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Blazing Cain: Dash from first sends KC to WS

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The Royals advanced to their second straight World Series for the first time in franchise history with a pulsating 4-3 win over the Blue Jays in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.

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Escobar takes home ALCS MVP honors

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Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar was named the MVP of the American League Championship Series Friday night after the Royals clinched with a thrilling 4-3 win over the Blue Jays in Game 6.

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Weather may have led Yost to turn to Madson

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Royals manager Ned Yost's decision to start the eighth inning of Game 6 of the American League Championship Series with Ryan Madson on the mound, rather than closer Wade Davis while clinging to a two-run lead that was quickly erased, partly stemmed fro...

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Rain subsides in KC, Game 6 resumes

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Rainy weather in the Kansas City area delayed Friday's Game 6 of the American League Championship Series for 45 minutes in the middle of the eighth inning.

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Ventura escapes fifth with help from Moose

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Royals flamethrower Yordano Ventura may have temporarily lost the strike zone in the fifth inning, but he maintained his manager's faith, rewarding Ned Yost's trust by traversing murky territory in a one-run game and working around a pair of leadoff wa...

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Ventura holds potent Jays bats in check

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Yordano Ventura provided the kind of start Royals manager Ned Yost was hoping for in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series on Friday night, giving up just one run in 5 1/3 innings and exiting with a one-run lead over the Blue Jays at Kauffm...

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‘Cool’ assignment for young girl to throw first pitch

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Wearing a bright blue Kansas City Royals T-shirt and the Royals cap given to her personally by outfielder Jarrod Dyson, eight-year-old Evie Harding was raring to go, and not a bit nervous, for the task that was ahead of her Friday night at Kauffman Sta...

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Seeking Series berth, KC hits 2 early HRs

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A pair of early home runs, one of which survived a replay review, gave the Royals a 2-0 lead against lefty David Price and the Blue Jays in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on Friday. Kansas City won, 4-3, to advanc...

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Picollo out of running for Phillies’ GM post

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J.J. Picollo, the Royals' vice president/assistant general manager, is no longer in the running for the Phillies' GM job, he told MLB.com on Friday. Picollo, who interviewed for the position two weeks ago in Chicago, was informed by the Phillies as the...

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Deep six: Reliving top Game 6 moments

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If history is any indication, baseball fans could be in for quite the treat tonight when the Blue Jays and Royals take the field for Game 6 of the American League Championship Series.

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Ventura, Cueto have KC poised for another pennant

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The Royals are in need of one victory -- and they have two chances to get it -- in their bid to return to the World Series. They have their pitching set up in what should be perfect alignment, with Yordano Ventura set for Game 6 and Johnny Cueto to fol...

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