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Giants-Royals, World Series Game 1: Did you know?

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From the importance of winning Game 1 of the World Series, to Madison Bumgarner's historic numbers, to the Giants' overall postseason success, here's a look at some of the interesting facts and figures from Tuesday night in Kansas City. Read More »

Royals’ playoff win streak halted by Giants in Game 1

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Before the sellout crowd of 40,459 at Kauffman Stadium knew it, they were seeing ace right-hander James Shields and the Royals absorb a 7-1 loss to the Giants in Game 1 of the 110th World Series on Tuesday night. It ended Kansas City's string of eight ... Read More »

Shields’ rough start sinks Royals in Game 1 loss

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Before the sellout crowd of 40,459 at Kauffman Stadium knew it, they were seeing ace right-hander James Shields and the Royals absorb a 7-1 loss to the Giants in Game 1 of the 110th World Series on Tuesday night. It ended Kansas City's string of eight ... Read More »

Shields’ struggles continue in Series opener

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A day before he was to throw the first World Series pitch in Kansas City since 1985, James Shields spoke about his propensity for amnesia. The Royals' ace will want to tap into that after a forgettable -- and relatively brief -- Game 1 start on Tuesday... Read More »

He’s back: Lee visits from Korea to see KC in World Series

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Korean Superfan SungWoo Lee made his return to Kansas City to see his beloved Royals in the World Series. Read More »

Howser’s daughter is with Kansas City all the way

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Play your kind of baseball, Royals -- unrelenting, always ready, and capable. Know we are with you, support you and appreciate you. A lifetime of gratitude extended to our family assures that Kansas City understands and appreciates the quality of what ... Read More »

Wait is over: Fall Classic returns to Kansas City

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Six days after celebrating an American League pennant in front of their own fans by dispatching the Orioles, the Royals will host the Giants in the first World Series matchup between the clubs. First pitch in Game 1 of the best-of-seven series is sched... Read More »

Royals’ success can be traced back to 2010 trade

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The trade that brought Lorenzo Cain and Alcides Escobar to Kansas City almost didn't happen, but happen it did, and Ned Yost calls the deal "the start to all of our success." Read More »

Royals ham it up during meet and greet

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Outside of Kansas City, how many of us really know the Royals? To that end, we took advantage of a 50-minute media session on Monday at Kauffman Stadium, where players were stationed inside one room at the Royals' Hall of Fame and fielded questions fro... Read More »

Affeldt stays course to aid Giants’ World Series run

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If not for the words of two people -- Jeremy Affeldt's wife, Larisa, and Royals general manager Dayton Moore -- he might have called it quits in 2006. If Affeldt gets key outs against Kansas City in the heat of battle, Moore, in a weird way, will be th... Read More »

Players are getting Royal treatment in Kansas City

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It's a crazy time in Kansas City, where fans who had gone without postseason baseball since 1985 have been ecstatic while the Royals have reeled off eight straight postseason wins. Read More »

Charles sees 1969 Mets in 2014 Royals

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As the surprise party raged on in the Royals' clubhouse Wednesday evening -- surprise, the Royals had swept the Orioles in the American League Championship Series -- a man with strong ties to Kansas City baseball celebrated in a more modest manner in h... Read More »

With trip to World Series, Yost proves detractors wrong

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On Wednesday, manager Ned Yost and his Royals completed a sweep of the Orioles in the American League Championship Series to advance to the World Series for the third time in franchise history. Yost, often questioned for the rigidity of his bullpen usa... Read More »

Fans, Royals feeling the love

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There seems to be something pretty special cooking between the American League-champion Royals and their hometown fans and it was evident during the celebration following Kansas City's win in Game 4 of the ALCS on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Royals’ front office celebrates with loyal fans

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Royals president Dan Glass sounded the theme for ownership and the club's front office: "We couldn't have done it without the fans. That's where it all starts from. It's time to celebrate." His father, owner David Glass, realizes that Kansas City fans ... Read More »