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Yost views Gore as necessary part of roster

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Anyone watching the Royals' first four playoff games can have no doubt that pinch-runner Terrance Gore is a valuable asset to the team. Read More »

Blink-and-you’ll-miss-him Gore soaking up KC’s run

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Terrance Gore has turned into the Herb Washington of his generation, a basestealing specialist who epitomizes the speed and maneuverability of the Royals, baseball's hottest team. Read More »

Royals give fans chance to buy potential World Series tix

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The Royals announced on Tuesday that there would be very limited single-game ticket availability for possible World Series games at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Five questions facing Royals before ALCS

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The Royals open the ALCS against the Orioles on Friday at 7 p.m. CT (watch on TBS), and here are five things to look for from the club's perspective. Read More »

Three keys for Royals in ALCS against Orioles

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Here are three keys for the Royals if they're going to dispatch the Orioles in the ALCS (Game 1 is scheduled for Friday at 7 p.m. CT on TBS). Read More »

LCS start times set through Saturday

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Start times for the League Championship Series games have been set through Saturday. The Royals and Orioles will begin the AL Championship Series on Friday night at Camden Yards. First pitch is scheduled for 8:07 p.m. ET (watch on TBS). Read More »

Shields almost certain to start ALCS Game 1

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James Shields will start Game 1 of the American League Championship Series for the Royals on Friday at 7:07 p.m. CT (watch on TBS). Probably. Read More »

Position by position breakdown: Royals-Orioles

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Deep postseason runs have been a long time coming in Baltimore and Kansas City, and now the two organizations collide in what promises to be an exhilarating American League Championship Series, which begins Friday at Camden Yards on TBS. Here's a look ... Read More »

Butler thrills fans with steal

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Royals designated hitter Billy Butler, regarded more for his exploits with his bat then his legs, swiped second base successfully in the third inning off unassuming Angels reliever Hector Santiago, startling and thrilling the crowd. Read More »

KC’s surprising dingers signal trouble for opponent

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Every time Ned Yost was asked how his Royals would approach the Angels, he had the same basic answer: Count on pitching and defense, then manufacture some runs. He wasn't playing possum, either. This was truth as he knew it. After all, the Royals are t... Read More »

Appreciative Royals revel in celebration with fans

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Jarrod Dyson did backflips in the infield grass. His Kansas City teammates leaped for joy in the middle of the diamond at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals beat the Angels, 8-3, to complete the three-game sweep in the ALDS and kick off the biggest party in ... Read More »

Royals, O’s set to begin throwback ALCS

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They're two teams with rich histories and passionate followings, yet they haven't played deep into October since a current generation of fans was in preschool, if even that. That leads you to believe we're in for a refreshing and entertaining American ... Read More »

Look ahead to O’s: Royals had slight edge in regular season

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How will the Royals do against the Orioles in the American League Championship Series? Hard to say, based on this year's results. The Royals did prevail, but just four games to three. Read More »

Shields pads postseason resume, earns nickname

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James Shields is now 3-4 with a 4.96 ERA in eight postseason starts. He has a reputation for being a "big game" pitcher but this was his first postseason win since Game 2 of the 2008 World Series against the Phillies, when he was a member of the Rays. Read More »

Fresh off ALDS sweeps, Orioles set to face hot Royals

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The Orioles were clear Sunday that this -- a 3-0 sweep of the Tigers in the American League Division Series -- was only a step toward their ultimate goal. But now the O's will have to face the hottest team in baseball: the Kansas City Royals. Read More »