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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 »

Crucial Giants-Royals World Series matchups

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The fruitlessness of speculation at this stage is well-established by these Royals and Giants. Not only have they beaten the odds by becoming the first two Wild Card teams of the Wild Card Game era to advance to the World Series, but they've done it in... Read More »

Royals’ success can be traced back to 2010 trade

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The trade that brought Lorenzo Cain and Alcides Escobar to Kansas City almost didn't happen, but happen it did, and Ned Yost calls the deal "the start to all of our success." Read More »

First four World Series games dedicated to important causes

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The annual World Series Community Initiative program is an established tradition that gives two clubs and their fan bases even greater rewards for reaching the ultimate stage of international attention. The Royals and Giants will each have two dedicate... Read More »

Royals ham it up during meet and greet

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Outside of Kansas City, how many of us really know the Royals? To that end, we took advantage of a 50-minute media session on Monday at Kauffman Stadium, where players were stationed inside one room at the Royals' Hall of Fame and fielded questions fro... Read More »

Zimmer injures shoulder pitching in AFL

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Pitching prospect Kyle Zimmer injured his right shoulder in the Arizona Fall League, and the fear is that he has sustained the same injury that limited him to 4 2/3 innings in the Minors this season. Read More »