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Guthrie may be Royals’ top option for ALDS opener

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Right-hander Jeremy Guthrie has never pitched in the postseason despite his 11 years in the Majors. He's pitched well down the stretch, with an 8-2 record and 3.42 ERA in his last 12 starts, and could be tabbed to start against the Angels on Thursday i... Read More »

Yost finds unconventional path to victory

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This was Ned Yost's first time managing a postseason game, but this wasn't his first postseason rodeo, the Royals skipper having taken 11 trips to October on Hall of Famer Bobby Cox's staff with the Braves. Let's just say it wasn't a boring debut for Y... Read More »

Position-by-position breakdown: Royals-Angels

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After a thrilling victory in Tuesday night's American League Wild Card game, Kansas City heads west to meet the top-seeded Angels in the AL Division Series -- the first playoff meeting between the two. Game 1 is slated for Thursday night at 9:07 p.m. E... Read More »

Royals rookie Finnegan flourishes in clutch relief

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Rookie Brandon Finnegan helped the Royals do something they hadn't done in 29 years -- celebrate a postseason victory -- by pitching 2 1/3 clutch frames in extra innings of a scintillating 9-8 walk-off triumph in 12 over the A's in the American League ... Read More »

Craziest stats from the AL Wild Card Game

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The American League Wild Card Game could not have been any wilder. The Royals defeated the A's, 9-8, in 12 innings after erasing a four-run deficit over the eighth and ninth frames and a one-run deficit in the 12th in a contest that featured an entire ... Read More »

KC’s historic comeback and other crazy stats

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The American League Wild Card Game could not have been any wilder. The Royals defeated the A's, 9-8, in 12 innings after erasing a four-run deficit over the eighth and ninth frames and a one-run deficit in the 12th in a contest that featured an entire ... Read More »

Did You Know? 2014 AL Wild Card Game

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The American League Wild Card Game could not have been any wilder. The Royals defeated the A's, 9-8, in 12 innings after erasing a four-run deficit over the eighth and ninth frames and a one-run deficit in the 12th in a contest that featured an entire ... Read More »

Three keys for Royals against the Angels

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After eliminating the Athletics in the Wild Card Game, the challenge continues for the Royals, who now face the top-seeded Angels in the American League Division Series. Here are the three keys to Kansas City emerging victorious. Read More »

Royals’ seven stolen bases tie MLB playoff record

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The Royals ran their way into the postseason history books in Tuesday night's American League Wild Card Game against the A's -- setting a playoff record with four stolen bases in one frame and tying another with seven overall in a 9-8 win over the A's ... Read More »

Royals advance to face AL’s best in Angels

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The Royals meet the Angels in the American League Division Series beginning Thursday, marking the first postseason matchup between the franchises. Read More »

Fit for a King: Royals rally, win in 12

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Salvador Perez's two-out single in the 12th lifted the Royals to a 9-8 victory in the American League Wild Card Game on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium and into the AL Division Series after they rallied from four down to force extras. Read More »

Royals’ four steals in one frame is playoff record

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The Royals ran their way into the postseason history books in Tuesday night's American League Wild Card Game against the A's -- setting a playoff record with four stolen bases in one inning. Read More »

Royals’ Wild, heart-stopping rallies force extras

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The Royals rattled off furious rallies in the eighth and ninth innings against the A's bullpen to erase a four-run deficit and send Tuesday night's American League Wild Card Game into extra innings. Read More »

Hosmer notches RBI in first postseason game

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Eric Hosmer splashed an RBI single to left to put the Royals ahead, 3-2, in the third inning in Tuesday night's American League Wild Card Game Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

A’s escape first inning with pick-off play

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A's pitcher Jon Lester got out of a first-and-third, two-out jam in the first inning of the American League Wild Card Game when he caught Kansas City's Billy Butler in a rundown off of first base and the A's threw out Eric Hosmer at the plate. Read More »