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Position-by-position breakdown: Royals-Angels

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After a thrilling victory in Tuesday night's American League Wild Card game, Kansas City heads west to meet the top-seeded Angels in the AL Division Series -- the first playoff meeting between the two. Game 1 is slated for Thursday night at 9:07 p.m. E... Read More »

Three keys for Royals against the Angels

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After eliminating the Athletics in the Wild Card Game, the challenge continues for the Royals, who now face the top-seeded Angels in the American League Division Series. Here are the three keys to Kansas City emerging victorious. Read More »

Butler recalls midseason meeting as catalyst

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The turning point of the Royals' 2014 season came just after the club had come out of the All-Star break and registered four straight losses. So Raul Ibanez, who was part of the Royals' losing history during his Kansas City stay of 2001-03, figured a p... Read More »

Royals need to solve nemesis Lester to advance

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By earning their first postseason berth since 1985, the Royals turned the previous 29 years of unpleasant history into background noise. For the season to continue, Kansas City must overcome more unpleasant history, this time against Oakland starter Jo... 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 »

KC hosting ‘Take the Crown Rally’ Monday at Kauffman Stadium

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On Monday, fans will have the opportunity to meet select members of the Royals' organization, many of whom were integral in bringing Kansas City its first postseason appearance since 1985. The Royals announced the "Take the Crown Rally" event scheduled... Read More »

Shields to start AL Wild Card Game against A’s

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James Shields will be pitching for the Royals in the American League Wild Card Game against the A's on Tuesday night (7:07 CT, TBS), in Kansas City. Read More »

Shields to start Wild Card Game

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James Shields will be pitching for the Royals in the American League Wild Card Game on Tuesday night in Kansas City. It's yet to be determined if the Royals will face the A's or Mariners. Read More »

Royals own Wild Card, looking to trade for division title

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The Royals are in the playoffs, but their first-round matchup remains unknown with just two games left in the season. Kansas City has secured a Wild Card, but could still wind up with the American League Central title. Read More »

Shields never stops working

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There once was a time when James Shields' career looked lost. But thanks the guidance of a big league cousin, the right-hander has built a following in Kansas City and Tampa Bay, and is poised to be one of the biggest free agents of the winter. Read More »

Ventura can help pitch KC into tie atop AL Central

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Royals starter Yordano Ventura makes the most important start of his young career on Tuesday versus the Indians, as the second-year pro searches to keep Kansas City in the American League Central hunt, and improve its postseason positioning. Danny Sala... Read More »

Royals get ‘split’ with Tribe, close on Tigers in Central

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Danny Duffy pitched six shutout innings in his return to the Kansas City rotation and the Royals added a 2-0 victory over Cleveland to their postseason push on Monday night. Read More »

Royals won’t stand in Moore’s way

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Royals chairman and owner David Glass said on Monday that he doubts that general manager Dayton Moore would want to take the currently vacant Braves GM job, but that he wouldn't stand in Moore's way if Moore wanted to leave Kansas City. 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 »