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Herrera nails down KC’s first Series win since ’85

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Maybe it was the magnitude of the situation he entered, with two on and one out in the sixth inning of a tied game. Whatever the reason, reliever Kelvin Herrera was in prime form in Game 2, getting out of a sixth-inning jam, recording five outs and bec... Read More »

Ventura, Royals try to get back to their game, even Series

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The 1985 Royals lost Game 1 of the World Series at home. Heck, they lost Game 2, too. And we know how that one turned out. So the Royals need look no further than their own organizational history to know they can recover from the drubbing they endured ... Read More »

Catch ‘em if you can: Dyson, Gore proving dynamic

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Kansas City Royals speedsters Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore may well be the final components that convince front-office executives that the game of baseball has changed. Read More »

First four World Series games dedicated to important causes

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The annual World Series Community Initiative program is an established tradition that gives two clubs and their fan bases even greater rewards for reaching the ultimate stage of international attention. The Royals and Giants will each have two dedicate... Read More »

Royals’ relief trio makes claim as best ever

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Given the modern-day setup, managers often talk about an elite bullpen's ability to shorten a game. One could argue that no bullpen has ever done that more than the 2014 Kansas City Royals'. Read More »

Scouting Royals has been an Art form

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Legendary scout Art Stewart has been with the Royals since 1969, so there's not much he hasn't seen in the game. Stewart had a front-row seat to the club's 1985 World Series championship and is now helping the club prepare for a return trip to the Fall... Read More »

Davis rewrites story, becomes potent force from ‘pen

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A cutter, a sizzling four-seamer and a knee-buckling curve have made starter-turned-setup man Wade Davis one of the game's most dominant relievers. Read More »

Royals: August sweep over Giants ‘doesn’t mean anything’

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The Royals swept the Giants in a three game series on Aug. 8-10, but the set came during a time in which San Francisco was going through a rough stretch. Now, manager Ned Yost and his players acknowledge that the sweep is a thing of the past. Read More »

ALCS Game 4: BAL-KC in-game notebook

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Welcome to MLB.com's live game notebook, which will be consistently refreshed with news of the day and key developments from earlier in the game. For real-time updates, follow on Gameday. In the At Bat App, go to Postseason in the main menu. Read More »

Shields to start for Royals if ALCS goes to Game 5

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If a fifth game is necessary in the American League Championship Series, the Royals will turn to ace James Shields looking to close out the Orioles at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Yost: Perez ‘fine,’ in Royals’ lineup for Game 4

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Royals catcher Salvador Perez took a foul ball off his thumb and was struck in the head by a backswing in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Orioles in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series, but he stayed in the game and was back in the lineup for ... Read More »

ALCS Game 3: BAL-KC in-game notebook

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Welcome to MLB.com's live game notebook, which will be consistently refreshed with news of the day and key developments from earlier in the game. For real-time updates, follow in Gameday. In the At Bat App, go to Postseason in the main menu. Read More »

Lineup breakdown: Orioles vs. Royals, Game 3

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After rain in Kansas City forced the postponement of the third game of the ALCS on Monday night, it'll be played tonight (8 ET, TBS). The Royals are looking to take a commanding 3-0 lead over the Orioles, who dropped both games at their home ballpark t... Read More »

Lineup breakdown: Royals, Game 3

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After rain in Kansas City forced the postponement of the third game of the ALCS on Monday night, it'll be played tonight (8 ET, TBS). The Royals are looking to take a commanding 3-0 lead over the Orioles, who dropped both games at their home ballpark t... Read More »

Rain has impacted, even altered, past postseasons

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The postponement of Game 3 of the ALCS between the Royals and Orioles on Monday marked the 17th time a postseason game has been postponed during the Wild Card era, dating back to 1995, and the first such instance since Game 4 of the 2012 ALCS. Read More »