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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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.

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Shields trying to play stopper in key Motown finale

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The Tigers and Royals have already flip-flopped twice in this season's race for the American League Central's top spot. The third time could come Wednesday night as Detroit tries to close out a massive September sweep at Comerica Park.

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Shields, Royals take playoff hunt to the Bronx

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The Royals will play their penultimate series against a non-American League Central opponent in 2014 when they begin a three-game set against the Yankees on Friday in the Bronx. James Shields will get the ball for Kansas City opposite Michael Pineda.

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Royals-Indians suspended after rain arrives in KC

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Hold everything. The Kansas City-Cleveland game on Sunday night is in a state of suspended animation after play was stopped by rain midway through the 10th inning with the Indians ahead, 4-2. The game was suspended and will resume in Cleveland prior to...

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Perez exits with sore right knee, plans to play tonight

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Royals catcher Salvador Perez was removed from Monday night's 6-4 victory against the Twins because of what the team described as "discomfort in his right knee." But as he toweled off and prepared to board the Royals' charter flight to Colorado for an ...

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