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Tale of the tape: Giants-Royals, Game 2

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Here's a breakdown of the pitchers for Game 2 of the World Series: the Giants' Jake Peavy and the Royals' Yordano Ventura. Read More »

World Series Game 1: SF-KC in-game notebook

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Welcome to MLB.com's live game notebook for Game 1 of the World Series at Kauffman Stadium, which will be consistently refreshed with news of the day and key developments from earlier in the day. For real-time updates, follow in Gameday. In the At Bat ... Read More »

Kidney stone no longer an issue for Shields

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James Shields went into tonight's Game 1 World Series start for the Royals with the effects of a kidney stone apparently behind him. Read More »

Venezuela well represented in World Series

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Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval and Royals catcher Salvador Perez are longtime friends from their days playing baseball together in Carabobo state in Venezuela in their early teens. Never in their wildest dreams could they have imagined facing each... Read More »

Guthrie, Vargas to start Games 3 and 4

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Jeremy Guthrie will start Game 3 and Jason Vargas will follow in Game 4, Royals manager Ned Yost announced before tonight's World Series opener at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Trailblazing ’80 Royals gave KC first taste of Series

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Most of the time, when somebody mentions the Royals, it's about this season or 1985. But what about 1980? Nobody talks about that World Series, and guess who was in it? Read More »

Lineup breakdown: Giants vs. Royals, Game 1

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Following a considerable layoff for both teams since their respective Championship Series wrapped up, the Giants and Royals will get underway with Game 1 of the World Series tonight at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City (8 p.m. ET on FOX). Here is a break... Read More »

AFL honor soured by Zimmer’s shoulder woes

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It appears Royals prospect Kyle Zimmer could be out for an undetermined amount of time after earning the Arizona Fall League's Pitcher of the Week honors, as there is a possibility that he has re-injured his shoulder. Read More »

Catch ‘em if you can: Dyson, Gore proving dynamic

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Kansas City Royals speedsters Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore may well be the final components that convince front-office executives that the game of baseball has changed. Read More »

Royals swap Colon for Nix on World Series roster

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The World Series roster for the Royals looks very familiar. It's virtually the same as the one for the American League Championship Series and Division Series. Read More »

Howser’s daughter is with Kansas City all the way

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Play your kind of baseball, Royals -- unrelenting, always ready, and capable. Know we are with you, support you and appreciate you. A lifetime of gratitude extended to our family assures that Kansas City understands and appreciates the quality of what ... Read More »

Shields important piece of Royals’ plan in action

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James Shields will take the ball opposite Giants ace Madison Bumgarner in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night. It lined up that way because Shields was skipped on normal rest for Game 4 of the AL Championship Series, partly because, as The Kans... Read More »

Tale of the tape: Giants-Royals, Game 1

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Here's a breakdown of the pitchers for Game 1 of the World Series: the Giants' Madison Bumgarner and the Royals' James Shields. Read More »

Wait is over: Fall Classic returns to Kansas City

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Six days after celebrating an American League pennant in front of their own fans by dispatching the Orioles, the Royals will host the Giants in the first World Series matchup between the clubs. First pitch in Game 1 of the best-of-seven series is sched... Read More »

Finnegan set for World Series after college run

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Sitting in his criminal justice classes four months ago at Texas Christian University, Brandon Finnegan could not wait to be done with college so he could go play professional baseball. Read More »