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Like his young players, Yost ‘having a blast’

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There's an old saying that a ballclub takes on the characteristics of its manager. Ned Yost, though, might be reversing that as he assumes the characteristics of his laid-back players. Read More »

Getting Butler, KC crowd back gives Yost confidence

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Between getting designated hitter Billy Butler back in the starting lineup and the remainder of the World Series at home, Royals manager Ned Yost was full of confidence on the eve of a must-win Game 6. Read More »

Home is sweet: All-Star win looms large for Royals

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The Royals are back home with the faithful at Kauffman Stadium to finish their remarkable October saga. For this, they owe a hearty thank you to their American League brethren -- notably Mike Trout, Derek Jeter and Miguel Cabrera. Read More »

Oct. 27 Yordano Ventura workout day interview

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On the eve of his Game 6 start, Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura meets with the media. Read More »

Oct. 27 Ned Yost workout day interview

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Royals manager Ned Yost meets the media the day before Game 6 of the World Series. Read More »

Fall Stars Game filled to brim with talent

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Several of the best prospects in baseball will collide on Saturday in the ninth annual Fall Stars Game, the yearly All-Star Game for the Arizona Fall League. This year's contest will feature 14 players on MLBPipeline.com's Top 100 Prospects list, headl... Read More »

There’s something about Game 6

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Through the years, Game 6 of the World Series has had an almost mystical ability to thrill us and chill us and etch itself into our hearts and minds. Now we've got another, coming up tonight at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. Read More »

Love for Howser still resonates strongly in KC

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Former Royals manager Dick Howser left an impression on his players and fans in Kansas City with his personality and results, including the 1985 World Series title. Read More »

Royals’ defense vulnerable in loss

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As unusual as it is to see shortstop Alcides Escobar involved in so many defensive lapses, the Royals were quick to chalk it up as just another chapter in what has so far been an unpredictable, topsy-turvy World Series. Read More »

Royals’ shift backfires on Belt’s bunt single

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The Royals, who aren't exactly the free-wheeling Rays when it comes to displacing infielders, were beaten by their own shift when Brandon Belt laid down the first bunt single of his career with a runner on first base and no outs in the second inning, l... Read More »

Royals face elimination after Game 5 shutout loss

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Now the lead has shifted in the San Francisco Giants' favor, three victories to two. But the World Series site is also shifting, to the home field of the trailing Kansas City Royals. Left-hander Madison Bumgarner stifled the Royals on four hits in a sh... Read More »

Royals’ winning formula scrambled in two straight losses

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Cracks have started to form in the Royals' game plan with back-to-back losses in the World Series, including dropping Game 5, 5-0, on Sunday night. Read More »

Back home, Ventura, Royals aim to force Game 7

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Three World Series championships in five seasons? In this day and age? With an expanded postseason format and revenue sharing and general competitive balance? That's what you'd call a Giant undertaking. The Royals, meanwhile, have a giant undertaking o... Read More »

Cain pads highlight reel with great running grab

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Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain, who was sporting a notable limp the night before, tracked down a deep fly ball in the fifth inning Sunday night to keep Kansas City within striking distance in Game 5 of the World Series. Read More »

Statcast: Cain robs Pence of extra bases

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Lorenzo Cain has spent much of this postseason flying all over the outfield to take hits away from opposing batters. He added another clip to his October highlight reel on Sunday night, in Game 5 of the World Series, helping to keep the Royals close in... Read More »