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With five-run sixth, Royals knot World Series at 1

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Now the upstart, unbridled, uninhibited Royals are back in business. Kansas City landed a sixth-inning haymaker on the Giants and surged to a 7-2 victory in Game 2 of the 110th Fall Classic on Wednesday night with a blue-hued crowd of 40,446 roaring at...

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Butler matches Brett with rare RBI feat

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With RBI singles in the first and sixth innings in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night, Billy Butler became the first Royals player with tying and go-ahead RBIs in the same postseason game since George Brett in the 1985 American League Champi...

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Giants-Royals, World Series Game 2: Did you know?

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In a postseason filled with one-run games and extra-inning contests, each of the first two games in the World Series has been decided by at least five runs. That hadn't happened in nearly 80 years. Here's a look at some of the other interesting facts a...

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Giants-Royals, World Series Game 2: Did you know?

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In a postseason filled with one-run games and extra-inning contests, each of the first two games in the World Series has been decided by at least five runs. That hadn't happened in nearly 80 years. Here's a look at some of the other interesting facts a...

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Strickland-Perez spat chalked up as misunderstanding

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Omar Infante hit a homer, Hunter Strickland started yelling in English, Salvador Perez yelled back in Spanish and both dugouts momentarily braced for a fight that never occurred. After the Royals' 7-2 win over the Giants in Game 2 of the World Series, ...

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Key 1985 Royals gather at Negro Leagues Museum

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Whether a team is a consistent contender or one that has endured several angst-ridden decades trying to get to the postseason, nearly every club has a healthy list of Hall of Fame-caliber players and at least a few unforgettable October moments. On Wed...

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Young cancer patient at The K for Game 2

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Noah Wilson, a 6-year-old cancer patient, was at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday night to see his beloved Royals play the Giants in Game 2 of the World Series, courtesy of Major League Baseball.

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Ceremonial first pitch put in hands of Royals legend Brett

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Royals legend George Brett, currently serving as the team's vice president of baseball operations, has been everywhere throughout this squad's playoff run, and on Wednesday he threw the ceremonial first pitch.

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Royals, MLB open Starlight Fun Center at KU Med

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Former Royals All-Star outfielder Willie Wilson joined mascot Sluggerrr for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on a new Starlight Fun Center at The University of Kansas Hospital on Wednesday in Kansas City, part of MLB's community outreach effort that annually ...

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World Series Game 2: SF-KC in-game notebook

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Welcome to Kauffman Stadium and MLB.com's live hub for Game 2 of the World Series, which will be updated throughout the night with news and in-game highlights. Be sure to refresh often as the Royals try to tie up this Series, while the Giants look to t...

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Selig, MLB grateful for strides in fight vs. ALS

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At Game 2 of the World Series, Major League Baseball used its greatest stage to keep the momentum going to help find a cure for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Holland named Mariano Rivera AL Reliever of the Year

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Major League Baseball recognized this season's top relief pitchers Wednesday, announcing Kansas City's Greg Holland and Atlanta's Craig Kimbrel as the recipients of the Mariano Rivera AL Reliever of the Year Award and the Trevor Hoffman NL Reliever of ...

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