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Royals plant seeds for future moves at Meetings

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The Royals entered the new era of an American League title defense with some roster vacancies to fill, and the sunshine and relaxing vibe of San Diego didn't prevent them from getting to work on putting down the check marks. Read More »

Royals offer inside access in LUNGevity auction

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The Royals are defending American League champions, and that success is the product of baseball smarts, seamless cohesion in the front office, and inspiring leadership on and off the field. Read More »

Royals offer inside access in LUNGevity auction

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The Royals are defending American League champions, and that success is the product of baseball smarts, seamless cohesion in the front office, and inspiring leadership on and off the field. Read More »

Royals could address needs at Winter Meetings

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The young and talented Royals came of age in a stirring 2014 for the ages. Now they prepare for next season and beyond, no longer as plucky upstarts but as American League champions. Read More »

Gordon adds Platinum Glove Award to collection

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Royals left fielder Alex Gordon won the Rawlings Platinum Glove Award for the American League, it was announced at Friday night's Gold Glove Award ceremony at The Plaza Hotel in New York. Read More »

Fresh off Series run, Royals face tough decisions

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What's the obvious need for the 2015 Royals, fresh from their first World Series experience in 29 years? Right off the bat, you'd have to say more bats. Productive bats. Maybe even some that could get Kansas City off the bottom of the American League h... Read More »

Home is sweet: All-Star win looms large for Royals

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The Royals are back home with the faithful at Kauffman Stadium to finish their remarkable October saga. For this, they owe a hearty thank you to their American League brethren -- notably Mike Trout, Derek Jeter and Miguel Cabrera. Read More »

Royals’ machine built to perform in October

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As baseball has changed over the past half-decade or so, it seems that the formula for winning in October may have changed, as well. And if that is in fact the case, then the best example is the American League champion Royals. Read More »

Negro Leagues Museum a jewel of Kansas City

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One of the best things about the Royals winning the American League pennant is that in addition to putting Kansas City back on the map, it reminds fans all over that this city has a tremendous baseball history. Read More »

After celebration, Royals now must focus on the Giants

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When the Royals clinched the American League pennant on Wednesday night, the players stressed that who their next opponent would be did not concern them at the moment; they'd rather bask in the glory of their AL Championship Series win against the Orio... Read More »

History indicates extended layoff won’t hinder Royals

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The story of the 2014 playoffs -- at least on the American League side of things -- has been the utter dominance of the Kansas City Royals. But might the Royals be a victim of their own October success? Read More »

Loyalty, patience pay off for Gordon, Butler

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As the Royals celebrated the American League pennant, their first since 1985, Alex Gordon and Billy Butler, after spending countless years imagining this moment, couldn't quite believe it. Read More »

Orioles’ glass slipper a better fit for Royals in Game 1

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The Orioles, the darling underdogs of the American League, got out-Cinderella-storied by the Wild Card Royals in Game 1 of the AL Championship Series on Friday night at Camden Yards. Read More »

Duffy returns to rotation to face Indians following early game

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Left-hander Danny Duffy makes his return to the Kansas City rotation at a crucial time as the Royals are trying to win a spot in the American League postseason. He squares off with Carlos Carrasco and the Indians in the regularly scheduled game on Mond... Read More »

Royals, Yanks on opposite ends of playoff-race spectrum

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The playoff races in the American League are dwindling to the final three weeks of the season. At one end of the spectrum, the Royals control their own fate, leading the Central over Detroit. At the other end, the Yankees are watching their chances of ... Read More »