two outs. The score is 5–4 and the game is weighing on the final batter.

Before the first pitch, what do we hear before the stadium erupts? A hand-picked song that not only reflects the player's musical taste, but helps get his adrenaline pumping.

The 2014 World Series pitting the San Francisco Giants against the Kansas City Royals kicked off Oct. 21. To celebrate we're providing you with a list of walk-up songs for each team's Game 1 starting lineup, based on information from Billboard and Major League Baseball. But there's a twist to our list: We have tallied up the total GRAMMY winners represented in the walk-up songs for each team.

Will the team with the highest GRAMMY score ultimately capture the Commissioner's Trophy? Make sure you tune in to the World Series and keep our tally handy to find out.

(Note: GRAMMY winners noted in bold.)

San Francisco Giants

Player: Gregor Blanco, CF
Music: "DJ Turn It Up," Yellow Claw; "Welcome To Jamrock," Damian Marley
GRAMMY Score: 1

Player: Joe Panik, 2B
Music: "Dirt Off Your Shoulder," Jay Z
GRAMMY Score: 1

Player: Buster Posey, C
Music: "Hell On Wheels," Brantley Gilbert
GRAMMY Score: 0

Player: Pablo Sandoval, 3B
Music: "Del Envidioso Me Rio," Arcángel featuring Jay The Prince and José Reyes
GRAMMY Score: 0

Player: Hunter Pence, RF
Music: "More Human Than Human," White Zombie
GRAMMY Score: 0

Player: Brandon Belt, FB
Music: "99 Problems," Jay Z
GRAMMY Score: 1

Player: Michael Morse, FB
Music: "The Man Right Chea," Mystikal; "In The Air Tonight," Phil Collins; "Take On Me," A-ha; "Act Right," Yo Gotti Featuring Young Jeezy and YG
GRAMMY Score: 1

Player: Travis Ishikawa, LF
Music: "Ignition," TobyMac
GRAMMY Score: 1

Player: Brandon Crawford, SS
Music: "Berzerk," Eminem; "0 To 100," Drake; "Jungle," Andre Nickatina and Equipto
GRAMMY Score: 2

Player: Madison Bumgarner, P
Music: "Fire On The Mountain," the Marshall Tucker Band
GRAMMY Score: 0

San Francisco Giants Walk-Up Songs Playlist

Kansas City Royals

Player: Alcides Escobar, SS
Music: "Que Viva la Vida," Wisin; "Travesuras (Official Remix)," Nicky Jam
GRAMMY Score: 1

Player: Nori Aoki, RF
Music: "Right Round," Flo Rida
GRAMMY Score: 0

Player: Lorenzo Cain, CF
Music: "Type Of Way," Rich Homie Quan
GRAMMY Score: 0

Player: Eric Hosmer, 1B
Music: "Some Cut," Trillville
GRAMMY Score: 0

Player: Billy Butler, DH
Music: "Dirt," Florida Georgia Line
GRAMMY Score: 0

Player: Alex Gordon, LF
Music: "Only When I Walk Away," Justin Timberlake
GRAMMY Score: 1

Player: Salvador Pérez, C
Music: "No Hay Amigo," José Reyes
GRAMMY Score: 0

Player: Omar Infante, 2B
Music: "Archangel," Gucci Boys Club; "Limbo," Daddy Yankee; and "Sube Las Manos Pa Arriba," Pitbull
GRAMMY Score: 0

Player: Mike Moustakas, 3B
Music: "Tha Crossroads," Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
GRAMMY Score: 1

Player: James Shields, P
Music: "Decay," Sevendust
GRAMMY Score: 0

Kansas City Royals Walk-Up Songs Playlist

Final GRAMMY Score: 7–3, Giants

Will this push the Giants over the top? And what tune would you choose for your walk-up song? Let us know in the comments section below.

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