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League Championship Series game times announced

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On Wednesday, the game times were announced for the ALCS pairing of Kansas City and Baltimore and the National League Championship Series between the Giants and Cardinals. Read More »

Shields pads postseason resume, earns nickname

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James Shields is now 3-4 with a 4.96 ERA in eight postseason starts. He has a reputation for being a "big game" pitcher but this was his first postseason win since Game 2 of the 2008 World Series against the Phillies, when he was a member of the Rays. Read More »

Three keys for Royals to win AL Wild Card Game

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Kansas City makes its first postseason appearance since 1985. Oakland squeaked into the second Wild Card spot on Sunday, securing its third straight trip to the postseason. Here are the three keys to the Royals winning their first playoff game in nearl... Read More »

Royals enjoy 2014 success against A’s, with one exception

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The Royals won five of seven meetings with the A's heading into the AL Wild Card Game on Tuesday night in Kansas City. The two losses, however, were against Oakland's starter in the game, Jon Lester. Read More »

Drama of Game 163 looms in three races

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With the races in the NL and AL Central divisions and the AL Wild Card going down to the wire on the final day of the season, it is possible that one or more races could be decided by a 163rd game on Monday. Read More »

Royals miss chance to tie up AL Central

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Danny Duffy got off to a rocky start and the Royals never recovered in a 5-4 loss to the White Sox on Saturday night in Chicago. The Royals will enter the final day of the regular season one game behind the Tigers, who also lost, for first place in the... Read More »

Konerko congratulates Royals on season’s success

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Retiring White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko took time to recognize the Royals as he made his farewell address to White Sox fans during a ceremony before Saturday night's game. Read More »

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... Read More »

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. Read More »

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... Read More »

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... Read More »

Tickets for Wild Card tiebreaker game on sale Wednesday

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The Royals will begin selling tickets for a potential Wild Card tie-breaking game at 10 a.m. CT on Wednesday. Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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. 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 »