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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 »

Royals’ Ventura to unleash high-octane arm in ALCS

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Yordano Ventura, the Royals' baby-faced flamethrower, mows down batters with reckless abandon, and in Saturday's Game 2 of the American League Championship Series, the right-handed Ventura will greet an Orioles lineup shouldering plenty of right-handed... Read More »

Bordick, Physioc added to TBS team

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Fans of the teams involved in the American League Championship Series will hear some familiar voices during the television broadcasts of Games 1 and 2 in addition to the team TBS already has in place on a national level. TBS will employ one broadcaster... Read More »

Brett heroics, no-quit rallies define KC’s playoff history

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With the Royals in the American League Championship Series for the first time since 1985, let's take a look back at some of the most memorable plays in their postseason history. Read More »

Oct. 10: Alex Gordon, Billy Butler ALCS interview

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Alex Gordon and Billy Butler of the Royals sat down for an interview prior to Game 1 of the ALCS on Friday. Read More »

Lineups breakdown: Royals vs. Orioles, Game 1

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It all begins tonight, when Baltimore's power will be put on display against Kansas City's athleticism. Here is a breakdown of the starting lineups for Game 1 of the AL Championship Series. Read More »

No changes on Royals’ roster for ALCS

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The Royals roster will be the same for the American League Championship Series against the Orioles as it was for their Division Series victory over the Angels. The ALCS opens tonight at Camden Yards. Read More »

Royals able to flip power script to burn Orioles

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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, while Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas went deep late in Kansas City's 8-6 win in 10 innings over Balti... Read More »

Tale of the tape: Royals-Orioles, Game 1

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A look at James Shields and Chris Tillman -- the starters for Game 1 of the American League Championship Series today. Read More »

Sveum’s simple approach clicked with young Royals

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The Royals' midseason turnaround coincided with Dale Sveum becoming the club's hitting coach, and while some of the success was simply players getting back to their normal numbers, some of it was also the concepts Sveum brought, and the manner in which... Read More »

Pena, Leiter debate which team has edge in ALCS

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MLB Tonight analysts Carlos Pena and Al Leiter weighed in on who they think has the edge in pitching, hitting and the intangibles for the AL Championship Series between the Orioles and Royals, which begins with Game 1 in Baltimore tonight at 8 p.m. ET. Read More »

Royals’ arsenal of arms well-equipped for potent O’s

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Here is a cold, hard fact. The Baltimore Orioles hit 211 home runs this year, the most by any team in the Major Leagues. So how do the Royals stop that onslaught? Read More »