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  • 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...
  • Royals to play for American League pennant after sweeping Angels with 8-3 win

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The party started at 6:58 p.m., just as Alex Gordon's three-run double touched down in the outfield and Billy Butler's feet touched the plate. The celebration never stopped, undeterred by the last whimpers of the Los Angeles Angels and...
  • Royals' confidence soars after sweep of Angels

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After winning three consecutive extra-inning postseason games, the Kansas City Royals enjoyed a laugher Sunday as they cruised into the American League...
  • 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...
  • Sam Mellinger: Why the Royals are built for the playoffs (and could stick around awhile)

    About six weeks ago, back when the Royals were dreaming of having just one champagne party instead of working toward a third, a scout for a rival club was talking about how this might happen. At the time, it took some imagination. It took the willingness...
  • Royals' Holland witnesses son's birth, saves 2 games

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Kansas City Royals right-hander Greg Holland's save in Game 1 of the American League Division Series on Thursday against the Los Angeles Angels was impressive...
  • Royals 3, Angels 2 (11 innings)

    The Sports Xchange By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange Royals 3, Angels 2 (11 innings) 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...
  • Royals ride Moustakas' homer to Game 1 win

    The Sports Xchange By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange Royals ride Moustakas' homer to Game 1 win ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Kansas City Royals came to Angel Stadium hoping to steal Game 1 of the American League Division Series from the Los Angeles Angels...