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  • Gordon pushes Royals past Orioles in ALCS Game 1

    Gordon pushes Royals past Orioles in ALCS Game 1
    BALTIMORE — The rain-soaked crowd at Camden Yards had waited long enough for this moment — Baltimore's first American League Championship Series game in 17 years — so when Game 1 of the ALCS went to extra innings, few seats were...
  • Royals' Alex Gordon, Billy Butler bring dangerous reputations to Camden Yards

    Royals' Alex Gordon, Billy Butler bring dangerous reputations to Camden Yards
    Having spent their entire careers in cavernous Kauffman Stadium and the spacious ballparks of the American League Central, longtime Kansas City Royals players Alex Gordon and Billy Butler always have welcomed trips to the comparatively cozy Camden Yards....
  • Key moments from Game 1 of the AL Championship Series

    Key moments from Game 1 of the AL Championship Series
    First sustained cheer of the night: 7:12 p.m., as the grounds crew pulls back the tarp that had covered the field all day. Player introductions begin: 7:47 p.m. The orange towels begin waving with the introduction of longtime trainer Richie Bancells....
  • Top starter Chris Tillman struggles in short outing

    Top starter Chris Tillman struggles in short outing
    When the Orioles and the Kansas City Royals each swept their opponents in the American League Division Series, there was no question which two pitchers would face off in Game 1 of the AL Championship Series. Chris Tillman has been the Orioles' most...
  • Latest on rain from Camden Yards and details on Orioles' Game 2 starter

    Latest on rain from Camden Yards and details on Orioles' Game 2 starter
    Despite forecasts calling for rain throughout the night, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he is confident that Friday night’s American League Championship Series Game 1 will be played. As of 5 p.m., the tarp is still on the field at Camden...
  • Whether it's speed or power, Orioles and Royals seek the X-factor

    Whether it's speed or power, Orioles and Royals seek the X-factor
    There are more similarities between the Orioles and their American League Championship Series opponent, the Kansas City Royals, than not — they both have solid pitching, stellar bullpens and play exemplary defense — but the way they score runs...
  • Shutting down Royals' running game key for Orioles in AL Championship Series

    Shutting down Royals' running game key for Orioles in AL Championship Series
    All Orioles manager Buck Showalter had to do was watch the Kansas City Royals' comeback win over the Oakland Athletics in the American League wild-card game last week to see how dangerous his team's AL Championship Series opponent can be on the base...
  • Liga Americana: Reales barren a Angelinos y disputarán banderín a Orioles

    Liga Americana: Reales barren a Angelinos y disputarán banderín a Orioles
    Kansas City (EEUU), 5 oct (EFE).- El pitcheo consistente del abridor James Shields y el bateo oportuno liderado por el jardinero Alex Gordon permitieron a los Reales de Kansas City vencer por 8-3 a los Angelinos de Los Ángeles en el tercer partido de la...
  • Royals blast into series lead

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — Go figure. No team in the majors hit fewer home runs this season than Kansas City, but as Royals manager Ned Yost said before the game: "We have some guys that can hit the ball out of the ballpark." One of those guys is third...
  • Mike Moustakas' 11th-inning homer lifts Royals past Angels, 3-2

    Mike Moustakas' 11th-inning homer lifts Royals past Angels, 3-2
    Kansas City Royals Manager Ned Yost yielded the hot seat to Angels Manager Mike Scioscia on Thursday night. While Yost pulled all the right strings in a battle of bullpens, it was Scioscia who left himself open to some second-guessing, first with...
  • Angels can go only as far as starting pitchers take them

    Superb starting pitching can carry a team to a World Series title, as the Chicago White Sox showed in 2005, when Jose Contreras, Mark Buehrle, Jon Garland and Freddy Garcia combined for a 9-1 record and a 2.84 earned-run average, four complete games and...