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Shields rested and ready to start Game 3 at home

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The Royals couldn't use James Shields for Game 1 because he had started on Tuesday in the AL Wild Card Game. Now Shields is rested and ready to go on Sunday, when the ALDS returns to Kauffman Stadium for Game 3. Read More »

Tale of the Tape: Royals-Angels, Game 3

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Here's a breakdown of the pitching matchup between the Royals' James Shields and the Angels' C.J. Wilson for Game 3 of the American League Division Series on Sunday. Read More »

Holland speeds from delivery room to mound

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He may have looked cool while collecting the first two postseason saves of his career in the American League Division Series against the Angels, but the last few days in the life of Greg Holland have been quite an emotional roller coaster. Read More »

Royals fans revel in return to playoffs at rally back home

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For Royals fan Judy John, the allure of a chance to celebrate was too much to pass up. Even the weather, with the temperature in the low 50s exacerbated by strong winds, could not stop John, of Odessa, Mo., and a group of other Royals devotees from att... Read More »

Royals hoping to have Herrera back for Game 3

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There's a chance that Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera -- nursing a slight forearm strain -- will be available for Sunday night's Game 3 against the Angels in the American League Division Series. Read More »

Guthrie, Aoki garner Royals’ monthly honors

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The Royals announced their Player and Pitcher of the Month Award winners for September, with outfielder Nori Aoki and starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie snagging the honors. Read More »

MLB Notebook: O’s, Royals follow season trends

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No team had more multihomer games than the O's, who used their power to slug past the Tigers in Game 1 of their ALDS series. While K.C. won their ALDS opener on a Mike Moustakas homer in the 11th, the Royals again showed that they could find a way to w... Read More »

Angels in the outfield? For KC, it’s Aoki and Cain

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Nori Aoki wasn't about to let Lorenzo Cain have all the fun in the Angel Stadium outfield Thursday night. Read More »

Three keys for Royals in Game 2 against Angels

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Perhaps the Royals just need to take a game into extra innings. They won the Wild Card Game in 12 innings, the first ALDS game in 11. But they can't count on that every time. Read More »

Royals eye chance to return home in control of ALDS

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The Royals tried not to be too jubilant after taking Game 1, 3-2. Across the way, the Angels definitely weren't ready to run up the white flag in their AL Division Series, which continues Friday night at Angel Stadium with right-hander Yordano Ventura ... Read More »

Out of blue? Royals’ success shouldn’t be surprising

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They did it again, didn't they? Those Kansas City Royals surprised us again. But let's make this the last time. Read More »

Moustakas doesn’t second-guess himself on bunt

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Standing on third base with no outs and a man on first in the bottom of the eighth, Mike Moustakas went through every bunt scenario he could think of. Read More »

After trying season, Moustakas a hero in October

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Mike Moustakas didn't know whether the pitch was a changeup or a fastball. He couldn't hear the dozens of friends and family members in attendance going crazy, while the rest of Angel Stadium fell silent. Read More »

It’s a glove story for KC pitching and defense

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Jason Vargas, starting for the Royals in Game 1 of the American League Division Series, held the Angels to two runs in six innings, assisted by some excellent defensive plays. Read More »

Royals-Angels, Game 1: Did You Know?

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The Royals outlasted the Angels, 3-2, in 11 innings on Thursday to claim Game 1 of an American League Division Series. Kansas City went hitless from the fifth inning until the top of the 11th, when Mike Moustakas delivered a go-ahead solo home run. Her... Read More »