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Seven-game Series fitting way for Selig to go out

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It took the full seven games before the 2014 World Series was decided Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. And that was only fitting. This was the 22nd Fall Classic that Allan H. (Bud) Selig has presided over. And also the last. Selig will step down as... Read More »

Oct. 29 Ned Yost postgame interview

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Royals manager Ned Yost addressed the media following Game 7 of the World Series in Kansas City. Read More »

Vying for first title since ’85, Royals edged in Game 7

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They amazed, energized and captivated a community hungry for postseason baseball after a 29-year lapse and, although they couldn't capture the final prize, the Kansas City Royals made it a battle right to the end. They yielded the World Series champion... Read More »

Giants turn two after replay overturns safe call

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Giants manager Bruce Bochy came out on the winning end of a replay challenge in Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night. The Royals' Eric Hosmer dove headfirst into first base trying to break up a double play in the third inning, and he was ruled... Read More »

Royals’ Game 7 hero Saberhagen gets call for first pitch

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The Royals, perhaps attempting to recapture some of that Game 7 magic, contacted Brett Saberhagen in the eighth inning of Tuesday night's Game 6 and asked him to throw out the ceremonial pitch for Wednesday night's finale. Saberhagen said yes without h... Read More »

Fan Cave winners wrap up memorable season at Game 7

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After watching 2,430 regular-season games plus All-Star Week and a postseason culminating in a World Series Game 7, four MLB Fan Cave Dwellers were each presented with $5,000 and a thanks from Major League Baseball in a pregame field ceremony on Wednes... Read More »

Kansas City police officer honored with Legacy Seat

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James Cisneros works off-duty security for the Royals and was stationed in the bullpen during Games 1 and 2. He assumed that his assignment would be the same for Game 7, but on Tuesday afternoon, he got the call telling him that he would have the honor... Read More »

Trip down memory lane for 1985 champion Royals

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There's nothing like a first World Series appearance in 29 years to bring players from the championship team of 1985 back to Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Starters providing relief in Game 7 not uncommon

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The possibility of Giants ace Madison Bumgarner getting a call from the bullpen in Game 7 of the World Series against the Royals on Wednesday night has been discussed so much it would be more of a surprise if he doesn't pitch than if he does. If he doe... Read More »

World Series Game 7: SF-KC in-game notebook

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Welcome to Kauffman Stadium and MLB.com's live hub for Game 7 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 and Giants do battle in the league's first winner-tak... Read More »

Lineup breakdown: Giants vs. Royals, Game 7

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This is it. Game 7 of the World Series between the Giants and the Royals. Here's a breakdown of the lineups. Read More »

MLB Notebook: Rookie, big bats keep Royals’ hopes alive

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The Royals broke out for 10 runs in Game 6, which was more than enough support for rookie starter Yordano Ventura, who tossed seven shoutout innings to help force a decisive Game 7. Read More »

No shortage of confidence in KC clubhouse

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The players in the 2014 Royals clubhouse have never done this before, and perhaps that's working for them. Most hadn't played on a postseason team, and they had certainly never won a postseason series. And win the pennant? Please. Maybe the "act like y... Read More »

Royals are loaded with fresh arms for Game 7

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A 10-0 rout of the Giants in Game 6 on Tuesday -- thanks to the bats and an impressive seven-inning performance from 23-year-old starter Yordano Ventura -- enabled Royals manager Ned Yost to avoid using Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland, and ... Read More »

Jirschele’s third-base signals lost in translation by Royals

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Mike Jirschele had one of his busier nights from the third-base coaching box at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday night during the Royals' 10-0 Game 6 victory over the Giants. Read More »