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Royals sticking to offensive plan at Minute Maid

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After playing in spacious Kauffman Stadium for the first two games of the American League Division Series, the Royals will be playing in a more hitter-friendly environment at Minute Maid Park when the best-of-five series resumes with Game 3 on Sunday a...

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Royals to stay aggressive against Keuchel?

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Trying to beat Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel is tough enough no matter where you face him. But at Minute Maid Park, Keuchel is flat out dominant -- 15-0 with a 1.46 ERA. The Royals know that all too well.

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Morales finds perfect home with Royals

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Five years ago, Kendrys Morales broke his left ankle after jumping on home plate in Anaheim. Now, he's hitting homers for the Royals when it counts most.

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Cueto gets stronger later, keeps KC in it

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Johnny Cueto, the Royals' big acquisition at the non-waiver Trade Deadline, seemingly gave Kansas City exactly what it needed -- a horse at the top of the rotation that could not only carry the team to the regular-season finish line, but also pick it u...

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3 keys to KC taking ALDS lead

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The Royals fought their way back to a 5-4 win on Friday to even the ALDS at 1-1 going into Sunday's Game 3, at 4 p.m. ET on MLB Network at Minute Maid Park. So now, what has to happen for the Royals to grab a 2-1 series lead?

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Volquez, Royals in Houston for pivotal Game 3

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The scene moves to Houston, with neither the Astros nor the Royals completely satisfied, or completely out of sorts. The Astros won the opener of this American League Division Series on Thursday, but the Royals came from behind to win Game 2 on Friday....

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Big hit for Zorilla helps KC win thriller

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Ben Zobrist's clutch hit helped the Royals rally from a three-run deficit, and it proved to be the game-winner in Friday's 5-4 win, which evened the ALDS at 1-1.

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In tough spot, KC shows playoff mettle

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It turns out that the Royals have not run out of postseason mojo, after all. Postseason play has a way of turning around within minutes, if not seconds. Welcome to Game 2 of the American League Division Series between the Royals and the Astros.

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Zobrist caps rally, Royals even ALDS at 1-1

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Ben Zobrist singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning off Astros reliever Will Harris, scoring Alcides Escobar, and the Royals' bullpen tossed three scoreless innings in a pulsating 5-4 win on Friday at Kauffman Stadium as Kansas City evened th...

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Royals roar from behind with pair of late rallies

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After Astros lefty Scott Kazmir held them in check for 5 1/3 innings, the Royals rallied for two runs in the sixth to tie the score at 4 and went ahead in the seventh on Ben Zobrist's RBI single in Game 2 of the American League Division Series on Frida...

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After challenge, Escobar safe on bunt

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The Royals benefited from an overturned call in the third inning of Game 2 of the ALDS on Friday, successfully challenging a call at first base on a bunt attempt by Alcides Escobar.

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Spelling Bee champ tosses Game 2 first pitch

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Given that Vanya Shivashankar knows the pressure of having to spell "scherenschnitte" in front of a live and national television audience, it's safe to assume that throwing out a ceremonial first pitch in front of a packed Kauffman Stadium probably was...

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Veteran Volquez out for 1st postseason victory

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Fresh off the first 200-inning season of his career, Edinson Volquez will take the mound in Game 3 of the ALDS opposite Astros ace Dallas Keuchel today at 4 p.m. ET at Minute Maid Park on MLB Network.

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