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Did You Know? 2014 AL Wild Card Game

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The American League Wild Card Game could not have been any wilder. The Royals defeated the A's, 9-8, in 12 innings after erasing a four-run deficit over the eighth and ninth frames and a one-run deficit in the 12th in a contest that featured an entire ... Read More »

Craziest stats from the AL Wild Card Game

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The American League Wild Card Game could not have been any wilder. The Royals defeated the A's, 9-8, in 12 innings after erasing a four-run deficit over the eighth and ninth frames and a one-run deficit in the 12th in a contest that featured an entire ... Read More »

KC’s historic comeback and other crazy stats

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The American League Wild Card Game could not have been any wilder. The Royals defeated the A's, 9-8, in 12 innings after erasing a four-run deficit over the eighth and ninth frames and a one-run deficit in the 12th in a contest that featured an entire ... Read More »

Butler recalls midseason meeting as catalyst

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The turning point of the Royals' 2014 season came just after the club had come out of the All-Star break and registered four straight losses. So Raul Ibanez, who was part of the Royals' losing history during his Kansas City stay of 2001-03, figured a p... Read More »

Royals need to solve nemesis Lester to advance

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By earning their first postseason berth since 1985, the Royals turned the previous 29 years of unpleasant history into background noise. For the season to continue, Kansas City must overcome more unpleasant history, this time against Oakland starter Jo... Read More »

Royals feeling need for speed in Wild Card lineup

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Putting speed at the top of the lineup has worked well for the Royals in the last 15 games of the season, so manager Ned Yost figures he'll stay with it for the Wild Card Game against the Oakland A's on Tuesday night. Read More »

Position by position breakdown: A’s-Royals

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It's a matchup that was up in the air until late in the afternoon on the final day of the season, and it will be the first playoff action fans are treated to this October. The American League Wild Card game (Tuesday night at 8:07 ET on TBS) is here, re... 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 »

Royals look for win, help on season’s final day

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The Royals, who have clinched home-field advantage in the American League Wild Card Game, enter the final day of the season just one game back of the Tigers for the top spot in the American League Central. Yordano Ventura will take the mound for the fi... Read More »

Drama of Game 163 looms in three races

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With the races in the NL and AL Central divisions and the AL Wild Card going down to the wire on the final day of the season, it is possible that one or more races could be decided by a 163rd game on Monday. Read More »

Royals miss chance to tie up AL Central

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Danny Duffy got off to a rocky start and the Royals never recovered in a 5-4 loss to the White Sox on Saturday night in Chicago. The Royals will enter the final day of the regular season one game behind the Tigers, who also lost, for first place in the... Read More »

Konerko congratulates Royals on season’s success

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Retiring White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko took time to recognize the Royals as he made his farewell address to White Sox fans during a ceremony before Saturday night's game. Read More »

Royals own Wild Card, looking to trade for division title

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The Royals are in the playoffs, but their first-round matchup remains unknown with just two games left in the season. Kansas City has secured a Wild Card, but could still wind up with the American League Central title. Read More »

Five things that changed the Royals’ season

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A lot of things have happened since the Royals last appeared in the postseason in 1985. Here are the top five things that influenced their resurgence this season. Read More »

Royals draw most fans since 1991 season

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The Royals finished their regular-season home schedule with the biggest attendance since 1991 and not far under the 2 million mark at 1,956,482. That's an average of 24,154 for 81 home dates. Read More »