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GM Moore’s vision is paying off in Kansas City

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GM Dayton Moore made several moves that helped the Royals ascend to the 2014 ALCS, but two stand above the rest -- trading Cy Young winner Zack Greinke for a package that included Lorenzo Cain and Alcides Escobar, and trading top prospect Wil Myers for...

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Weather doesn’t delay start of ALCS

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The Royals and Orioles have waited a long time to get back to the American League Championship Series, and as they prepared to begin their battle for the pennant, meteorologists were predicting wet but playable conditions for the scheduled first pitch ...

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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