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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 ... Read More »

Road weary Royals glad to make trip to ALDS

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Playing in a Wild Card Game does not lend itself to easy travel for a team fortunate enough to win and advance to the next round. The Royals found themselves in that position with extra factors involved that resulted in arriving at their Southern Calif... Read More »

Gordon embodies Royals’ rock-solid tenacity

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Alex Gordon is the embodiment of the Royals' toughness. In addition to being an excellent player, he's the spiritual leader of a team that has finally reached postseason status. "I try to go about my business in the most professional way and I think gu... Read More »

Proud Royals fans ‘Rally’ around hometown team

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A crowd of 5,000 filed into Kauffman Stadium on Monday to watch the Royals work out and take batting practice in the "Take the Crown Rally" event. It was an unusual scene for a fan base that will experience postseason baseball for the first time in nea... Read More »

The ‘Yost Way’ paying dividends for Royals

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Ned Yost, in his five seasons as Royals manager, has been vilified for a multitude of presumed sins -- he mishandles pitchers, he bunts too much, he doesn't pinch-hit enough, he looks grumpy for goodness sake! So Yost must feel vindicated now that he's... Read More »

Constructing a winner: Royals

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Here's a look at how the Kansas City Royals used the Draft, trades, free agency and international signings to build its postseason team. Read More »

Moore dissects moves carrying KC to postseason

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As the Royals prepare for their first postseason since 1985, GM Dayton Moore chats with MLB.com about his team. Read More »

Shields to start if Royals force Central tiebreaker

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At mid-morning Sunday, manager Ned Yost didn't know which team his Royals would be facing next after the regular-season finale. It might be Detroit, Oakland or Seattle. At that point, no one knew. Yost, relaxing in an office chair in the visitors' club... Read More »

Fans part of Royals’ long-awaited celebration

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Royals fans traveled to Chicago for just one reason: to be with their team when it clinched its first postseason berth in 29 years. Friday night's victory celebration made their journeys well worth it. Read More »

Royals front office celebrates postseason berth

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Typically unobtrusive and low-key, Royals owner David Glass and team president Dan Glass slipped into the team's celebration after Friday night's victory. They stood quietly and smiled proudly as their players and staff noisily toasted their first entr... Read More »

Yost sets mark for most KC games managed

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When Ned Yost managed the Royals against the Indians on Wednesday night, he stood alone as the man who has directed the team in the most regular-season games. Yost passed Dick Howser at 771 Royals games managed in a 6-4 loss to the Indians. Read More »

Yost to set mark for most KC games managed

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When Ned Yost manages the Royals against the Indians on Wednesday night, he'll stand alone as the man who has directed the team in the most regular-season games. Yost tied Dick Howser at 770 Royals games managed on Tuesday night. Read More »

Ticket outfit apologizes for online sales snafu

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After technical difficulties interfered with online sales of postseason ticket sales on Thursday, the Royals announced that representatives would be contacting purchasers affected by the glitch and the team's technology provider, Tickets.com, apologize... Read More »

Cross Country Team Competes at Hays

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On Thursday, September 18, the NCHS Cross Country Team traveled to Hays to compete in the Hays High Invitational. The Girls were able to win the team title in their division, and the Boys finished in 3rd place.NCHS Results--Hays High Invitational Read More »

Pipeline Perspectives: Ventura ready to key Royals’ run

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No rookie will have a greater impact on his team in September and October than Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura writes MLB.com's Jim Callis. Read More »