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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 »

Fresh off ALDS sweeps, Orioles set to face hot Royals

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The Orioles were clear Sunday that this -- a 3-0 sweep of the Tigers in the American League Division Series -- was only a step toward their ultimate goal. But now the O's will have to face the hottest team in baseball: the Kansas City Royals. Read More »

Oct. 5 Perez pregame interview

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Royals pitcher Salvador Perez discusses getting hit in the head with a bat in Game 2 of the ALDS, the team's mindset heading into Game 3 and starting pitcher James Shields. Read More »

Royals fans revel in return to playoffs at rally back home

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For Royals fan Judy John, the allure of a chance to celebrate was too much to pass up. Even the weather, with the temperature in the low 50s exacerbated by strong winds, could not stop John, of Odessa, Mo., and a group of other Royals devotees from att... Read More »

Though off roster, Ibanez grateful for chance

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Raul Ibanez is not on the Royals' American League Division Series roster, but he is with the team back at Angel Stadium. Ibanez, 42, began the season with the Angels as their designated hitter but was released on June 21 after 57 games. He was hitting ... Read More »

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 »