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Royals perfectly suited for National League style

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The Royals' remarkable fielding combines with a deep pitching staff to give them the ability to win low-scoring games. Kansas City is probably better constructed to compete in the National League and it showed with a 3-2 win over the Giants in Game 3 o... Read More »

Hosmer’s 11-pitch at-bat epitomizes KC kids’ growth

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If the Kansas City Royals go on to win this World Series, we can look back at a moment in Game 3 on Friday night that might just tell the whole story. First, though, let's push the pause button and rewind to 2011 to understand how far these Royals have... Read More »

Royals’ playoff win streak halted by Giants in Game 1

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Before the sellout crowd of 40,459 at Kauffman Stadium knew it, they were seeing ace right-hander James Shields and the Royals absorb a 7-1 loss to the Giants in Game 1 of the 110th World Series on Tuesday night. It ended Kansas City's string of eight ... Read More »

Like ’85 champs, Royals know how to win

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Twenty-nine years later, the Royals have returned to the World Series. Read More »

Braves boast connections to both World Series teams

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At some point within the next two weeks, either the Royals or Giants will clinch the World Series with what will be their 12th postseason win this year. When this happens, Braves fans will be left to choose whether to feel good or disheartened by the f... Read More »

Orioles-Royals, Game 3: Did you know?

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The Royals moved within one win of a World Series berth on Tuesday night with a 2-1 triumph over the Orioles in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series. Here is a look at some of the more intriguing facts to come out of Game 3. Read More »

Royals follow blueprint to take 3-0 ALCS lead

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After a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in Game 3 on Tuesday night with 40,183 fans roaring in the Blue Zoo, Kansas City can clinch its third trip to the World Series with another win on Wednesday afternoon. Read More »

Royals follow blueprint to take 3-0 lead

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After a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in Game 3 on Tuesday night with 40,183 fans roaring in the Blue Zoo, Kansas City can clinch its third trip to the World Series with another win on Wednesday afternoon. Read More »

Royals tab Vargas for ALCS Game 4

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Standing just one win away from their first World Series berth since 1985, the Royals are sticking with lefty Jason Vargas for Game 4 on Wednesday rather than turning to James Shields to sweep away the Orioles in the American League Championship 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 »

Royals-Orioles ALCS Game 1: Did you know?

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The Royals find themselves in good company following their record-setting, 8-6 extra-inning victory over the Orioles in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series on Friday night. Of the previous 13 teams that won Game 1 of an LCS matchup in ext... Read More »

Shields pads postseason resume, earns nickname

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James Shields is now 3-4 with a 4.96 ERA in eight postseason starts. He has a reputation for being a "big game" pitcher but this was his first postseason win since Game 2 of the 2008 World Series against the Phillies, when he was a member of the Rays. Read More »

Oct. 3 Ned Yost postgame interview

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Manager Ned Yost discusses the Royals' second straight win in extras to take a 2-0 lead over the Angels in the ALDS. Read More »

MLB Notebook: O’s, Royals follow season trends

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No team had more multihomer games than the O's, who used their power to slug past the Tigers in Game 1 of their ALDS series. While K.C. won their ALDS opener on a Mike Moustakas homer in the 11th, the Royals again showed that they could find a way to w... Read More »

Moose’s mash in extras powers Royals to Game 1 win

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Mike Moustakas was back where his baseball roots began, and he dug deep into them and bashed a home run to give the Royals an 11-inning, 3-2 victory over the Angels in the opener of the American League Division Series on Thursday night. Read More »