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Crown town: KC treasures 1st title since ’85

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With the Royals down 2-0 entering the ninth inning of Sunday night's Game 5, the jam-packed crowd at Power & Light District wanted one more World Series mini-miracle.

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Alcides’ 15-game hit streak most in 1 postseason

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The Royals' Alcides Escobar has hit safely in each of his last 15 postseason games, dating back to Game 2 of the American League Division Series against the Astros. His 15-game hitting streak was the longest in a single postseason overall, passing Mann...

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DYK: Royals take World Series crown to KC

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It had been 30 years since the Royals won their last championship, a span of 10,962 days. But after one last dramatic comeback in the ninth inning -- their eighth comeback victory this postseason -- the Royals stormed past the Mets with a five-run 12th...

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KC’s relief corps, comebacks too tough to counter

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You could not beat the Kansas City Royals playing from behind. Their bullpen was too good. But in this postseason, you also could not beat them playing from ahead. They just kept coming back. The Royals won 11 games in the 2015 postseason. In eight of ...

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Patience, trust hallmarks of Yost’s success

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Of course Royals manager Ned Yost trusted Christian Colon when he had a World Series to win. Colon hadn't appeared in the postseason until the 12th inning of Sunday night's 7-2 victory in Game 5, when he delivered the pinch-hit, RBI single that ignited...

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Mighty KC! Royals rise in 9th, rule the World

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Christian Colon delivered an RBI single in his only at-bat of the postseason to spark a five-run 12th inning that gave the Royals their first World Series championship in 30 years with a 7-2 victory over the Mets in Game 5 on Sunday night at Citi Field.

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Perez voted unanimous World Series MVP

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Maybe this was Salvador Perez's unshakable destiny, to be limping down this hallway in the basement of Citi Field, cleats clattering on the hard ground, shirt dripping with champagne, hands clutching the World Series Most Valuable Player Award presente...

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‘Trust’ key to Royals’ comeback gene

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The big question regarding the Royals this postseason? How do they do it? How do they keep coming back in games? After an eighth-inning rally produced a stunning 5-3 win over the Mets in Game 4 of the World Series, the Royals now have seven come-from-b...

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Royals, Mets stay course with Game 5 lineups

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Hoping to turn the tide and hold off the Royals in Game 5 of the World Series tonight (8 p.m. ET game time on FOX) at Citi Field, Mets manager Terry Collins is sticking with nearly the same lineup he used in Games 3 and 4, the only difference being rig...

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Royals fans get Halloween treat with rally, win

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For elated Royals fans looking to celebrate both a World Series victory and Halloween on Saturday night, the Power & Light District was their version of Times Square on New Year's Eve.

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Tale of the Tape: Volquez vs. Harvey, Game 5

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Game 5 of the World Series will pin Edinson Volquez and Matt Harvey against each other on Sunday at Citi Field (8 p.m. ET game time on FOX), with one pitcher looking to stave off elimination and the other trying to clinch a championship. The rematch of...

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DYK: KC’s late heroics continue in Game 4 win

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Down a run entering the eighth inning, the Royals rode a three-run rally and a six-out save from Wade Davis to a 5-3 win over the Mets in Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday night at Citi Field. Here are some notable facts and figures from Game 4.

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Two-inning save no sweat for calm, cool Davis

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Wade Davis wasn't letting anyone know his eighth- and ninth-inning domination Saturday night was anything special. His Royals teammates did elaborate hand slaps and body bumps to celebrate their 5-3 comeback victory over the Mets at Citi Field in World...

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