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Royals’ three-headed ‘pen monster devours O’s

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Game 4 of the AL Championship Series was already won in the sixth inning on Wednesday. That's just the way it is with these Royals, when Kelvin Herrera emerges from the bullpen to begin a must-see three-man show that ends with Greg Holland. Wade Davis,... Read More »

Royals come up big again playing small ball

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Within Kansas City's first four hitters in the first, it grabbed a two-run lead on Wednesday in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series. The manner in which the runs scored embodied the head-scratching way the Royals managed to produce runs this season: i... Read More »

Loyalty, patience pay off for Gordon, Butler

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As the Royals celebrated the American League pennant, their first since 1985, Alex Gordon and Billy Butler, after spending countless years imagining this moment, couldn't quite believe it. Read More »

Royals revel in club’s return to World Series

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After pulling out yet another nail-biter in Game 4 to sweep the Orioles in the ALCS, the Royals let loose on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium, celebrating the club's first trip to the World Series since 1985. Read More »

Royals ride unprecedented streak into World Series

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The Royals -- on this stage for the first time in 29 years -- are the first team in history to start the postseason with eight straight wins, topping the seven amassed by the 1976 Reds and 2007 Rockies. Read More »

Statcast: Gordon’s incredible off-the-wall grab

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Statcast technology illustrated just how Alex Gordon made an incredible catch in left field during the Royals' 2-1 win against the Orioles in Game 4 of the ALCS on Wednesday. Read More »

Orioles-Royals, ALCS Game 4: Did you know?

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The Royals clinched their first World Series berth in 29 years on Wednesday as they finished off their AL Championship Series sweep of the Orioles with a 2-1 victory. Here is a look at some of the more intriguing facts to come out of Game 4. Read More »

Oct. 15: Lorenzo Cain postgame interview

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Center fielder and ALCS MVP Lorenzo Cain talks about the Royals clinching the AL pennant after sweeping the Orioles. Read More »

Oct. 15: Ned Yost postgame interview

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Manager Ned Yost talks about the Royals clinching the AL pennant after sweeping the Orioles in the ALCS. Read More »

Royal Cain: Outfielder named ALCS MVP

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Lorenzo Cain's hot bat and clutch defense earned the Royals' center fielder the American League Championship Series MVP Award on Wednesday. Read More »

Royals sweep Orioles to earn shot at crown

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The Royals earned their first trip the World Series since 1985 with a 2-1 victory at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday to sweep the Orioles in the American League Championship Series Read More »

Brothers travel around the world to see Royals

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Once their beloved Royals -- their hometown team -- had advanced to the American League Championship Series, there was simply no way Naftali and Yoni Schwartz were going to miss Games 3 and 4 at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

ALCS Game 4: BAL-KC in-game notebook

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Welcome to MLB.com's live game notebook, which will be consistently refreshed with news of the day and key developments from earlier in the game. For real-time updates, follow on Gameday. In the At Bat App, go to Postseason in the main menu. Read More »

Ventura good to go if Game 6 needed

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Yordano Ventura, who exited Game 2 of the ALCS against the Orioles after 5 2/3 innings with a stiff right shoulder, remains on track to start Game 6 on Friday if necessary. Read More »

Dyson not concerned over Flaherty incident ahead of Game 4

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Jarrod Dyson's mouth often runs as fast as his legs, so his comments regarding Orioles third baseman Ryan Flaherty's supposed knee drop in Tuesday's Game 3 remained a hot topic Wednesday, though he downplayed them when asked about the incident again. Read More »