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Royals open season with intensity of postseason club

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In the first week of the 2015 season, the Kansas City Royals are not in mid-season form. They are in postseason form. The Royals completed a sweep of the Chicago White Sox in the opening series of the season with a 4-1 victory Thursday at Kauffman Stad...

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Alex Gordon begins throwing. Yost says he’ll be ready Opening Day

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Royals left fielder Alex Gordon played catch for the first time since his December surgery to repair a tendon in his right wrist.  The former Husker has been cleared to take “dry” swings beginning today, meaning he can swing without any contact with a baseball. “Just getting him loosened up to see how it feels,” Yost said. […]

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Streak to AL pennant defined 2014 for Royals

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What can be said about the 2014 Kansas City Royals that can even attempt to put into words what America saw throughout October? Ned Yost's plucky bunch emerged as a tight-knit, rapidly improving baseball team with one common goal and one nasty bullpen ...

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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 […]

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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