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Royals return home with Series berth in reach

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The Blue Jays have stared four elimination games in the face this postseason and haven't once blinked. They've won them all, the latest a 7-1 triumph over the Royals in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series from Rogers Centre on Wednesday -...

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Royals can’t clinch in Toronto; Game 6 Friday

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The American League Championship Series is headed back to Kansas City after the Blue Jays staved off elimination and forced Game 6 with yet another victory when their backs were against the wall. Right-hander Marco Estrada faced one batter over the min...

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Yo geared up for potential clincher at The K

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Yordano Ventura will be back on the mound against the Blue Jays on Friday, looking to secure his club an ALCS-clinching victory in Game 6 at Kauffman Stadium.

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Durable Perez nicked by bats, balls behind plate

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Perhaps no one has taken a bigger beating this postseason than Royals catcher Salvador Perez. Perez has taken numerous foul tips to the face mask, he's been hit by a pitch and he's been clocked on the back of his helmet by hitters following through on ...

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Navarro steps in behind plate in Game 5

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With right-hander Marco Estrada on the mound for Game 5 of the American League Championship Series on Wednesday at Rogers Centre (3 p.m. ET air time, 4 p.m game time on FOX Sports 1/Sportsnet), the Blue Jays altered their lineup slightly. The Royals ma...

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Role players put KC on verge of World Series

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Royals general manager Dayton Moore might not have grabbed offseason headlines, but he took care of business, finding the right pieces to fill the right holes. Then at the Trade Deadline, he made all the right moves and now has Kansas City a win away f...

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Hochevar enjoying ending Blue Jays’ threats

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A year ago, Royals right-hander Luke Hochevar was reduced to being a cheerleader during his team's amazing postseason run, with Tommy John surgery in March having ended his season. So one can imagine the thrill inside Hochevar these days as he's right ...

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DYK: KC sets mark with 4-run 1st, 4 sac flies

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The Royals' offensive onslaught continued Tuesday evening, as Kansas City cruised to a 14-2 victory in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series, putting the Blue Jays on the brink of elimination.

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Rios silences naysayers with breakout game

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Alex Rios never flipped his bat and hardly even stopped in admiration. The Royals' right fielder unleashed a mighty hack on the get-me-over fastball he was looking for, then simply dropped his head and jogged swiftly, stoically around the bases on Tues...

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Young delivers when Yost needs him most

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All that Ned Yost wanted from Chris Young on Tuesday was for him to keep his team reasonably close until the middle of the game. Mission accomplished. Young went 4 2/3 innings, giving up three runs, walking two and fanning four, helping the Royals to a...

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Royals beating Blue Jays at their own power game

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The Royals muscled up and outpowered their seemingly burlier opponents on Tuesday, beating the Blue Jays at their own explosive offensive game to flip the narrative upside down and regain momentum in a 14-2 Game 4 drubbing in the best-of-seven American...

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