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Royals content to play waiting game at Meetings

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The Royals' waiting game continued on Tuesday, the second day of the Winter Meetings, and general manager Dayton Moore said once again that he was perfectly fine with talk that could either lead to action or not. Read More »

KQNK Is Your Home For Norton Bluejay Athletics

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Classic Hits KQNK is your world-wide broadcast home for Norton Bluejay Athletics! Catch the complete KQNK broadcast schedule below, as we deliver play by play action this winter for Norton High School basketball and wrestling! Every game on KQNK is simulcast over the internet, right here on KQNK.com. Tune in all season long for great Norton Bluejay Athletics! On the go? download ... Read More »

Giants turn two after replay overturns safe call

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Giants manager Bruce Bochy came out on the winning end of a replay challenge in Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night. The Royals' Eric Hosmer dove headfirst into first base trying to break up a double play in the third inning, and he was ruled... Read More »

Royals put ball in play, put game away

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The Royals got all they wanted in this inning and on this night. Game 6 was essentially over not long after it started, as Kansas City's seven-run second paved the way to a 10-0 victory that gave the club its ticket to Game 7 at Kauffman Stadium. 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 »

Finnegan set for World Series after college run

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Sitting in his criminal justice classes four months ago at Texas Christian University, Brandon Finnegan could not wait to be done with college so he could go play professional baseball. Read More »

A baseball latecomer, Cain’s determination led way

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Lorenzo Cain has shined on both sides of the ball this postseason, stroking hits with regularity and chasing down drives in the outfield gaps. Those feats would be impressive even without the knowledge that he didn't play baseball at any level until hi... Read More »

Dependable Royals good at staying in contact

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From Opening Day to Kansas City's thrilling, 6-4, victory in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series, one thing has stayed consistent: the Royals' skill at putting the ball in play. Read More »

Five things we learned from Royals’ ALDS sweep

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So we know that the Royals are going to play the Orioles in the ALCS, and the winner will be going to the World Series for the first time since the 1980s. It may end up being the Royals, because this is the third time the Angels have been swept in the ... Read More »

Royals’ offense masters art of playing small ball

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Although some analytics-driven folks may cringe when manager Ned Yost bunts or steals with so few outs to work with, there's no denying he has the perfect team with which to play small ball. That won't change when the Royals take on the Angels in Game ... Read More »

Escobar first KC shortstop to play all 162 games

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Alcides Escobar on Sunday became the first shortstop in Royals franchise history to play all 162 games at the position in a season. Read More »

White Sox credited with double play following replay

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The White Sox were credited with an inning-ending double play in the fourth inning Friday night when a replay review overturned the initial ruling of a missed tag by second baseman Marcus Semien. Read More »

White Sox win challenge of close play at first

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White Sox manager Robin Ventura's seventh-inning challenge overturned a call that initially ruled Adam Eaton out at first with one out and the game against the Royals tied at 3. Read More »

Gordon’s diving catch stands after Tribe challenge

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With the Indians' season hanging by a thread, manager Terry Francona did not hesitate to challenge a seventh-inning catch by Royals left fielder Alex Gordon in Wednesday night's 6-4 win. The play was ruled as stands, but Francona did not want to take a... Read More »

Royals win challenge on overturned pickoff play

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James Shields recorded his 31st career pickoff as Royals manager Ned Yost challenged a safe call in the first inning on Wednesday night and won. The New York review concluded that Tigers runner Ian Kinsler was out and overturned the call. Read More »