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ALCS trio experiencing new joy of fatherhood

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Pay close attention to the player introductions at Camden Yards tonight. Among the talented folks that represent both teams, you may see a trio of very tired, very happy faces as the ALCS commences at 8 p.m. ET on TBS. Three players -- Kansas City's Lo... Read More »

Shields’ passion sets the tone in Royals’ clubhouse

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James Shields, the Royals' starter in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series, is not only Kansas City's ace, he's a leader whose intensity sets the tone throughout the clubhouse. Read More »

Yost pushing all the right buttons with young Royals

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Ned Yost, in his fifth year of managing the Royals, has realized he's finally found the right rhythm as a manager. At least that's the way he sounded on Thursday as he did some self-analysis for reporters. Read More »

Oct. 9 Ned Yost workout day interview

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Saberhagen sees flashes of ’85 in fearless Royals

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Bret Saberhagen, the Most Valuable Player of the 1985 World Series, sees a similarity between those champion Royals and today's team. And it starts with their confidence level. Read More »

Oct. 9 James Shields workout day interview

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ALCS can’t get here fast enough for Royals

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The Royals have stolen many a heart in their ascendance to the American League Championship Series, and they've also stolen many a base. Read More »

ALCS can’t get here fast enough for Royals

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The Royals have stolen many a heart in their ascendance to the American League Championship Series, and they've also stolen many a base. Read More »

In LCS, ‘pens may write the tickets to World Series

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The Royals and Orioles both enter the American League Championship Series with an excellent bullpen. Which unit performs better may very well dictate which club moves on to the World Series. Read More »

League Championship Series game times announced

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On Wednesday, the game times were announced for the ALCS pairing of Kansas City and Baltimore and the National League Championship Series between the Giants and Cardinals. Read More »

Brett: Royals deserve credit for success

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Royals Hall of Famer George Brett gives his take on the Royals before the start of the American League Championshp Series. Read More »

Royals quickly becoming postseason darlings

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Manager Ned Yost is getting the idea that large segments of the country are adopting his Royals as the darlings of the postseason. Definitely not in the Baltimore area, of course, but blue fever seems to be spreading. Read More »

Where are they now?: 1985 Royals

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The 1985 Royals squad was led by all-time Royals great and Hall of Famer George Brett, who remains with the club as vice president of baseball operations. But there were many other stellar players -- and some key role players, too -- on that team. You ... Read More »

From throwback feel to lockdown ‘pens, ALCS will thrill

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If this was 1982 or '83, it would have made perfect sense for the Royals to meet the Orioles in the American League Championship Series. That they're back again is only part of why the ALCS should be so much fun. Read More »

In exhilarating playoffs, best is yet to come

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We pause now to appreciate what we have just seen in this postseason. Has there been a better nine days of baseball? And now we welcome the Orioles and Royals back to the American League Championship Series, and catch up once more with our old friends,... Read More »