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Robinson shares dad’s legacy at Negro Leagues museum

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During her hourlong presentation to a group from Faxon Elementary, Sharon Robinson covered much more than just her dad's place in history as Major League Baseball's first African-American player. Her message? Character, discipline and hard work mean so... Read More »

Tale of the tape: Royals-Giants, Game 3

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Here's a breakdown of the pitching matchup for Game 3 of the World Series at AT&T Park between the Royals' Jeremy Guthrie and the Giants' Tim Hudson. Read More »

Guthrie on a mission to make statement in Game 3

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Some 16 years after quitting baseball to move to Europe, Jeremy Guthrie will take the game's grandest stage for the biggest start of his career Friday. Tapped as the Royals' Game 3 starter, Guthrie inherits the swing game in a 1-1 World Series against ... Read More »

Lineup breakdown: Giants vs. Royals, Game 2

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The Royals face a familiar foe Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium as they look to even the World Series. Giants right-hander Jake Peavy gets the ball as San Francisco tries to take a 2-0 Series lead against the Royals and rookie righty Yordano Ventura... Read More »

Royals wise not to give up on Shields

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Should Ned Yost give "Big Game" James Shields the ball and a chance to redeem himself for his dreadful start in the 7-1 loss to the Giants in Game 1 on Tuesday? Or with the World Series potentially on the line, should he not risk another meltdown by hi... Read More »

Finnegan on verge of World Series history

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Brandon Finnegan could become the first player to appear in a College World Series and the World Series in the same year. However, he's not the first player to appear in a College World Series and be on an active World Series roster in the same season. Read More »

Royals have something special in confident Ventura

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Even the normally unflappable Yordano Ventura may feel the heat of the pressure cooker raise a notch tonight. He takes the ball in Game 2 of the World Series with his Kansas City Royals down 1-0 to the San Francisco Giants. Read More »

Ace in waiting Ventura may be Royals’ wild card

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Yordano Ventura, the 23-year-old with the triple-digit fastball is perfectly positioned to do what No. 1 starter James Shields could not as the Royals' rookie right-hander gets the ball for Game 2 of the World Series against the Giants tonight. Read More »

SF’s fast first frame KOs KC, quiets The K

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If there's a formula for beating the Royals, the Giants found it. Actually, it's the formula baseball teams have been using for more than a century. First things first. The Giants put up three runs in the first inning and cruised to a 7-1 victory over ... Read More »

Royals expect to bounce back quickly in Game 2

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Tuesday night's Game 1 defeat snapped the Royals' record streak of eight consecutive victories to open the 2014 postseason while simultaneously raising the stakes for Game 2 tonight. Read More »

Ventura, Royals try to get back to their game, even Series

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The 1985 Royals lost Game 1 of the World Series at home. Heck, they lost Game 2, too. And we know how that one turned out. So the Royals need look no further than their own organizational history to know they can recover from the drubbing they endured ... Read More »

Giants-Royals, World Series Game 1: Did you know?

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From the importance of winning Game 1 of the World Series, to Madison Bumgarner's historic numbers, to the Giants' overall postseason success, here's a look at some of the interesting facts and figures from Tuesday night in Kansas City. Read More »

Royals strike out on third-inning opportunity

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The one chance the Royals had to get to Madison Bumgarner during Game 1 on Tuesday night was in the third inning, but the club most likely to make contact could not come through when it needed to most. Read More »

Royals’ playoff win streak halted by Giants in Game 1

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Before the sellout crowd of 40,459 at Kauffman Stadium knew it, they were seeing ace right-hander James Shields and the Royals absorb a 7-1 loss to the Giants in Game 1 of the 110th World Series on Tuesday night. It ended Kansas City's string of eight ... Read More »

Duffy shakes off rust, carries bullpen’s burden

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After being absent from the mound for nearly the entire past three weeks, Danny Duffy tossed three-plus innings of relief for the Royals in their 7-1 loss to the Giants in Game 1 of the World Series. Read More »