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KC’s playoff run captures Royals great White’s attention

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Royals Hall of Fame member Frank White likes what he sees from the team that's been rampaging through the postseason. White, whose No. 20 is retired and whose statue stands at Kauffman Stadium, was a key force on Kansas City's 1980 and '85 World Series... Read More »

MLB Notebook: Royals on an historic pace

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With their 2-1 win Tuesday in Game 3 of the ALCS vs. the Orioles, the Royals became just the third team in history to begin a postseason with seven consecutive wins. Read More »

Dyson not shy about stating Royals’ odds of advancing

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As far as Jarrod Dyson is concerned, Game 3 of the American League Championship Series counts for nearly as much as Game 7 would. Speaking after his team's Game 2 victory, the Royals outfielder was confident in his team's chances to advance to the Worl... Read More »

Don’t try this at home: Gordon’s pregame regimen unimaginable

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The Royals are perceived as a team devoid of stars, but they don't lack a cornerstone player. It's Alex Gordon, the lifelong Royals fan, whose work ethic is beyond compare. Read More »

Oct. 12 Billy Butler workout day interview

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The Royals' Billy Butler talks about his team's playoff success thus far, in both the American League Championship Series and Division Series. Read More »

Sixth straight win puts Royals in rare company

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The Royals are certainly making the most of their first trip to the postseason in 29 years, becoming just the fourth team to start the postseason with six straight victories after defeating the Orioles, 6-4, on Saturday in Baltimore. Read More »

Guthrie will take on familiar faces in Game 3

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Jeremy Guthrie will make his postseason debut Monday in Game 3 of the ALCS against the Orioles -- the team he pitched for from 2007-11. A win would put the Royals, who lead the series 2-0, on the doorstep of the World Series. Read More »

Oct. 11 Yost pregame interview

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Royals manager Ned Yost discusses his team's resiliency, starter Yordano Ventura and reliever Kelvin Herrera prior to ALCS Game 2 vs. the Orioles. Read More »

Orioles employ Royals’ tactics in wild sixth inning

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The Royals are supposed to be the team in this American League Championship Series that relies on small ball to push runs across, but in the sixth inning of Game 1, the Orioles showed the ability to borrow from that toolbox just as well. Read More »

Pena, Leiter debate which team has edge in ALCS

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MLB Tonight analysts Carlos Pena and Al Leiter weighed in on who they think has the edge in pitching, hitting and the intangibles for the AL Championship Series between the Orioles and Royals, which begins with Game 1 in Baltimore tonight at 8 p.m. ET. Read More »

Royals’ arsenal of arms well-equipped for potent O’s

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Here is a cold, hard fact. The Baltimore Orioles hit 211 home runs this year, the most by any team in the Major Leagues. So how do the Royals stop that onslaught? Read More »

Saberhagen sees flashes of ’85 in fearless Royals

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Bret Saberhagen, the Most Valuable Player of the 1985 World Series, sees a similarity between those champion Royals and today's team. And it starts with their confidence level. Read More »

Where are they now?: 1985 Royals

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The 1985 Royals squad was led by all-time Royals great and Hall of Famer George Brett, who remains with the club as vice president of baseball operations. But there were many other stellar players -- and some key role players, too -- on that team. You ... Read More »

Yost views Gore as necessary part of roster

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Anyone watching the Royals' first four playoff games can have no doubt that pinch-runner Terrance Gore is a valuable asset to the team. Read More »

Blink-and-you’ll-miss-him Gore soaking up KC’s run

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Terrance Gore has turned into the Herb Washington of his generation, a basestealing specialist who epitomizes the speed and maneuverability of the Royals, baseball's hottest team. Read More »