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Hall of Fame scout Stewart lauds Moore

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Legendary Royals Hall of Fame scout Art Stewart remembers the rough times. Stewart, 88, began scouting for the Yankees in 1953 and then became a Royals' scout in 1969. He witnessed the rise of the expansion Royals to a powerhouse in the 1970s and 1980s...

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Preparation gives Colon confidence off bench

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Christian Colon, the backup infielder for a Royals team that plays in the American League, hadn't stepped inside the batter's box this entire postseason. He hadn't seen a live pitch in 28 days, and hadn't driven in a run in six weeks. Then Royals manag...

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Improved Royals team ready to take last step

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The 2014 Kansas City Royals won the American League pennant and lost the World Series. Then they became better. Guess what's next? "We've got unfinished business," third baseman Mike Moustakas said.

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After near miss, KC on mission to win it all

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Amid the postgame celebration that erupted after the Royals claimed their second straight American League pennant with a dramatic Game 6 win on Friday night against the Blue Jays, there appeared a visible reminder that this team's mission is far from a...

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Royals confident heading home for Game 6

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That hard work during the final week of the regular season to grab the American League's best record and home-field advantage throughout the postseason perhaps is about to pay off for the Royals.

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Royals stun Jays in 7th, take 2-0 ALCS lead

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These Royals just never believe they're out of it. For the second time this postseason, the defending American League champions staged a highly improbable comeback, erupting for five runs in the bottom of the seventh off Blue Jays left-hander David Pri...

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NLCS, ALCS managers excited to face off

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When Ned Yost and Terry Collins, who are managing in the American League and National League Championship Series this week, respectively, look across the dugout, they're certain to see a very familiar face.

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Astros-Royals ALDS Game 1: Did You Know?

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The Astros were unfazed by a rain delay on Thursday night at Kauffman Stadium, remaining unbeaten this postseason with a 5-2 win over the defending American League champion Royals in Game 1 of the AL Division Series. Here are some stats and facts you s...

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Royals unable to hold down Astros in Game 1

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Right-hander Collin McHugh tossed six strong innings, and George Springer and Colby Rasmus each homered as the Astros stunned last year's American League pennant-winning Royals, 5-2, at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday night in Game 1 of the AL Division Se...

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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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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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Ventura rounding into form for postseason

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Though the Royals' one-time grip on the American League's best record is slipping away, they found something else on Monday night at Wrigley Field.

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Cueto, Royals battle White Sox aiming for AL’s top seed

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The Kansas City Royals continue their pursuit of securing home-field advantage through the American League playoffs when they open a three-game series against the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on Tuesday night. The Royals are in a battle with the Bl...

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