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October Confidential: Giants

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How do you beat the Giants? Rival players offer an inside look at how to face the NL champions. Read More »

Royals resemble a past surprise team — the Miracle Mets

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You watch the Royals shock reality these days, and you recall 45 years ago, when America featured everything from the dramatic to the improbable. Including the 1969 Miracle Mets. Read More »

World Series position-by-position: Giants-Royals

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Two Wild Card teams enjoying improbable runs will collide when the World Series begins at Kansas City's Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday (7:30 p.m. ET airtime on FOX, first pitch at 8:07). Here's a position-by-position look at what is shaping up to be a hea... Read More »

Scouting Royals has been an Art form

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Legendary scout Art Stewart has been with the Royals since 1969, so there's not much he hasn't seen in the game. Stewart had a front-row seat to the club's 1985 World Series championship and is now helping the club prepare for a return trip to the Fall... Read More »

Davis rewrites story, becomes potent force from ‘pen

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A cutter, a sizzling four-seamer and a knee-buckling curve have made starter-turned-setup man Wade Davis one of the game's most dominant relievers. Read More »

Royals: August sweep over Giants ‘doesn’t mean anything’

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The Royals swept the Giants in a three game series on Aug. 8-10, but the set came during a time in which San Francisco was going through a rough stretch. Now, manager Ned Yost and his players acknowledge that the sweep is a thing of the past. Read More »

Yost contemplating Royals’ rotation, bench

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Royals manager Ned Yost has plenty to think about in regard to his starting rotation and his 25-man roster for the World Series. But he does have the luxury of time. Read More »

Braves boast connections to both World Series teams

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At some point within the next two weeks, either the Royals or Giants will clinch the World Series with what will be their 12th postseason win this year. When this happens, Braves fans will be left to choose whether to feel good or disheartened by the f... Read More »

Royals superfan SungWoo Lee to return for World Series

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It appears that the return of Korean superfan SungWoo Lee is official. The Seoul native who won the hearts of Kansas Citians this summer will make it to Game 1 of the World Series, according to Sam Kim, a political reporter for Bloomberg News in Korea. Read More »

After celebration, Royals now must focus on the Giants

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When the Royals clinched the American League pennant on Wednesday night, the players stressed that who their next opponent would be did not concern them at the moment; they'd rather bask in the glory of their AL Championship Series win against the Orio... Read More »

Giants, Royals make for Wild World Series

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The Royals and Giants, who will meet in the World Series, are proof that it's possible to get on a roll once you survive the Wild Card Game. Read More »

Official World Series gear unveiled, available

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The Giants will meet the Royals in the World Series starting Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium, and that thrilling experience of the Fall Classic is already underway with the launch of the 2014 World Series official gear at the MLB.com Shop. Read More »

Charles sees 1969 Mets in 2014 Royals

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As the surprise party raged on in the Royals' clubhouse Wednesday evening -- surprise, the Royals had swept the Orioles in the American League Championship Series -- a man with strong ties to Kansas City baseball celebrated in a more modest manner in h... Read More »

With trip to World Series, Yost proves detractors wrong

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On Wednesday, manager Ned Yost and his Royals completed a sweep of the Orioles in the American League Championship Series to advance to the World Series for the third time in franchise history. Yost, often questioned for the rigidity of his bullpen usa... Read More »

Wild Card Game comeback spurred Royals’ run

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The catalyst for the Royals' magnificent run to the World Series is lodged in that epic comeback victory in the Wild Card Game in the eyes of general manager Dayton Moore and manager Ned Yost. Read More »