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Royals reign with four-pack of GIBBY Awards

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The American League champion Royals were recognized with MLB.com GIBBY Awards for Closer, Executive and Setup Man of the Year as well as top Postseason Storyline on Saturday night. Read More »

None more professional than tireless Kaegel

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Dick Kaegel, entering retirement after covering the Royals for MLB.com, doesn't talk much about himself, other than to tell humorous stories at his own expense. But the made a lifetime impression on everybody at this workplace, too, in the way he condu... Read More »

A’s agree to contract with free-agent DH Butler

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The A's and free-agent designated Billy Butler agreed to a three-year, $30 million contract on Tuesday, according to an MLB.com source, pending a physical. The club has not confirmed the deal. Read More »

A’s agree on deal with free-agent DH Butler

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The A's and free-agent designated Billy Butler agreed to terms on a three-year, $30 million contract on Tuesday, according to an MLB.com source, pending a physical. The club has not confirmed the deal. Read More »

Guthrie seeks MLB’s first win in Japan All-Star Series

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Jeremy Guthrie's experience in Japan has thus far revolved around off-field activities, but today, the Royals righty will finally have a chance to take the mound, opposite Samurai Japan right-hander Takahiro Norimoto at the Tokyo Dome in Game 3. Read More »

MLB takes nail-biter in Japan Series preview

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A star-studded squad of Major Leaguers got a taste of what lies ahead in the Japan All-Star Series on Tuesday, as a feisty team of players from the Hanshin Tigers and Yomiuri Giants nearly erased a seven-run deficit before MLB closed out an 8-7 exhibit... Read More »

Royals’ rise managed adeptly by Yost

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The Royals' resurgence in 2014 was orchestrated by manager Ned Yost, who is a finalist for American League Manager of the Year Award. The winner in the vote by the Baseball Writers' Association of America will be announced on Tuesday at 5 p.m. CT on ML... Read More »

Three Royals to play for MLB on Japan tour

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Royals catcher Salvador Perez, shortstop Alcides Escobar and pitcher Jeremy Guthrie will join the Major Leaguers who will play in a five-game All-Star Series in Japan, the club confirmed on Tuesday. Read More »

KC’s storybook season gets GIBBY attention

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A memorable season is over for the Royals, but now fans can vote for some of the best plays of Kansas City's fantastic year. Major League Baseball's A-listers will take home MLB.com's 2014 Greatness in Baseball Yearly (GIBBY) trophies -- the ultimate h... Read More »

World Series Game 7: SF-KC in-game notebook

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Welcome to Kauffman Stadium and MLB.com's live hub for Game 7 of the World Series, which will be updated throughout the night with news and in-game highlights. Be sure to refresh often as the Royals and Giants do battle in the league's first winner-tak... Read More »

World Series Game 6: SF-KC in-game notebook

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Welcome to Kauffman Stadium and MLB.com's live game notebook for Game 6 of the World Series, which will be updated throughout the night with news of the day and key developments from earlier in the game. For real-time updates, follow in Gameday. In the... Read More »

Herrera’s first MLB at-bat comes in World Series

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Kelvin Herrera was 16 years old the last time he stepped into a batter's box in a competitive baseball game. And yet, there he was on Friday night, called upon to bat in a one-run game in the World Series. He promptly struck out on three pitches, but n... Read More »

MLB pauses during Game 3 to Stand Up To Cancer

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Major League Baseball used its biggest stage for the sixth year in a row to hold a live Stand Up To Cancer moment for a capacity crowd and a global FOX viewing audience. Read More »

MLB pays tribute to Gwynn before Game 3

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Major League Baseball honored the late Tony Gwynn prior to Game 3 of the World Series between the hometown Giants and Royals on Friday at AT&T Park. Read More »

World Series Game 3: KC-SF in-game notebook

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Welcome to AT&T Park and MLB.com's live hub for Game 3 of the World Series, which will be consistently refreshed with news of the day and key developments from earlier in the game. For real-time updates, follow in Gameday. In the At Bat App, go to ... Read More »