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Yost sticks with Game 7 plan on pitching front

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More than four hours before Game 7 of the World Series, Royals manager Ned Yost outlined how he planned on setting up what he hoped would be the franchise's biggest win since 1985. Read More »

No shortage of confidence in KC clubhouse

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The players in the 2014 Royals clubhouse have never done this before, and perhaps that's working for them. Most hadn't played on a postseason team, and they had certainly never won a postseason series. And win the pennant? Please. Maybe the "act like y... Read More »

’79 Bucs last road team to win World Series Game 7

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The Pirates made ancient history in 1979: Those Bucs are the last club to win a World Series Game 7 on the road. Since, nine others have tried and come up empty. Wednesday night, the Giants will try to avoid making it 0-for-10. Read More »

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 »