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Gordon’s Royal efforts help take down Orioles

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Alex Gordon did it all for the Royals in their 8-6 win in 10 innings over the Orioles on Friday night in Game 1 of the AL Championship Series. The All-Star left fielder hit a bases-clearing double, made a spectacular catch and belted a go-ahead homer i... Read More »

Royals’ extra power & might edges Orioles

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Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas homered in the 10th inning to send the Royals on to an 8-6 victory over the Orioles in Game 1 of the American League Champioship Series at Camden Yards on Friday night. Read More »

Royals’ extra power & might edge Orioles

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Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas homered in the 10th inning to send the Royals on to an 8-6 victory over the Orioles in Game 1 of the American League Champioship Series at Camden Yards on Friday night. Read More »

Orioles’ glass slipper a better fit for Royals in Game 1

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The Orioles, the darling underdogs of the American League, got out-Cinderella-storied by the Wild Card Royals in Game 1 of the AL Championship Series on Friday night at Camden Yards. Read More »

Shields dances out of trouble for Royals in fifth

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Royals manager Ned Yost faced a difficult choice with starter James Shields in the fifth inning Friday night in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series. His decision to leave Shields in the game eventually worked out, but not before the Oriol... Read More »

Statcast: How Dyson got caught stealing

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Jarrod Dyson is fast and small, and sometimes opposing middle infielders will nudge at his leg as he slides through the bag, trying to get his foot off the base because it's their only hope of catching him stealing. It happened again in the Royals' 8-6... Read More »

Orioles employ Royals’ tactics in wild sixth inning

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The Royals are supposed to be the team in this American League Championship Series that relies on small ball to push runs across, but in the sixth inning of Game 1, the Orioles showed the ability to borrow from that toolbox just as well. Read More »

Tale of the Tape: Royals-Orioles Game 2

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A look at Kansas City's Yordano Ventura and Baltimore's Bud Norris -- the starters for Game 2 of the American League Championship Series on Saturday. Read More »

Royals-Orioles ALCS Game 1: Did you know?

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The Royals find themselves in good company following their record-setting, 8-6 extra-inning victory over the Orioles in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series on Friday night. Of the previous 13 teams that won Game 1 of an LCS matchup in ext... Read More »

Oct. 10: Alex Gordon postgame interview

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Royals left fielder Alex Gordon discusses his big homer against the Orioles in Game 1 of the ALCS. Read More »

Oct. 10 Ned Yost postgame interview

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Manager Ned Yost discusses the Royals' extra-innings victory over the Orioles in Game 1 of the ALCS. Read More »

Royals’ extra power & might edges Orioles

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Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas homered in the 10th inning to send the Royals on to an 8-6 victory over the Orioles in Game 1 of the American League Champioship Series at Camden Yards on Friday night. Read More »

Dyson’s caught stealing thwarts Royals’ rally

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Jarrod Dyson is fast and small, and sometimes opposing middle infielders will nudge at his leg as he slides through the bag, trying to get his foot off the base because it's their only hope of catching him stealing. It happened again in the Royals' 8-6... Read More »

Gordon’s fine catch stymies Orioles’ rally in third

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The Orioles had a promising rally going during the third inning in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series, only to have it short-circuited on a defensive gem from Royals left fielder Alex Gordon. Read More »

Escobar’s homer sparks Royals’ four-run surge

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Alcides Escobar, the light-hitting shortstop for a Royals team that ranked dead last in homers this season, ignited a four-run third with a solo shot off Orioles starter Chris Tillman in Game 1 of the ALCS on Friday night. Read More »