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Hosmer breathes ‘sigh of relief’ after big hit

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After missing almost all of August with a stress fracture, Eric Hosmer had a strong September and has carried that success into the playoffs. Read More »

Rookie arms deliver in Game 2 ALDS duel

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The Royals' Yordano Ventura and the Angels' Matt Shoemaker were gone when Eric Hosmer unloaded his two-run blast in Kansas City's 4-1 win in Game 2 of the ALDS on Friday, but the rookie right-handers managed to deliver the gripping duel. Read More »

Dyson enters for defense, shows off rocket arm

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Royals manager Ned Yost said it is a defensive maneuver he has been making the past two months. But putting Jarrod Dyson in center field in the eighth inning on Friday night has not paid off as big as it did in Kansas City's 4-1 victory over the Angels. Read More »

Royals-Angels Game 2: Did you know?

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The Royals won Game 2 of the American League Division Series in nearly the exact way they won Game 1. On Friday, Kansas City used a two-run home run by Eric Hosmer in the 11th inning to break a 1-1 tie in the 4-1 win over the Angels. A night earlier, M... Read More »

Five lessons learned from ALDS Game 2

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So far it has been pitching and defense in this American League Division Series, a trend that definitely favors the Royals. The Angels, who led the Majors in scoring this season, have to start hitting. They have just three runs in 22 innings so far thi... Read More »

Oct. 3 Eric Hosmer postgame interview

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Eric Hosmer discusses his go-ahead homer in the 11th that lifted the Royals to a 2-0 ALDS lead. Read More »

Oct. 3 Ned Yost postgame interview

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Manager Ned Yost discusses the Royals' second straight win in extras to take a 2-0 lead over the Angels in the ALDS. Read More »

Hosmer’s drive has Royals in 2-0 driver’s seat

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This time it was Eric Hosmer whose home run provided the Royals a heavenly victory over the Angels, as his two-run blast in the 11th inning carried Kansas City to a 4-1 decision on Friday night, shocking a full house at Angel Stadium. Read More »

Shields rested and ready to start Game 3 at home

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The Royals couldn't use James Shields for Game 1 because he had started on Tuesday in the AL Wild Card Game. Now Shields is rested and ready to go on Sunday, when the ALDS returns to Kauffman Stadium for Game 3. Read More »

Tale of the Tape: Royals-Angels, Game 3

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Here's a breakdown of the pitching matchup between the Royals' James Shields and the Angels' C.J. Wilson for Game 3 of the American League Division Series on Sunday. Read More »

Holland speeds from delivery room to mound

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He may have looked cool while collecting the first two postseason saves of his career in the American League Division Series against the Angels, but the last few days in the life of Greg Holland have been quite an emotional roller coaster. Read More »

Royals fans revel in return to playoffs at rally back home

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For Royals fan Judy John, the allure of a chance to celebrate was too much to pass up. Even the weather, with the temperature in the low 50s exacerbated by strong winds, could not stop John, of Odessa, Mo., and a group of other Royals devotees from att... Read More »

Royals hoping to have Herrera back for Game 3

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There's a chance that Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera -- nursing a slight forearm strain -- will be available for Sunday night's Game 3 against the Angels in the American League Division Series. Read More »

Guthrie, Aoki garner Royals’ monthly honors

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The Royals announced their Player and Pitcher of the Month Award winners for September, with outfielder Nori Aoki and starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie snagging the honors. Read More »

MLB Notebook: O’s, Royals follow season trends

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No team had more multihomer games than the O's, who used their power to slug past the Tigers in Game 1 of their ALDS series. While K.C. won their ALDS opener on a Mike Moustakas homer in the 11th, the Royals again showed that they could find a way to w... Read More »