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’79 Bucs last road team to win World Series Game 7

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The Pirates made ancient history in 1979: Those Bucs are the last club to win a World Series Game 7 on the road. Since, nine others have tried and come up empty. Wednesday night, the Giants will try to avoid making it 0-for-10. Read More »

Royals put ball in play, put game away

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The Royals got all they wanted in this inning and on this night. Game 6 was essentially over not long after it started, as Kansas City's seven-run second paved the way to a 10-0 victory that gave the club its ticket to Game 7 at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Cain raises game to put Royals on the cusp of crown

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Lorenzo Cain's production has the Royals on the brink of a championship. The 28-year-old center fielder reached base four times and drove in three of the Royals' 10 runs on Tuesday, a continuation of his steady production over the better part of the la... Read More »

Two great teams, one final showdown

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That this World Series will deliver a Game 7 just feels right. This is how this baseball season had to end. The Royals and Giants have already given us a compelling six games, transforming the Fall Classic into a showcase for two gifted teams that have... Read More »

Ventura pays tribute to Taveras with outing

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Yordano Ventura's friend, Oscar Taveras, was on his mind during his Game 6 start, but his focus was obviously on the job at hand -- pitch the Royals into a Game 7 against the Giants. Read More »

G6 DYK: KC shutout largest in WS since 1985

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The Royals put up some of their best postseason numbers in franchise history en route to a 10-0 victory over the Giants on Tuesday to set up a winner-take-all Game 7 in the World Series. Here are some of the more interesting facts and figures to come out of Game 6. Read More »

Rested ‘pen tops 10 reasons Royals will win Game 7

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Kansas City's three shutdown relievers -- all of whom have better stuff than most closers -- could work four innings in tonight's Game 7, maybe even more. That's a huge edge for the Royals, even if the Giants do use Madison Bumgarner out of their bullp... Read More »

Did you know: Giants-Royals part of Game 7 history

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The home team has won each of the last nine World Series Game 7s, dating to 1982. The Royals will host the Giants on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium to decide a winner in the 2014 Fall Classic. Read More »

Statcast: Cain’s bloop single breaks open Game 6

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The Royals didn't exactly tear the cover off the ball in the second inning on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium, but that didn't prevent a seven-run outburst that set up a 10-0 victory over the Giants in Game 6 of the World Series. Statcast breaks down... Read More »

Oct. 28 Yordano Ventura postgame interview

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Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura addressed the media with teammate Christian Colon serving as interpreter after Game 6 of the World Series in Kansas City. Read More »

Royals force Game 7 as bats erupt, Ventura cruises

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Maybe it was the passion in the home crowd. Maybe it was more magic from the Royals' bag. Maybe it was the spirit of 1985. Whatever it was, it worked magnificently for the Royals and Yordano Ventura as they forced a Game 7 in the 110th World Series wit... Read More »

Tale of the tape: Giants-Royals, Game 7

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Here's a breakdown of the pitching matchup for Game 7 of the World Series at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday between the Giants' Tim Hudson and the Royals' Jeremy Guthrie. Read More »

Oct. 28 Ned Yost postgame interview

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Royals manager Ned Yost addressed the media after Game 6 of the World Series in Kansas City. Read More »

No guts, no glory: Guthrie draws Game 7 start

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Jeremy Guthrie will make the biggest start of his career tonight as the Royals go for the World Series championship in the winner-take-all Game 7 at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Loyal Royal Sweeney cherishes connection to club

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Although Mike Sweeney doesn't feel any pangs watching the Royals make their frenetic push through October, it does serve as a reminder that he wasn't able to do the same with the organization when he was in uniform. In that respect he's glad to be cont... Read More »