Norton, KansasLocal Weather Alerts
There are currently no active weather alerts.
Home | Tag Archives: Kansas City (page 4)

Tag Archives: Kansas City

Young brings experience, grit to Game 4 start

kqnk-300x150-default

Few starting pitchers have overcome adversity like 36-year-old right-hander Chris Young, who takes the ball for Kansas City in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series on Tuesday.

Read More »

Cueto, Volquez, Ventura share close bond

kqnk-300x150-default

Rene Francisco stepped inside the home clubhouse at Kauffman Stadium to say hello to Johnny Cueto on an afternoon in early August, about a week after Kansas City acquired the distinguished right-hander to boost its World Series hopes down the stretch. ...

Read More »

Gordon, Hochevar reflect on KC’s baseball revival

kqnk-300x150-default

Alex Gordon and Luke Hochevar know all about the bad times in Kansas City. They lived through them. Not all 29 years of postseason-less baseball in K.C., mind you, but some of the worst of it, such as the two-year stretch from 2009 to 2010 when the Roy...

Read More »

Yost’s lineup tweaks wreak havoc on foes

kqnk-300x150-default

In the final days of the regular season, Royals manager Ned Yost had a problem. And he liked it. It's become a headache for Kansas City's opposition in the postseason, most recently in the Royals' 5-0 win against the Blue Jays in Game 1 of the American...

Read More »

International introduction opens ALCS

kqnk-300x150-default

The list of Kansas City residents who are from Canada, are Broadway performers and professionally trained musicians, and are comfortable belting out the Canadian national anthem in a packed ballpark before a nationally televised Major League Baseball g...

Read More »

Royals social media buzzing before Game 1

kqnk-300x150-default

Royals fans in Kansas City and beyond are already getting amped for the American League Championship Series, which begins Friday against the Blue Jays at Kauffman Stadium (7:30 p.m. ET on FOX/Sportsnet).

Read More »

Royals relieved to get past ascending Astros

kqnk-300x150-default

Throughout the five-game American League Division Series between the Astros and Royals, one main theme kept popping up: this year's Houston team looked a lot like last year's Kansas City team, in terms of youth, talent, speed and makeup.

Read More »

Cueto rises to occasion in must-win game

kqnk-300x150-default

There aren't many questions yet to be answered about the resilient Royals, who came from behind in all three of their AL Division Series wins. But one outstanding question was on the table in Game 5: Which Johnny Cueto pitches for Kansas City in this o...

Read More »

KC rallies with 3-run 5th, earns ALCS spot

kqnk-300x150-default

The Royals rallied in the fifth inning, scoring three runs to take a two-run lead over the Astros and eventually winning, 7-2, in Game 5 of the American League Division Series on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium. The victory clinched Kansas City's second ...

Read More »

Royals show support for fallen KC firefighters

kqnk-300x150-default

After the tragic deaths of Kansas City firefighters Larry Leggio and John Mesh on Monday night, the Royals honored them on Tuesday by wearing KCFD shirts and hats during their workout day at Kauffman Stadium before Game 5 of the American League Divisio...

Read More »

Royals-Astros Game 4 ALDS: Did You Know?

kqnk-300x150-default

The Royals rallied from a four-run deficit against a shaky Astros bullpen on Monday, scoring five eighth-inning runs to stave off elimination with a 9-6 win in Game 4 and shift the American League Division Series back to Kansas City for a decisive Game 5.

Read More »

Royals try to send ALDS back to KC for Game 5

kqnk-300x150-default

Here's the one thing that's certain for Game 4 of the American League Division Series between Kansas City and Houston on Monday afternoon: The atmosphere will be suitably postseason: loud, proud and deeply hopeful at sold-out Minute Maid Park. The Astr...

Read More »

Short rest no issue for Yo with season on line

kqnk-300x150-default

After lasting just two innings in a rain-shortened start in Game 1 of the ALDS on Thursday, Yordano Ventura is ready to start against the Astros on short rest with Kansas City's season on the line in Game 4 on Monday.

Read More »

Cueto gets stronger later, keeps KC in it

kqnk-300x150-default

Johnny Cueto, the Royals' big acquisition at the non-waiver Trade Deadline, seemingly gave Kansas City exactly what it needed -- a horse at the top of the rotation that could not only carry the team to the regular-season finish line, but also pick it u...

Read More »