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Yost sticks with Game 7 plan on pitching front

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More than four hours before Game 7 of the World Series, Royals manager Ned Yost outlined how he planned on setting up what he hoped would be the franchise's biggest win since 1985. Read More »

Guthrie’s ‘small act’ loomed large for dying Royals fan

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The day they buried Dan Purtell, his friends and family gathered in a bar in Binghamton, N.Y. They shared the stories of a life fully but all-too-shortly lived. They cried, they hugged, they laughed and they drank. And then the clock struck 8 p.m. ET, ... Read More »

Seven-game Series fitting way for Selig to go out

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It took the full seven games before the 2014 World Series was decided Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. And that was only fitting. This was the 22nd Fall Classic that Allan H. (Bud) Selig has presided over. And also the last. Selig will step down as... Read More »

Oct. 29 Ned Yost postgame interview

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Royals manager Ned Yost addressed the media following Game 7 of the World Series in Kansas City. Read More »

Vying for first title since ’85, Royals edged in Game 7

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They amazed, energized and captivated a community hungry for postseason baseball after a 29-year lapse and, although they couldn't capture the final prize, the Kansas City Royals made it a battle right to the end. They yielded the World Series champion... Read More »

Giants turn two after replay overturns safe call

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Giants manager Bruce Bochy came out on the winning end of a replay challenge in Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night. The Royals' Eric Hosmer dove headfirst into first base trying to break up a double play in the third inning, and he was ruled... Read More »

Royals’ Game 7 hero Saberhagen gets call for first pitch

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The Royals, perhaps attempting to recapture some of that Game 7 magic, contacted Brett Saberhagen in the eighth inning of Tuesday night's Game 6 and asked him to throw out the ceremonial pitch for Wednesday night's finale. Saberhagen said yes without h... Read More »

Fan Cave winners wrap up memorable season at Game 7

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After watching 2,430 regular-season games plus All-Star Week and a postseason culminating in a World Series Game 7, four MLB Fan Cave Dwellers were each presented with $5,000 and a thanks from Major League Baseball in a pregame field ceremony on Wednes... Read More »

Gov. Heineman denies he pressured Corrections on overcrowding (AUDIO)

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Gov. Dave Heineman denied during a legislative hearing he put pressure on the Department of Correctional Services, leading to the miscalculation of prison sentences and the premature release of inmates. Heineman appeared before the Department of Correctional Services Special Investigative Committee Wednesday during a seven-hour hearing at the Capitol. The special legislative committee has been […] Read More »

Kansas City police officer honored with Legacy Seat

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James Cisneros works off-duty security for the Royals and was stationed in the bullpen during Games 1 and 2. He assumed that his assignment would be the same for Game 7, but on Tuesday afternoon, he got the call telling him that he would have the honor... Read More »

Trip down memory lane for 1985 champion Royals

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There's nothing like a first World Series appearance in 29 years to bring players from the championship team of 1985 back to Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Starters providing relief in Game 7 not uncommon

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The possibility of Giants ace Madison Bumgarner getting a call from the bullpen in Game 7 of the World Series against the Royals on Wednesday night has been discussed so much it would be more of a surprise if he doesn't pitch than if he does. If he doe... Read More »

World Series Game 7: SF-KC in-game notebook

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Welcome to Kauffman Stadium and MLB.com's live hub for Game 7 of the World Series, which will be updated throughout the night with news and in-game highlights. Be sure to refresh often as the Royals and Giants do battle in the league's first winner-tak... Read More »

Lineup breakdown: Giants vs. Royals, Game 7

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This is it. Game 7 of the World Series between the Giants and the Royals. Here's a breakdown of the lineups. Read More »

Man on trial for murder disrupts courtroom twice

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A man on trial for murder in Omaha twice this week disrupted the courtroom twice by punching a Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy Monday and then his defense attorney Tuesday. Douglas County Sheriff’s Captain Wayne Hudson says Robert Grant was in shackles on both occasions. On Monday Grant was told it was time to leave the […] Read More »