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DYK? Joey Bats’ b-day feat among G3 rarities

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The Blue Jays rebounded emphatically in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series, slugging their way to a wild 11-8 victory over the Royals. Here's a look at 10 critical facts and figures you need to know about Game 3:

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Royals left to lament missed chance in fifth

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The Royals couldn't find their signature comeback magic on a fifth-inning opportunity in a loss to the Blue Jays in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series.

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Deep thoughts: 4 HRs in ALCS Game 3

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The Blue Jays and Royals combined to hit four home runs on Monday in their Game 3 slugfest in the American League Championship Series.

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Once again, Royals raring to rebound

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OK, so Johnny Cueto got knocked around. So the Royals got thumped by the Blue Jays, 11-8, in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series at Rogers Centre on Monday night. So what? Take a deep breath. Chill. The Royals will. No sense for panic. No...

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Royals outslugged by Jays in Game 3

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The Blue Jays showed once again why they should never be written off in the postseason, as the league's top offense erupted in a 11-8 victory over the Royals in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Monday night at Rogers Centre.

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Cueto makes inauspicious history in loss

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Johnny Cueto gave up eight earned runs in two innings -- the most in postseason history by a starter in two innings or fewer -- and the Royals lost Game 3 of the American League Championship Series to the Blue Jays on Monday.

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Cain sets Royals’ postseason record

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Asked late Saturday afternoon if he was aware he had tied Kansas City's franchise record for a postseason hitting streak, Lorenzo Cain smirked and said, "Yep." In the third inning from Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Monday night, ...

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Picollo applies for Phillies’ GM position

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Royals vice president/assistant general manager J.J. Picollo has interviewed for the vacant Phillies GM position, sources close to the situation told MLB.com.

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Young brings experience, grit to Game 4 start

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Few starting pitchers have overcome adversity like 36-year-old right-hander Chris Young, who takes the ball for Kansas City in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series on Tuesday.

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Rogers Centre roof closed for ALCS Game 3

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The roof at Rogers Centre will be closed for Game 3 of the American League Championship Series between the Blue Jays and the Royals on Monday (7 p.m. ET air time on FOX Sports 1 and Sportsnet, with game time slated for 8 p.m.).

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No changes for KC, Toronto in Game 3 lineups

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The Royals and Blue Jays kept their lineups intact for Game 3 of the American League Championship Series from Rogers Centre on Monday (7 p.m. ET air time on FOX Sports 1 and Sportsnet, with game time slated for 8 p.m.).

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Cueto, Volquez, Ventura share close bond

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Rene Francisco stepped inside the home clubhouse at Kauffman Stadium to say hello to Johnny Cueto on an afternoon in early August, about a week after Kansas City acquired the distinguished right-hander to boost its World Series hopes down the stretch. ...

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Perez’s workload unmatched behind plate

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When Salvador Perez's offense dipped last October, outsiders looked to the 143 games he started at catcher during the regular season, pushed to a Major League-record 158 by the time the Royals completed their prolonged postseason run. This year, Perez'...

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4 ingredients for Royals winning the ALCS

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What do the Royals need to do to punch their ticket to the Fall Classic? As Game 3 of the best-of-seven ALCS approaches on Monday (7 p.m. ET air time on FOX Sports 1 and Sportsnet, with game time at 8 p.m.), here are four ingredients to a winning formula.

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