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Constructing a winner: Royals

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Here's a look at how the Kansas City Royals used the Draft, trades, free agency and international signings to build its postseason team.

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Moore builds Royals for another October run

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MLB.com sits down for a question-and-answer session with Royals general manager Dayton Moore before the club opens Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the winner of Tuesday's AL Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser between the Yankee...

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5 things that changed the season for Royals

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On the heels of the Royals' magical 2014 postseason run to Game 7 of the World Series, this year's version of the Royals ran into many speed bumps.

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Royals have decorated postseason history

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From the mid-1970s through the mid-1980s, the Royals were one of the model franchises in all of baseball, capped with a World Series title over the Cardinals in 1985.

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All signs point to Ventura as KC’s ALDS Game 1 starter

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In the aftermath of Sunday's 6-1 win over the Twins at Target Field that secured home-field advantage throughout the postseason in the American League, Royals manager Ned Yost wasn't revealing his starter for Game 1 of the AL Division Series. That deci...

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AL road to the World Series runs through KC

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The Royals captured home-field advantage throughout the postseason in the American League with their 6-1 win over the Twins on Sunday at Target Field. That edge could prove crucial over the coming weeks.

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Royals clinch home-field advantage in the AL

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With a 6-1 victory over the Twins on Sunday, the Royals officially clinched the American League's best record, giving them home-field advantage throughout the postseason. The Royals are now off until Thursday, when they will open the best-of-five Ameri...

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Cain a late scratch to rest ailing knee

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Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain was a late scratch from the lineup because of a bruised knee before Sunday's 6-1 win over the Twins at Target Field. But both Cain and manager Ned Yost said the center fielder would be ready to go for Thursday's Game ...

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3 O’Clock High: Know it all for #Game162

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Beginning at 3 p.m. ET today, we get a season finale like no other, and it is anything but regular. In a first-of-its-kind simultaneous set of cliffhangers, every team is scheduled to Play Ball from 3 p.m. ET until a flurry of dramatic walk-offs or pre...

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Cueto, Royals bidding for AL’s top seed in finale

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With the Twins out of postseason contention, the most important thing riding on Sunday's regular-season finale is home-field advantage for the Royals throughout the American League postseason.

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Royals gain lead in home-field race, eliminate Twins

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The Twins were officially eliminated from postseason contention with a 5-1 loss to the Royals at Target Field. A Lorenzo Cain roller up the first-base line plated the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and prolonged an ugly frame that effectively ended...

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Cain puts Royals in line for decisive 4-run 7th

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On the biggest play of the Royals' 5-1 win over the Twins on Saturday, Lorenzo Cain actually reminded himself he better steer to the right as he ran toward first base.

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Ventura, Royals continue pursuit of AL’s top record

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With the Twins clinging to their postseason hopes by a thread, left-hander Tommy Milone gets the ball for the middle game of a crucial series with the Royals on Saturday at Target Field.

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