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In tough spot, KC can draw from playoff titles in Minors

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While the Royals have never experienced as much urgency to win a game as they will tonight, when a win over the Giants gets them to the deciding game of the World Series and a loss sends them home, they can draw on a wealth of experience from playoff s...

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Drama of Game 163 looms in Central races

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With the races in the NL and AL Central divisions going down to the wire in the final weekend of the regular season, it is possible that one or both divisions could be decided by a 163rd game on Monday.

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Shields off his game, but gives Royals shot

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Pitcher James Shields has done this long enough that he knows one thing: If you don't have your best stuff, you've got to find a way to make things work. And that's what he did in the Royals' 6-3 victory over the White Sox on Thursday night at U.S. Cel...

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Royals shift attention away from Seattle

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Just as the Royals were about to finish up batting practice on Thursday, the Seattle Mariners finished off the Blue Jays in Toronto, 7-5. That meant that the Royals knew they could not clinch a playoff spot in their game against the White Sox on Thursd...

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Royals rally but fall short in suspended game vs. Tribe

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Now it's finally over. Cleveland won the suspended game of Aug. 31 when the last half-inning was completed on Monday night. The score was 4-3, with the Royals scoring one run in the 10th inning. Technically, the game was resumed after a 58-minute rain ...

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Royals caught up in moment, eye division title

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If you're ever asked what's so special about September baseball, you can tell 'em to go watch the little game the Royals and Tigers played Sunday afternoon.

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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...

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Early offensive burst captures Royals’ series finale

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The Royals claimed their home regular-season finale and salvaged a game in their last series with the Tigers on Sunday in a 5-2 win at Kauffman Stadium, cutting their AL Central deficit to 1 1/2 games.

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Royals Hall of Famer White returns to The K

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Former Royals star Frank White was back at Kauffman Stadium on Friday night for the first time since 2011. White had not attended a game since a falling out with the Royals when he left their TV broadcasting team. He and wife Teresa attended the game w...

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Aoki stays locked in with two knocks in loss

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One game into a crucial showdown with the first-place Tigers, and it's clear that, so far, only one thing carried over from the Royals' previous series: Nori Aoki's scorching bat. The outfielder ran his multi-hit streak to four games in a 10-1 loss on ...

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Role model Hosmer nominated for Clemente Award

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First baseman Eric Hosmer was named the Royals' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award on Tuesday. The Clemente Award pays tribute to Clemente's achievements and character by recognizing current players who best represent the game of baseball through p...

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Aoki on top of his game to spark Royals’ win

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Royals outfielder Nori Aoki, who was brought in to infuse his speed and on-base abilities at the top of the order, reached base five times in sparking the Royals' thrilling 4-3 walk-off win over the White Sox on Monday night.

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Duffy healthy, slated to throw simulated game

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Royals lefty Danny Duffy, who was aiming to pitch on Tuesday against the White Sox, will instead throw a four-inning simulated game, while Liam Hendriks makes a second straight spot start. Assuming the simulated game goes well, Duffy will pitch next Mo...

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