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Royals’ magical run to World Series wowed Matthews

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Denny Matthews, in broadcasting Royals games since their first season in 1969, has seen just about everything. So his take on the 2014 World Series edition has a background of 46 seasons of watching the club. Read More »

Former 20-game winner Sadecki dies at 73

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Ray Sadecki, a left-handed pitcher who won 20 games for the Cardinals in their 1964 championship season, died Monday due to complications of blood cancer. He was 73. Read More »

Perez’s love of baseball takes no breaks

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As if 162 games behind the plate weren't enough in 2014 between the regular season, All-Star Game and postseason, Salvador Perez never had any doubts about representing Major League Baseball in the Japan All-Star Series against the host country's natio... Read More »

Escobar shuns rest to play in Japan Series

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After 162 regular season games with the Royals and 15 more in the postseason, Alcides Escobar still wanted to play more baseball. So instead of resting in November, the Venezuelan native opted to take part in the Japan All-Star series. Read More »

Royals’ Ventura finishes sixth in AL ROY balloting

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Yordano Ventura's fine first season for the Royals got some recognition in the American League Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award voting. He finished sixth, well behind unanimous winner Jose Abreu of the White Sox. Read More »

Entire coaching staff to return for 2015 season

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The same seven-man staff that helped manager Ned Yost put the Royals into the 2014 World Series is set to return next season. Read More »

Royals pick up option on reliever Davis

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The Kansas City Royals announced Monday that the club has exercised its one-year option on right-handed pitcher Wade Davis for the 2015 season. Read More »

Talent in KC on display during improbable year

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Honestly, not even fervent Royals believers might have forecast this: The team took the 110th World Series right down to the final out before turning loose of their finest and most improbable season in 29 years. Read More »

Royals deal Hendriks back to Jays for Minors catcher

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Pitcher Liam Hendriks' stay with the Royals was brief, and now he's returned to where he started the season. Hendriks was traded back to Toronto in exchange for Minor League catcher Santiago Nessy, the Royals announced on Thursday. Read More »

Fan Cave winners wrap up memorable season at Game 7

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After watching 2,430 regular-season games plus All-Star Week and a postseason culminating in a World Series Game 7, four MLB Fan Cave Dwellers were each presented with $5,000 and a thanks from Major League Baseball in a pregame field ceremony on Wednes... Read More »

Butler’s emotional ride with Royals headed for Game 7

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Billy Butler has been a consistent presence in the Royals' lineup for eight seasons, but nothing the designated hitter has witnessed in his career compares to the emotions he has felt during the organization's magical 2014 season. Read More »

Two great teams, one final showdown

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That this World Series will deliver a Game 7 just feels right. This is how this baseball season had to end. The Royals and Giants have already given us a compelling six games, transforming the Fall Classic into a showcase for two gifted teams that have... Read More »

Amped-up Collins unable to settle down in rocky seventh

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Tim Collins pitched in more games for Triple-A Omaha this season (23) than he did for the Royals (22). And yet here he was, inserted into the seventh inning of Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday, inheriting runners on first and second for a team tr... Read More »

Path to World Series ultimate test of best teams

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Neither the Royals nor Giants won 90 games in the regular season, but that shouldn't matter in determining a World Series champion. Read More »

Infante makes presence known for Royals

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Omar Infante's first season with the Royals did not produce the desired results, but he delivered a spark in their Game 2 victory Wednesday night. Read More »