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MLB personalities make ALDS predictions

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The Wild Card round is in the books, and it's time to turn our attention to the Division Series. But who will win? MLB.com staff members -- including studio analysts, columnists and editors -- shared their predictions for the results of both ALDS. Read More »

Tale of the tape: Game 1

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A closer look at Thursday's matchup between the Royals' Jason Vargas and the Angels' Jered Weaver in Game 1 of their American League Division Series. Read More »

Royals’ offense masters art of playing small ball

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Although some analytics-driven folks may cringe when manager Ned Yost bunts or steals with so few outs to work with, there's no denying he has the perfect team with which to play small ball. That won't change when the Royals take on the Angels in Game ... Read More »

Speed a game-changer for surprising Royals

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Maybe someone has seen a bigger collection of fast, ultra-aggressive baserunners. But it has been a long, long time since anyone topped the most recently updated version of the Royals. Read More »

Brett sees hungry Royals peaking at right time

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In his 21 big league seasons, Hall of Fame third baseman George Brett played in seven postseasons, two World Series and 13 All-Star Games, but he called the Royals' Wild Card win "the best game I've ever seen." Read More »

Road weary Royals glad to make trip to ALDS

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Playing in a Wild Card Game does not lend itself to easy travel for a team fortunate enough to win and advance to the next round. The Royals found themselves in that position with extra factors involved that resulted in arriving at their Southern Calif... Read More »

Royals-Angels ALDS: Did you know?

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When the Angels take on the Royals in the American League Division Series, it'll be a contrast of styles: big market versus small market, home runs versus stolen bases, halos versus crowns. Let's take a look at what you need to know about the ALDS matc... Read More »

Vargas gives Royals veteran presence in Game 1

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The Royals are going with left-hander Jason Vargas against the Angels in Game 1 of the American League Division Series on Thursday night. Yordano Ventura will start Game 2 on Friday, followed in Sunday's Game 3 by James Shields. Read More »

Hosmer the key middle man in Royals’ quest

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Eric Hosmer's triple, a soaring shot off the left-center wall, ignited the Royals' winning two-run surge in the 12th inning of Tuesday's AL Wild Card Game. Read More »

Yost goes with Ventura in Game 2

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Royals manager Ned Yost said he plans to pitch rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura in Game 2 of the American League Division Series against the Angels on Friday night in Anaheim. Read More »

KC tabs Vargas, followed by Ventura, Shields

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The Royals are going with left-hander Jason Vargas against the Angels in Game 1 of the American League Division Series on Thursday night. Yordano Ventura will start Game 2 on Friday, followed in Sunday's Game 3 by James Shields. Read More »

MLB Notebook: Perez is latest hero catcher

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Royals catcher Salvador Perez produced the seventh extra-inning walk-off hit in a winner-take all postseason game in the Royals' 9-8 win over the Athletics on Tuesday in an epic American League Wild Card Game. Read More »

Royals ride momentum into ALDS matchup with Angels

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Jered Weaver and Jason Vargas are close friends, and not just because they were teammates with the Angels last season. They were also teammates in 2004 at Long Beach State. Now they will face off on the big stage, starting Game 1 of the American League... Read More »

To the victors go the spoils: Players, fans celebrate

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The moment Salvador Perez's game-winning RBI single evaded Oakland third baseman Josh Donaldson, the Royals tore out of the dugout to celebrate. Read More »

Resilient Royals refuse to lose in AL Wild Card

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The Royals found themselves in a four-run deficit with six outs separating them from elimination, but they conjured up three runs in the eighth and one in the ninth to force extra innings. Read More »