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Former Husker nearly turns himself into a World Series hero (VIDEO)

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Lincoln native and former Cornhusker Alex Gordon was close to becoming a World Series hero. Bottom of the ninth, two outs Game 7, Gordon keeps the Royals season alive with a single to center off Giants ace Madison Bumgarner. Like a movie, the Giants turn into the Bad News Bears…the ball gets past center fielder […] Read More »

Royals fight tooth and nail, fall just short in Game 7

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They amazed, energized and captivated a community hungry for postseason baseball after a 29-year lapse and, although they couldn't capture the final prize, the Kansas City Royals made it a battle right to the end. They yielded the World Series champion... Read More »

Vying for first title since ’85, Royals edged in Game 7

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They amazed, energized and captivated a community hungry for postseason baseball after a 29-year lapse and, although they couldn't capture the final prize, the Kansas City Royals made it a battle right to the end. They yielded the World Series champion... Read More »

Unfazed by stage, Finnegan weathering first October

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Self-confidence. Not cockiness, but self-confidence. That's what the good pitchers bring to the mound. They believe they can get hitters out. They believe the guy with the bat in his hand is trying to take food off their table. Self-confidence is what ... Read More »

Rough night for Royals’ bullpen as Giants knot Series

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All even. The San Francisco Giants wiped out a three-run deficit and pummeled the Kansas City Royals, 11-4, on Saturday night to tie up the World Series at two games each. That means the 110th Fall Classic will go at least six games and return to Kansa... Read More »

Hosmer’s 11-pitch at-bat epitomizes KC kids’ growth

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If the Kansas City Royals go on to win this World Series, we can look back at a moment in Game 3 on Friday night that might just tell the whole story. First, though, let's push the pause button and rewind to 2011 to understand how far these Royals have... Read More »

Royals have something special in confident Ventura

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Even the normally unflappable Yordano Ventura may feel the heat of the pressure cooker raise a notch tonight. He takes the ball in Game 2 of the World Series with his Kansas City Royals down 1-0 to the San Francisco Giants. Read More »

High-flying Royals set to put dazzling defense on display

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Prepare to be dazzled. That's because the Kansas City Royals do one thing better than any other baseball team on the planet. This one thing isn't something you see everyday. And you've probably never seen it the way the Royals do it. The Royals play de... 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 »

Breakdown for ALCS ticket holders in KC

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Game 3 of the American League Championship Series between the host Kansas City Royals and the Baltimore Orioles has been postponed due to inclement weather and the forecast for rainfall throughout the remainder of the day. First pitch of Thursday's Gam... Read More »

Fresh off ALDS sweeps, Orioles set to face hot Royals

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The Orioles were clear Sunday that this -- a 3-0 sweep of the Tigers in the American League Division Series -- was only a step toward their ultimate goal. But now the O's will have to face the hottest team in baseball: the Kansas City Royals. Read More »

Constructing a World Series team: Royals

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Here's a look at how the Kansas City Royals used the Draft, trades, free agency and international signings to build its AL pennant-winning team. Read More »

Royals drop playoff magic number to one

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There was no clinching of a postseason berth, no end to a 28-year drought, no clubhouse party for the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field. But the Royals did move closer to that happy moment with a 6-3 victory over the White Sox... Read More »

Royals designate Chen for assignment

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Left-hander Bruce Chen's often inspiring and successful six seasons with the Kansas City Royals are behind him. Chen was designated for assignment on Friday, one day after giving up six runs in the 10th inning of an 11-5 loss to the Minnesota Twins. Read More »

Ex-Royals equipment manager Zych dies in car accident

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Al Zych, longtime equipment manager of the Kansas City Royals, died on Monday as a result of a two-vehicle accident near the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. Read More »