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Alcides thriving since receiving ignition keys

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Alcides Escobar always has seen himself as a leadoff man or No. 2 hitter. He hit mostly first or second in the Brewers' Minor League system before doing so for significant parts of his Major League career in Milwaukee and Kansas City. Read More »

O’Neil’s legacy carrying on through Royals

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Throughout the Royals' frenetic playoff run, one that was void of a loss until Game 1 of the World Series, one comment kept coming up in conversation among those familiar with Kansas City baseball: Buck woulda loved this. Read More »

Butler hopes to wear crown, stay in Kansas City

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Billy Butler doesn't want to go anywhere. He loves being a Royal and would be one forever if it were up to him. Unfortunately, it's not up to him, so he is doing everything he can to bring joy to Royals fans for as long as possible. Read More »

With five-run sixth, Royals knot World Series at 1

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Now the upstart, unbridled, uninhibited Royals are back in business. Kansas City landed a sixth-inning haymaker on the Giants and surged to a 7-2 victory in Game 2 of the 110th Fall Classic on Wednesday night with a blue-hued crowd of 40,446 roaring at... Read More »

Royals, MLB open Starlight Fun Center at KU Med

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Former Royals All-Star outfielder Willie Wilson joined mascot Sluggerrr for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on a new Starlight Fun Center at The University of Kansas Hospital on Wednesday in Kansas City, part of MLB's community outreach effort that annually ... Read More »

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 »